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The Hunting of the Snark.

An Agony, in Eight Fits.

Stock Code 109288

London, Macmillan and Co., 1876

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First edition of Carroll's dark poem, describing 'with infinite humor the impossible voyage of an improbable crew to find an inconceivable creature'.



First edition, first impression; 8vo; 9 illustrations by Henry Holiday, including frontispiece, light toning and spotting to prelims, previous owner's signature to verso front free endpaper; publisher's cream pictorial cloth, spine and extremities slightly darkened, all edges gilt, An Easter Greeting to Every Child Who Loves "Alice" tipped in, short split to inner hinge, lightly soiled, a good copy.

Williams-Madan-Green-Crutch 115.
Provenance

Provenance: C. J. B. Donkin, Fellows Road, N. W. 3. (ownership inscription). Possibly related by descent to Alice Donkin, the subject of early photographs by Carroll.

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The Hunting of the Snark.

CARROLL, Lewis (pseud. DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge).

Stock code: 109288

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