The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits With Nine. Lewis Carroll.
The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits With Nine
The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits With Nine

The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits With Nine

London: Macmillan & Co., 1876. First Edition. Small Octavo. Item #014795

later printing (eighteenth thousand), frontispiece, 83,pp., (1)pp. ad, with nine illustrations by Henry Holiday, bound in red cloth, central gilt vignette to both boards within three gilt circles, boards triple ruled in gilt, spine and all edges gilt, black coated endpapers. small nick to spine, some overall finger soiling and minor spots of rubbing, contemporary owner's gift inscription, occasional spots of foxing or soiling. Roger Green's revised and updated bibliography states that Carroll had ordered copies bound in various colors, including red but with the cloth done in a pictorial gilt using the same design as the original black and gray trade edition. There is no mention of this particular binding which is much in the style of the original "Alice in Wonderland". A very good copy, front inner hinge just starting.

Price: $600.00

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