Hunting of Snark

Hunting of Snark

Hardcover(Limited Special Edition)

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This is an edition of one of the greatest nonsense poems in the English language which has been printed using the original engraved wood blocks for the illustrations.

The illustrations were commissioned by Carroll from Henry Holiday, well known for his work as a painter and designer of stained glass. His drawings were transferred on to wood blocks and then engraved. The blocks were retained as masters from which electrotype plates were made: it was these plates which were then used for printing editions of the book.

This is a leather bound edition which in addition to the illustrations in the text, contains an extra set of prints.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333599372
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 10/08/1993
Edition description: Limited Special Edition
Pages: 80

About the Author

Date of Birth:

January 27, 1832

Date of Death:

January 14, 1898

Place of Birth:

Daresbury, Cheshire, England

Place of Death:

Guildford, Surrey, England


Richmond School, Christ Church College, Oxford University, B.A., 1854; M.A., 1857

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