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Aragon.) CARROLL (Lewis.)
La Chasse au Snark [The Hunting of the Snark.] Une Agonie en Huit Crises. Traduit pour la première fois en français par Aragon.
Hours Press, 1929. FIRST FRENCH EDITION, ONE OF 350 NUMBERED COPIES (from an edition of 360 copies) signed by the translator, this copy out of series, introductory material printed in red, pp. [vi], 29, 4to, original red boards printed in black, one or two very light handling marks and a little surface bubbling at head of lower board, protective tissue wrapper, very good. A clean, solid copy of this attractively printed book from Nancy Cunard's Hours Press - a Surrealist take on a poem ripe for that milieu. Aragon's input extended to the cover design and some assistance with the labour of printing. (Cunard, 'These Were the Hours', pp. 40-50)
Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA [Oxford, United Kingdom]
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