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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.co.nz

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

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

by Carroll, Lewis; translated par Aragon

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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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".

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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 of Publication
Chapelle-Réanville - Eure
Date published
1929
Keywords
Nonsense, Poetry, French, Absurdism, Surrealism, Fine Press
Size
8¾" by 12"

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