Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland | Book Focus

by Rebecca Reed, CRM Executive. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was published in 1865 by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll. Three years before this date Charles rowed a boat up the Isis on the 4th July 1862 with Reverend Robinson Duckworth, Lorina Charlotte Liddell, Alice Pleasance Liddell and Edith Mary […]

Author Focus | Arthur Ransome

Here at World of Rare Books, we love to focus on the interesting lives of the greatest authors that this world has offered us. This year marks 50 years without this great children’s author who is best known for writing the Swallows and Amazons series. Arthur Ransome was the son of Cyril and Edith Ransome, […]