(#173008) THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK: AN AGONY IN EIGHT FITS ... With Nine Illustrations by Henry Holiday. Lewis Carroll, C. L. Dodgson.

THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK: AN AGONY IN EIGHT FITS ... With Nine Illustrations by Henry Holiday. London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. Octavo, pp. [i-ix] x-xi [xii-xiv] [1-3] 4-83 [84: printer's imprint] [85-86: ads], nine illustrations by Henry Holiday, original pictorial brown cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in black, black coated endpapers, a.e.g. First edition. "The poem describes with infinite humour the impossible voyage of an improbable crew to find an inconceivable creature. It has been called the 'Odyssey of the Nonsensical,' a masterpiece with more nonsense to the foot than could be found in an acre of lesser stuff." - WM&G, pp. 85-6. Williams, Madan and Green 115. Splits along outer joints repaired, several small ink stains to spine panel, cloth bubbled and darkened, hairline crack along inner front hinge which is still holding tight, some internal soiling and spotting, a good copy. (#173008).

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