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La Chasse au Snark: une Agonie en Huit Crises [The Hunting of the Snark] by  Lewis; translated par Aragon Carroll - Signed First Edition - 1929 - from Bookworks and Biblio.com

La Chasse au Snark: une Agonie en Huit Crises [The Hunting of the Snark]

by Carroll, Lewis; translated par Aragon

Condition: Good/No Jacket


Chapelle-Réanville - Eure: Hours Press, 1929. First French edition of Carroll's nonsense poem, translated by the surrealist Louis Aragon and published by Nancy Cunard's avant garde Hours Press in an edition of 360 SIGNED by the translator, of which this is number 72. Oversized hardcover, red boards, black titling. Worn, edges chipped, small stains; small bookplate inside front cover; spine replaced. Text clean; [6], 29 pages + colophon.. Signed by the Translator. First French Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8¾" by 12".
  • Bookseller: Bookworks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: o0462
  • Title: La Chasse au Snark: une Agonie en Huit Crises [The Hunting of the Snark]
  • Author: Carroll, Lewis; translated par Aragon
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First French Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hours Press
  • Place: Chapelle-Réanville - Eure
  • Date published: 1929
  • Keywords: Nonsense, Poetry, French, Absurdism, Surrealism, Fine Press
  • Size: 8¾" by 12"


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