Rhyme? And Reason?


1907 edition - Ninth Thousand - with 65 illustrations by Arthur B. Frost and 9 by Henry Holiday. No previous owner inscriptions. 214 pp Contains: Phantasmagoria, in Seven Cantos; Echoes; A Sea Dirge; de Carpette Knythe; Hiawatha's Photographing; Melancholette; A Valentine; The Three Voices; Tema Con Variazioni; A Game of Fives; Poeta Fit, Non Nascitur; The Hunting of the Snark, an Agony in Eight Fits; Size & Tears; Atlanta in Camden Town; The Lang Coortin'; Four Riddles and Fame's Penny-Trumpet. Gold gilt title, tooling, vignettes, front & back, & gilt to all edges, all show a little wear. There is a slender darkish ink smudge across the spine & partially onto the front board [please see photo] & a touch of fraying of spine & corners. Hinges are sound. Contents are clean & tight & not foxed with very few marks internally. But some red dye has leached out of the front & back boards onto the edges of front & back pages. Illustrations mostly excellent. *** Richard Clay, printer. Published by Macmillan & Co.

Author: Carroll, Lewis
Illustrated By: Frost, Arthur B. & Holiday, Henry
Published: 1907 Macmillan and Co. London
Edition: Ninth Thousand
Binding: Hardcover
Binding Condition: Good

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