The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits, with nine illustrations by Henry Holiday.

London: Macmillan and Co. 1876. First Edition, crown octavo, pp.83; [1], imprint; [1], direction to the reader; [1], advertisement. Elegantly bound in half scarlet morocco with gilt titles and decoration to spine, cloth sides, original pictorial cloth preserved at rear, all edges gilt. A little spotting to half title, pencil inscription to same otherwise near fine. An attractive copy in a handsome recent leather binding. Lewis Carroll's 'The Hunting of the Snark' is a nonsense poem about a group of adventurers hunting a legendary beast. Item #44901

Williams & Madan [189].

Price: £295.00

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