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The Annotated Alice
Author Martin Gardner
Illustrator John Tenniel
Genre Annotated edition
Publisher Clarkson N. Potter
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The Annotated Alice is a 1960 book by Martin Gardner incorporating the text of Lewis Carroll's major tales, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1871), as well as the original illustrations by John Tenniel. It has extensive annotations explaining the contemporary references (including the Victorian poems that Carroll parodies), mathematical concepts, word play, and Victorian traditions (such as the parlor game snap-dragons) featured in the two books.


  • The Annotated Alice: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, Illustrated by John Tenniel by Martin Gardner (1960), New York, Bramhall House
  • More Annotated Alice by Martin Gardner (1990)
  • The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition by Martin Gardner (1998/1999)
  • The Annotated Alice: 150th Anniversary Deluxe Edition by Martin Gardner and Mark Burstein (2015)
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