publication 1930; with nine illustrations by Henry Holiday; The Macmillan Company publishers, New York; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages and minimal ageing; clear, vivid b/w illustrations; boards very good; no dust jacket.
"They sought it with thimbles, they sought it with care;
They pursued it with forks and hope;
They threatened its life with a railway-share;
They charmed it with smiles and soap."
Lewis Carroll's magnificent nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark features an unlikely cast of characters drawn from the Jabberwocky in Through the Looking Glass.