The Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll 1898 Illustrated Edition

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The Hunting of the Snark an Agony in Eight Fits
by Lewis Carroll
Ill:  Henry Holiday

Pub:  The Macmillan Co   NY
Date:  1898



No dust jacket.  Red cloth with gilt titles to spine.  Good, spine and edges rubbed, slight spotting to boards, small tear to front free end paper.  Nine black and white illustrations by Henry Holiday, 53 pages.  Printed on the recto only.  The poem borrows the setting, some creatures, and eight portmanteau words from Carroll's earlier poem "Jabberwocky" in his children's novel Through the Looking Glass