Limited Edition

The classic Lewis Carroll story is brought alive by Peter Blake's equally classic original watercolours.
The original watercolour illustrations are published for the first time in this unique beautifully produced limited edition book of 500 copies. each copy numbered and signed by Peter Blake.
The publication consists of the full Lewis Carroll story, complemented by 8 tipped-in coloured plates with illustrations by Peter Blake. Following the story there is a look “Behind the Scenes”, an interview with Peter Blake recounting the story behind the making of the pictures.
“Behind the Scenes”, Peter Blake recounts the story behind the making of the illustrations. This section is illustrated by numerous examples of the original visual reference material used to create the illustrations. Also included are original photographs of the main characters taken by Peter Blake. The book shows Peter Blake not only as an exceptional watercolour artist but also as an accomplished photographer.


Format: 300mm x 240mm (Portrait)
Extent: 112 printed pages
96 pages printed one colour onto 150gsm cream wove with 8 tipped in colour plates
16 pages printed 4 process colours onto 150gsm matt coated paper
Binding: Embossed panel with tipped on 4 colour label
Gold foil blocking on front and spine
Head and tail bands
Marker ribbon
Cloth covered over 3mm boards
2 Colour printed endpapers
Jacket: Clear Falcon Gloss PVC
Price: Sold Out..
Publication date: June 2005
ISBN: 0-9547324-0-5


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