The Annotated Snark/ The full text of Lewis Carroll's great nonsense epic The Hunting of the Snark and the original illustrations by Henry Holiday

Carroll, Lewis

Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1962
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Oversize brown paper-covered boards with tan back strip and brown lettering, copper metallic vignette of hand ringing a bell. Thin sunned line at head of boards, small bump mark at center of rear head of board. Text is clean and white, no marks. Unclipped DJ shows darkening to spine, small chips and tears head and heel of spine and small loss with corresponds with bump to rear cover. Minor general soil shows on light colored paper. With an introduction and notes by Martin Gardener, the editor of The Annotated Alice. "The orignal illustrations by Henry Holiday are reproduced directly from a rare early edition. The famous "suppressed" drawing of the Boojum appears here for the first time in a book. A plum pudding of an appendix contains, among other diversions, the full text of F.C.S. Schiller's tongue-in-cheek Commentary on the Snark; and the bibliography includes excerpts from translations into foreign languages" (from the jacket blurb). Bookseller Inventory # J90908

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Title: The Annotated Snark/ The full text of Lewis ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Printing

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