1876 1st ed Hunting of the Snark Lewis Carroll Illustrated Fantasy Alice Holiday

CARROLL, Lewis

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“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t.”  

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland 

 

Lewis Carroll was the author of numerous children’s and fantasy stories in the 19th-century, and none were more famous than ‘Alice.’ However, Carroll published others such as ‘The Hunting of the Snark’ – a nonsense poem using words such as ‘Jabberwocky’, jubjub, and Bandersnatch! 

 

This rare first edition is complete with the nine illustrations by Henry Holiday and features the expected first edition points (noted below). 

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1876 1st ed Hunting of the Snark Lewis Carroll Illustrated Fantasy Alice Holiday

 

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t.” 

– Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

 

Lewis Carroll was the author of numerous children’s and fantasy stories in the 19th-century, and none were more famous than ‘Alice.’ However, Carroll published others such as ‘The Hunting of the Snark’ – a nonsense poem using words such as ‘Jabberwocky’, jubjub, and Bandersnatch!

 

This rare first edition is complete with the nine illustrations by Henry Holiday and features the expected first edition points (noted below).

 

Item number: #11428

Price: $750

 

CARROLL, Lewis

 

The hunting of the snark: an agony in eight fits

 

London: MacMillan, 1876. First edition 1st printing

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xi, [1], 83, [3]
    • 9 illustrations
  • Edition points:
    • No statement of printing
    • 83 – “Baker” instead of “Butcher”
  • Provenance: Bookplate – Harold and Margaret Michelmore
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7.25in X 5in (18cm x 13cm)

 

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11428

Categories

Children's

Literature

Arts & Architecture

Authors

CARROLL, Lewis

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete