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5 edition of Glasgow through the looking-glass found in the catalog.

Glasgow through the looking-glass

history of a city seen through its costume

by Douglas N. Anderson

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Published by Heatherbank Press in Milngavie, Glasgow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Glasgow (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Glasgow
    • Subjects:
    • Clothing and dress -- Scotland -- Glasgow -- History.,
    • Glasgow (Scotland) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementresearched & illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT762.G52 A53 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination94 p. :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3123642M
      ISBN 100905192303
      LC Control Number82234769
      OCLC/WorldCa9884496

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While initially aimed at children, Through the Looking-Glass is beautifully written and flows with a bizarre sense of humour that it's near impossible not to enjoy. In a sense it's actually more plot driven than its predecessor, but that's not saying a whole lot, this is a book still primarily based around wacky characters, crazy situations and /5().

Experts believe the Glasgow Looking Glass predates all other known modern comics. Many say it led the way in the creation of modern day comics which use humour and satire.

But they say the. It isn’t often that a new medium Glasgow through the looking-glass book born. However, in June of in Glasgow, what is now recognised as the world’s first comic, was printed. It was titled ‘Glasgow Looking Glass’.

The new printing technology of stone lithography had come to Glasgow and ‘Looking Glass’ was printed by John Watson at his press on George Street. This month's choice is a caricature magazine that satirised the political and social life of Scotland in the s.

Conceived and illustrated by William Heath, the Glasgow Looking Glass ran for only 19 instalments. Featured here is a de-luxe hand coloured set of the first series of 17 issues. The story of Through the Looking-Glass describes Alice's adventures as she moves symbolically from child to adult in a strange world entered through a mirror above her drawing-room fireplace.

The landscape there is in the form of a giant chess board and Alice enters the game as a white pawn. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (also known as Alice Through the Looking-Glass or simply Through the Looking-Glass) is an novel by Lewis Carroll and the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ().

Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond : Lewis Carroll. Through the Looking-Glass is a popular book by Lewis Carroll. Read Through the Looking-Glass, free online version of the book by Lewis Carroll, on Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass consists of 12 parts for ease of reading.

Next came the first edition sequel “Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There” which made a charming pairing with the Alice In Wonderland book.

This too followed the same style of ‘thousand’ printings on the title page and the very first edition on this book. 61, free ebooks. 35 by Lewis Carroll. No cover available. Bibliographic Record. Carroll, Lewis, Glasgow through the looking-glass book the Looking-Glass.

PR: Language and Literatures. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There () is a novel by Lewis Carroll, and the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (). Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond it/5.

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (pen name Lewis Carroll) (27 January – 14 January ) was an English writer best known for "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and its sequel, "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There".4/4(). The Looking Glass is a really interesting take on a re-telling.

The girls name is Alice, and she ends up on the other side of a mirror, but that is about where the similarities stop. Jessica Arnold has created a completely new, creepy, intriguing and utterly fascinating world in her spooky hotel/5. The Looking Glass was a soaring success, sharply increasing the number of outlets in the first few issues both across the Scottish central belt as well as to Liverpool and London.

Its undoing seems to have been its celebrity, with its biting satire making enemies for Heath, who fled back to London at the height of its popularity. Glasgow through the looking-glass: history of a city seen through its costume. [Douglas N Anderson] Glasgow through the looking-glass. Milngavie, Glasgow: Heatherbank Press, Book: All Authors / Contributors: Douglas N Anderson.

Find more. Arts and Culture Oldest comic book in the world to go on show in Glasgow The world's first comic '“ Glasgow Looking Glass '“ is to be put on public display for one night only on Saturday, 1. Glasgow Looking Glass John Watson & Company, Series Published in English (United Kingdom) numbering continues with Northern Looking Glass (John Watson & Company, series) #6.

Notes. Fortnightly. Purported to be the first comic book. Though some dispute whether or not this is the first comic book, the early issues were in the. I am the editor for Through the Looking Glass Book Review. I started this website what seems like eons ago and now the site contains four thousand reviews.

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The Glasgow Looking Glass was first published in Juneoffering a fortnightly tongue-in-cheek look at everyday life in the city (for more details on the Looking Glass see our article). By December it had been rebadged as the Northern Looking Glass, in part to reflect its increasingly broad focus, but also doubtless to market it more.

The exhibition being planned to open in the Hunterian Art Gallery from March to July will bring to light new material central to the history of comics—The Glasgow Looking Glass, certain little-known Saussure manuscripts, and others —whilst going on to undermine the very notion of the much-discussed ‘world’s first comic’.In order to do so we will make the visitor into the.

Through the Looking-Glass () - The sequel to “Alice in Wonderland.” Alice climbs through a mirror and discovers that the “Jabberwocky” is included in this book.

Sir John Tenniel drew the classic illustrations. 2 Table Of Contents THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS 3 CHAPTER I LOOKING GLASS HOUSE. File Size: KB. Carroll is best known especially for two books: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland () and Through the Looking-Glass (), distinguished as satire and as examples of verbal wit.

Carroll's comic and children's works also include The Hunting of the Snark (), two collections of humorous verse, and the two parts of Sylvie and Bruno ( The Glasgow/Northern Looking Glass ().

in bound volume. Generally regarded as the world`s first comic, the four page Glasgow Looking Glass was published by John Watson and illustrated by William Heath encompassing the humorous and satirical content of the day.

Aperitif sets the colour palette with mix “Through the Looking Glass”, a blend of Edinburgh Gin and elderflower tonic, where diners are invited to pour from a small vial, a mix of raspberry tea and red sugar syrup called ‘drink me potion’.

Description: Facsimile copy of the first four issues of the 'Glasgow Looking Glass' (J - J ), consisting primarily of satirical caricatures by William Heath. tweet Behind The Looking Glass. About the Author: Charles Dodgson () is best known by his pseudonym Lewis Carroll.

A polymath who is arguably best known as an author, but who also worked as a mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer, his most famous works are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and the sequel Alice Through the Looking-Glass/5(34).

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8vo.(x), ; (xii),(2) pp. Slightly later red half morocco over matching cloth sides by Maclehose of Glasgow, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered to two panels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. InFlorence Becker Lennon advanced the case that Dodgson had had an unhealthy attraction to Alice with Victoria Through the Looking Glass, the first modern critical biography of him Author: Jenny Woolf.

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Overall an acceptable, unrestored copy of a book frequently read to destruction. Through the Looking-Glass in better shape, light bumping and cockling with slight wear to rear joint, hinges splitting but still firm, some instances of light foxing and finger-soiling to contents. A very good copy. Frontispieces and 90 illustrations by John Tenniel.- Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dobson) was born inwas the eldest son of an Anglican clergyman.

He attended rugby boarding school and came to live and study at Christ Church. He was a mathematics professor and an amateur photographer.

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