Currently reading : The Original Alice In Wonderland Manuscript, Handwritten & Illustrated By Lewis Carroll (1864)
Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, the original version of the book that Carroll presented to Alice Liddell in 1864, is presently housed in the British Library, which has graciously made it freely available online. The handwritten volume includes 37 crisp ink illustrations rarely seen by a wider audience.
This manuscript – one of the British Library’s best – loved treasures – is the original version of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll.
You can read the entire original novel online and enjoy the intricate and naive illustrations that accompany the story here.