The Hunting of the Snark and Other Poems and Verses by Lewis Carroll; illustrated by Peter Newell. Lewis Carroll, Charles Dodgson.
The Hunting of the Snark and Other Poems and Verses by Lewis Carroll; illustrated by Peter Newell
The Hunting of the Snark and Other Poems and Verses by Lewis Carroll; illustrated by Peter Newell
The Hunting of the Snark and Other Poems and Verses by Lewis Carroll; illustrated by Peter Newell

The Hunting of the Snark and Other Poems and Verses by Lewis Carroll; illustrated by Peter Newell

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903. Newell, Peter. Hardcover. xii, [1], 248 p.: color frontispiece and 39 additional leaves of plates; 23 cm. Publisher's deep red cloth with gilt-stamped spine title, cover title, and cover illustration. Top page edges gilt. Deep red linen over blue paper dust jacket; gilt-stamped cover title. Every page of text within pale green decorative border by Robert Murray Wright. Gift inscription on front free endpaper: "Maud W. Ford from Chas. E. Ford 1912." Contents: Poems from "Rhyme and Reason" -- Poems from "Alice Adventures in Wonderland" -- Poems from "Through the Looking-glass" -- Poems from "Sylvie and Bruno." This edition was issued in 3 different bindings: an ivory or "vellum," the most common; a green cloth with a green cloth dustjacket, less common; and this red cloth with red linen dustjacket, the least common. Book is in Very Good+ Condition: corners very lightly rubbed; small scrape of top page edges; small shadow from a clipping on p. 31 and the verso of preceding plate; otherwise pages and plates are clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: head of spine just starting to fray; slightly soiled; upper corner of front flap creased. Very Good + / very good. Item #002739

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