384 pages, 10.5 × 9 × 1 in
November 23, 1999
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0393048470
ISBN - 13: 9780393048476
From the Publisher
For over half a century, Martin Gardner has established himself as one of the world's leading authorities on Lewis Carroll. His , first published in 1959, has over half a million copies in print around the world and is beloved by both families and scholars—for it was Gardner who first decoded many of the mathematical riddles and wordplay that lay ingeniously embedded in Carroll's two classic stories, and . Forty years after this groundbreaking publication, Norton is proud to publish the Definitive Edition of , a work that combines the notes of Gardner's 1959 edition with his 1990 volume, , as well as additional discoveries drawn from Gardner's encyclopedic knowledge of the texts. Illustrated with John Tenniel's classic, beloved art—along with many recently discovered Tenniel pencil sketches—will be Gardner's most beautiful and enduring tribute to Carroll's masterpieces yet.
About the Author
Martin Gardner (1914-2010) is regarded as one of the world's leading experts on Lewis Carroll and his work. The author of more than a hundred books, he wrote the "Mathematical Games" column for Scientific American for twenty-five years and has been hailed by Douglas Hofstadter as "one of the great intellects produced in this country in this century."