The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits
The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits

CARROLL, Lewis (author). Mervyn PEAKE (illustrator). The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits.

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signed by Sebastian Peake

CARROLL, Lewis (author). Mervyn PEAKE (illustrator). The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits. London; Methuen. 1999.

8vo. Rich brown linson boards lettered in gilt to spine, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [viii] + [ii] + 34 + [ii] + [34]; with pictorial border design to title, 15 further illustrations after engravings, and an additional 31 pages of working sketches in monochrome by Peake; a fine copy in an equally fine and unclipped dustwrapper (£9.99).
First edition thus, reoriginated from Peake's original artwork, with a selection of the trial sketches which are published here for the first time. This copy is inscribed in ink "To Ian" and signed by Mervyn Peake's son Sebastian Peake, who released his father's drawings for publication.

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