Rhyme and Reason
Rhyme and Reason’s humorous poetry containing a reprinting of Carroll’s longest poem ‘Phantasmagoria‘ and ‘The Hunting of the Snark‘. It includes the first printings of the poems, ‘Echoes’, ‘A Game of Fives‘ and the last of the three of the ‘Four Riddles’ and ‘Fame’s Penny-Trumpet‘. Clear and untouched black and white illustrations throughout the text.
Original olive green cloth boards with bright gilt lines and a mildly rubbed vignette. Small patch of soiling on the front board. Mild foxing on front pages, otherwise clean. Dark end pages. Frontpiece illustration is protected by a tissue guard. Small pencil signature and a library sticker on the front end papers plus ink signature on the reverse of the front illustration. Loose front half title page and rear binding is cracked but holding well. 7 1/2 x 5″ 214 printed pages plus a page of other works by Lewis Carroll. 8vo
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