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Original sketches for The hunting of the Snark, [1876-1923]

Author: Henry Holiday; George Sutcliffe; Morris Longstreth Parrish
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Morris L. Parrish collection of Victorian novelists.
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Contains original "Snark" drawings, engravers' proofs, and autograph letters, tipped in. Correspondence includes letter from Henry Holiday regarding the proofs and certain comments from Lewis Carroll (4 p.) dated March 13th, 1922; autograph letter from George Sutcliffe, who was in personal communication with Mr. Holliday (2 p.) dated March 24th, 1922; two letters from Henry Holiday to Henry Smith, one dated March  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters
Correspondence
Pencil works
Proofs
Sketches
Named Person: Henry Holiday; George Sutcliffe
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Holiday; George Sutcliffe; Morris Longstreth Parrish
OCLC Number: 60354960
Notes: Dated 1873 on t.p., dated March 1923 on cover.
Description: 1 v. (26 leaves); 42 x 31 cm.
Contents: Snark drawings: First sketch of landing (1 sketch) --
Study for the Bellman in the Landing picture (1 sketch) --
Study of Baker's Uncle, opposite p. 30 (3 sketches on 1 sheet) --
Study for Hope, opposite p. 40 (1 sketch) --
Studies for the Bellman, opposite p. 75, etc. (4 sketches on 1 sheet) --
Study for the Vanishing Baker, opposite p. 83 --
Miscellaneous studies of Arms and Legs, etc. (15 sketches on 1 sheet, recto and verso). Engravers' proofs: Landing --
Crew, opposite p. 4 (proof of the original sketch before alteration) --
Crew (proof of the plate as it appears in the book) --
Butcher and the Beaver (first proof), opposite p. 11 --
Snark's Uncle, opposite p. 30 (page torn from a 1st ed.) --
Hunting (proof), opposite p. 40.
Other Titles: Hunting of the Snark
Snarks
Responsibility: Henry Holiday.
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Contains original "Snark" drawings, engravers' proofs, and autograph letters, tipped in. Correspondence includes letter from Henry Holiday regarding the proofs and certain comments from Lewis Carroll (4 p.) dated March 13th, 1922; autograph letter from George Sutcliffe, who was in personal communication with Mr. Holliday (2 p.) dated March 24th, 1922; two letters from Henry Holiday to Henry Smith, one dated March 12th, 1923, the other "18-5-23" regarding sale of the book "Hunting of the Snark"; autograph letter from Henry Holiday to Henry Smith with thanks for payment of "Hunting of the Snark" (4 p.) dated 12-8-23.

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