[ALICE IN WONDERLAND'S FIRST APPEARANCE IN GREEK LANGUAGE] I Aliki sti chora ton thavmaton. [i.e. Aliki in the land of wonders]. Illustrated by Alex A. Blum.

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LEWIS CARROLL [CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON], (1832-1898).

Atlantis-M. Pechlivanidis, Athens, 1951.

Paperback. 26 x 18,5 cm. In Greek. 44, [6] p., fully vintage color ills. This "Classics Illustrated" comics edition is the first translation into Modern Greek. The translator is anonymous. Alice in Greek, 1951. This Greek translation of a 1948 Classics Illustrated Alice comic book was illustrated by Alex Blum [Alexander Anthony Blum], (1889-1969), who was a comic book artist best remembered for his contributions to the long-running comic book series Classics Illustrated (1941-1971). Born in Hungary, into a Jewish family, Blum studied at the National Academy of Design in New York before signing-on with the Eisner & Iger shop. In the 1930s and 1940s, his work appeared in Fox Comics, Quality Comics, and Fiction House. He later illustrated twenty-five Classics Illustrated titles as well as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the debut issue of Classics Illustrated Junior. Blum died in 1969 in Rye, New York. First Edition in English as "Alice in Wonderland (#49, Classics Illustrated, 1948)". (Source: University of Maryland, Early Alice Editions). Very scarce.