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Book Description

"Illustrated by Henry Holiday; The Annotated Snark by Martin Gardner; The Designs for the Snark by Charles Mitchell; The Listing of the Snark by Selwin H. Goodacre; Edited by James Tanis and John Dooley" **Centennial edition; #316 0f 395 copies, signed by Gardner, Mitchell, Goodacre and the printer, Roderick Stinehour**; with an extra suite of plates in a portfolio; title page printed in blue and black. Portfolio reinforced internally along spine with archival tape.
Dealer Notes
The plates and accompanying suite of images contain every extant image prepared by Holiday for The Snark, including those not used in the original edition, preliminary sketches, surviving woodblocks and proofs; accompanied by an essay on the designs.
Author Lewis Carroll
Date 1981
Binding 1/4 crimson morocco over linen, in pictorial slipcase, with light card portfolio
Publisher Los Altos, California: William Kaufmann, Inc.
Illustrator Henry Holiday
Condition Volume and case fine; portfolio near fine
Pages 129 p. + 44 leaves of plates

Price: £200.00

Offered by Wilfrid de Freitas

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