Auction Muchness

Tomorrow’s (June 24, 2008) auction at Bonhams in London includes five items from the Blakemore family: an “original [purple] ink drawing of Edith Blakemore in a beach costume, holding a bucket and spade, leaning against a wheel” by Lewis Carroll (Lot 119); and inscribed presentation copies of “An Easter Greeting to Every Child Who Loves ‘Alice’” (Lot 115), Symbolic Logic, Part I (Lot 116), Eight or Nine Wise Words About Letter-Writing (Lot 117), and Alice’s Adventures Under Ground (Lot 118).

In addition, the International Poster Gallery of Boston will be having their “Summer of Love” poster show July 4 to September 1, 2008. Two items of note are “Dartmouth Winter Carnival – Through a Frosted Looking Glass” poster (#USL16197), which has the Jabberwock on skis, and
“Through the Looking Glass” on blotter (#USL15956). (If you don’t know what the blotter is for, probably better you don’t ask…)