Download e-book The Hunting Of The Snark: An Agony In Eight Fits

Free download. Book file PDF easily for everyone and every device. You can download and read online The Hunting Of The Snark: An Agony In Eight Fits file PDF Book only if you are registered here. And also you can download or read online all Book PDF file that related with The Hunting Of The Snark: An Agony In Eight Fits book. Happy reading The Hunting Of The Snark: An Agony In Eight Fits Bookeveryone. Download file Free Book PDF The Hunting Of The Snark: An Agony In Eight Fits at Complete PDF Library. This Book have some digital formats such us :paperbook, ebook, kindle, epub, fb2 and another formats. Here is The CompletePDF Book Library. It's free to register here to get Book file PDF The Hunting Of The Snark: An Agony In Eight Fits Pocket Guide.

All books are returnable within 5 business days, provided you call to confirm and return them in their original condition. We guarantee all first editions and signatures as authentic. Special or out of country orders will require additional postag Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

First UK The ivory cloth is somewhat toned and darkened, especially along the spine which is also lightly frayed at the top and bottom of the spine ends. The corners are lightly bumped. The hinges are firm but delicately separating. The front hinge is separated 3" from the bottom; the rear hinge 2" from the top. With all 9 charming illustrations by Henry Holiday. The frontispiece is protected by a tissue guard. The black endpapers are clean and shiny. With one page of ads of "Works by Lewis Carroll" at the end of the book.


  • Yours for the Asking: An Indispensable Guide to Fundraising and Management.
  • "Everything in the world exists in order to end up as a book".
  • Navigation menu!
  • American Places: In Search of the Twenty-first Century Campus!

All edges are gilded. Generally very clean throughout with the former owner's simply designed bookplate and name and date in ink. Overall, a handsome copy with 19th century patina of this charming nonsense poem.

Oh no, there's been an error

Learn more. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Lewis Carroll.


  • The Hunting of the Snark : An Agony in Eight Fits.
  • The Hunting of the Snark;
  • UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders, Volume 2: Co-G.
  • Adding to Cart....

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Review "Delightfully surreal Read more.

07 Mike Batt The Hunting Of The Snark - The Pig Must Die

Don't have a Kindle? Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Showing of 92 reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.

Record number

Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The Hunting of the Snark is another masterpiece of nonsensical verse from the inimitable mind of the author of Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass and Jabberwocky. Lewis Carroll was a master of the art of writing of nonsense that was not really nonsense, as exemplified in The Hunting of the Snark.

On one level this story, about the hunt for a mythical creature by a ship's crew made up of assorted strange characters, makes absolutely no sense at all.

Item Preview

However, on deeper consideration, the story is perfectly comprehensible. In fact, there are scholars who believe that yet deeper meanings are concealed within the work, and that the poem was actually written in cypher.

Collected Books

The individual reader will have to decide for himself, and will undoubtedly enjoy the experience. Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase. Astounding "graphic novel" version of the long, crazy, beautiful satire of an epic poem by Lewis Carroll, who wrote Aline and Through the Looking Glass. This is a book I read often after visiting my medication dispensary. One person found this helpful. Lewis Carroll is awesome! The Hunting of The Snark, like Jabberwocky, is an artfully random parody of the overly dramatic ballads the Victorian world was so fond of.

Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark

I have always loved Lewis Carroll's nonsense, both the prose and the poetry and The Hunting of the Snark is one of the best long nonsense poems there is. This edition is excellently illustrated by Mahendra Singh with pen and ink drawings of the important parts of the story. There is a drawing for most verses that interprets the ideas of the verse, or verses, that it accompanies.

The only problem with this excellent edition is with the lack of page breaks in the main text. This results in some of the smaller pictures appearing on different pages to their associated texts, it would be better if they were on the same page.

Questions?

Apart from this one minor imperfection this is an excellent edition. Every seriously deranged person still at liberty because of laxity in the law must order this book. Then there will be three Nutsos--the author, the artist, and you.

Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. No drawings except on the front cover. They should pay you to buy it. Historically significant literature but funner than heck. Yes, I meant to say "funner" instead of " funnier" cuz it's funner. See all 92 reviews. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get fast, free delivery with Amazon Prime. Back to top. Get to Know Us.