Rhyme? And Reason?
London, Macmillan & Co. 1883, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ill.: Arthur B Frost & Henry Holiday. hares some contents with the 1869 collection, including the long poem "Phantasmagoria" and "The Hunting of the Snark" 1876. The illustrations to The Hunting of the Snark have appeared before, however the other illustrations are new as well as the following poems, "Echoes", "A Game of Fives", "Fame's Penny-Trumpet" and the last three of the "Four Riddles". Illustrations by Arthur Frost appear here for the first time. CONDITION Green bds with gilt tile, border and decoratio (gilt rubbed, wear to extremities with spine ends and tips just starting to fray, some marks) black end pages, frontis illus with tissue guard, pp xii 214 with nice engraved illus. Copy has musty smell with spotting at end pages o/w bright and crisp copy. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15992
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Keywords: Arthur B Frost & Henry Holiday