La Chasse au Snark [The Hunting of the Snark.]

(Aragon.) CARROLL (Lewis.)

La Chasse au Snark [The Hunting of the Snark.]

Une Agonie en Huit Crises. Traduit pour la première fois en français par Aragon.

Description: FIRST FRENCH EDITION, ONE OF 350 NUMBERED COPIES (from an edition of 360 copies) signed by the translator, this copy out of series, introductory material printed in red, pp. [vi], 29, 4to, original red boards printed in black, one or two very light handling marks and a little surface bubbling at head of lower board, protective tissue wrapper, very good

Publication Details: Chapelle-Réanville: Hours Press, 1929

Notes: A clean, solid copy of this attractively printed book from Nancy Cunard's Hours Press - a Surrealist take on a poem ripe for that milieu. Aragon's input extended to the cover design and some assistance with the labour of printing.

Bibliography: (Cunard, 'These Were the Hours', pp. 40-50)

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Price: £1,500

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1929

Stock Number: 57628

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