The Hunting of the Snark.
London: Macmillan, 1876. 8vo, xi, (2), 83, (3)pp, with a frontispiece and 8 full-page b/w wood-engraved illustrations after Henry Holiday and an ocean chart (actually blank) at p. 17. Original pictorial tan cloth, covers decoratively stamped in black with illustrations by Holiday, backstrip lettered in black, invisibly repaired and a lovely copy to handle. First edition, a pleasant copy of this great nonsense poem, which contains some of Carrolls best loved lines and Holidays best illustrations. There was also a red cloth binding, issued as a special presentation binding: 100 were bound thus, 80 of which Dodgson inscribed at one go in the publishers' offices according to Maggs. Williams, Madan, and Green, 115.
(Item Id: 106023)