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Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark , Illustrated by Max Ernst (1891-1976)

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
159
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark, Illustrated by Max Ernst (1891-1976) [Stuttgart]: Manus Presse, 1968.
Signed by Ernst on the limitation page, the text presented in English and German separately, each section with its own suite of illustrations; loose quires in the publisher's blue cloth portfolio, stamped in red, with publisher's slipcase; some offsetting from plates, slipcase slightly faded, bumped along one lip, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200


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Max Ernst, Stuttgart, Manus Presse

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