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The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony, in Eight Fits
London: Macmillan and Co. 1876. 8vo, xi, (2), 83, (3)pp, with a frontispiece and 8 full-page b/w wood-engraved illustrations after Henry Holiday and an Òocean chartÓ (actually blank) at p. 17. Original pictorial tan cloth, covers decoratively stamped in black with illustrations by Holiday, backstrip lettered in black, slightly worn at head and foot of backstrip, front hinge cracked and repaired. First edition, a pleasant copy of this great nonsense poem, which contains some of CarrollÕs best loved lines and HolidayÕs bets illustrations. There was also a red cloth binding, issued as a special presentation binding: 100 were bound thus, 80 of which Dodgson inscribed at one go in the publishers' offices according to Maggs. Williams, Madan, and Green, 115.
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