The Hunting of the Snark – Lewis Carroll 1981


  • Author: Lewis Carroll
  • Publisher: William Kaufmann Inc., 1981
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Size: 4to
  • Attributes: First Edition, Illustrated

Special edition, with new illustrations by Henry Holiday. Annotated by Martin Gardner. Red cloth, with  many wonderful full page illustrations by Henry Holiday. Interior clean & tight. In Near Fine condition.

Lewis Carroll, the author of the famous Alice books also wrote many poems notably in the humorous and nonsense genres. “The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in Eight Fits)”, published in 1876 and possibly his best known and most accomplished verse, is presented here together with another of his longer poems, “Phantasmagoria” and “Melancholetta”, “Sea Dirge”, “Size and Tears”, plus five poems from Alice: “Father William”, “Humpty Dumpty’s Song”, “Jabberwocky”, “The Lobster Quadrille”, and “The Walrus and the Carpenter”.

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