This weekend I went book hunting at the Chicken House Flea Market near Stephenville, Texas. Permanent vendors were housed in a long, old, remodeled chicken house. But the best hunting was found rummaging through the outside, temporary offerings.
I bought this tattered copy of Alice in Wonderland for the cover art. The rabbit hole “filled with cupboards and bookshelves” was irresistible.
Even though the pages are brittle and brown, they are filled with lovely illustrations by Roberta Paflin.
Plus, the end papers have a wonderful fleur de lis design in the same turquoise that accents the illustrations.