The Hunting of the Snark (1891)

Author: Lewis Carroll

Book ID: 67668

Price: 165.00

The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits. With Nine Illustrations by Henry Holiday. London: Macmillan and Co., 1891. Early Reprint. Pp xii, 83, [2]. Red cloth boards with image in gilt to upper & lower covers, all edges gilded.  A fine bright copy.

Lewis Carroll’s nonsense poem, written between 1874 and 1876, borrowed the setting and several characters from his “Through the Looking Glass” and followed a bizarre crew in their search of a whimsical creature.

It was first published in 1876.

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