Item #66131 The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits, with nine illustrations by Henry Holiday. Lewis CARROLL, Charles Lutwidge DODGSON, Henry HOLIDAY.
The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits, with nine illustrations by Henry Holiday.
The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits, with nine illustrations by Henry Holiday.
The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits, with nine illustrations by Henry Holiday.

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

London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. [Verse] FIRST EDITION, first impression. Crown octavo, pp.83 [3]. 'Baker' to p.84. With numerous illustrations by Holiday. Publisher's grey cloth blocked in black, recently re-backed with the original spine laid over, and the original black-coated endpapers. All edges gilt. Half title removed. A faint black ink ownership to front pastedown. W.H. Smith blind stamp to fly-leaf. A 4cm hole in the middle of p.1/2, with no loss to text. Hinges neatly repaired. Overall a crisp copy with a few minor marks to margins. Light wear to cloth. Very good. Lewis Carroll's 'The Hunting of the Snark' is a nonsense poem about a group of adventurers hunting a legendary beast. Item #66131

Williams and Madan [189].

Price: £195.00

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