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The snark puzzle book

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English


  • Literary recreations,
  • Miscellanea,
  • Children"s poetry, English,
  • Puzzles,
  • Nonsense literature,
  • Nonsense verses,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • English Nonsense verses,
  • English poetry

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Edition Notes

Includes complete text of C. L. Dodgson"s The hunting of the snark and The jabberwocky.

StatementWith original illus. from "The hunting of the snark," by Henry Holiday. Illus. for "Jabberwocky," by John Tenniel
ContributionsHoliday, Henry, 1839-1927, illus, Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914, illus, Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898, Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898
LC ClassificationsPR4611.H83 G3
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p.
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24749694M
ISBN 100671652141
ISBN 109780671652142
LC Control Number73011465

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