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(Fine Binding by Kelliegram)  The Hunting of the Snark an Agony in Eight Fits

(Fine Binding by Kelliegram) The Hunting of the Snark an Agony in Eight Fits

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(Fine Binding by Kelliegram) The Hunting of the Snark an Agony in Eight Fits

by Carroll, Lewis; with Nine Illustrations by Henry Holiday

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  • Hardcover
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About This Item

London: Macmillan & Co., 1876. First Edition, First Issue, with "Baker" not "Butcher" at p. 83. Marvelouly bound by Kelliegram (stamp-signed on rear turn-ins) in hunter green crushed morocco featuring The Baker at ship's railing in the center of the front cover, with gilt floral decorations at corners of covers, spine, and turn-ins, red silk end papers, ribbon marker, all edges gilt. Bound with the original First Edition cloth covers and spine at rear. Fine in all regards in a gorgeous and whimsical Kelliegram Fine binding. . First Edition. Crushed Morocco. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
010071
Title
(Fine Binding by Kelliegram) The Hunting of the Snark an Agony in Eight Fits
Author
Carroll, Lewis; with Nine Illustrations by Henry Holiday
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Macmillan & Co.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1876
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7&
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry; Fine Bindings; Nineteenth Century;

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Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

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Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Fine Binding
An elaborate and decorative binding, example including a leather-bound book with gilt edges, raised blind stamps, raised ribs,...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...

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