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The Hunting of the Snark: Etchings by Ralph Steadman  

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The Hunting of the Snark: Six Etchings by Ralph Steadman

Steadman, Ralph


White Ink, Ltd.



Title page, limitation page, and 6 etched plates interleaved with archival tissue in black cloth portfolio.  32x47 cm (12x18"). No. 17 of 65 copies. First Edition.

Title page and each plate signed and numbered in pencil by the artist. Superb limited edition suite of Steadman's etchings, which were reproduced as illustrations in the 1975 Studio Vista edition of  Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark. Etchings printed on 140 lbs. J. Green Mould made rag paper.

Lot Amendments

Some wear and scuffing to portfolio, rubbing to extremities; plates fine.

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