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”.
The Hunting of the Snark – Lewis Carroll 1981
William Kaufmann Inc., 1981
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.