The Hunting of the Snark. Illustrated by Henry Holiday (1891)
Book ID: 67668
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, . 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.
First published in 1876.