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English: Fifth of Henry Holiday's original ilustrations to "The Hunting of the Snark" by Lewis Carroll.

From Fit the Third: The Baker's Tale. The Baker says his uncle told him that:

"But oh, beamish nephew, beware of the day,
    If your Snark be a Boojum! For then
You will softly and suddenly vanish away,
    And never be met with again!"
See also Plate 10.
Français : La cinquième illustration par Henry Holiday de La Chasse au Snark (The Hunting of the Snark), un poème de l'absurde écrit par Lewis Carroll en 1874.
Italiano: Un'illustrazione del preraffaellita inglese Henry Holiday per l'edizione originale de "La caccia allo Snark", un poemetto nonsense scritto da Lewis Carroll nel 1874. Nell'immagine: il Panettiere (uno dei protagonisti, a sinistra) mentre ascolta i "consigli" del vecchio zio sulla caccia e sulla natura degli Snark (La storia del Panettiere, cap. 8)
Date Originally 1876, this edition 1931.
Source The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits by Lewis Carroll, MacMillan and Co, Limited, St. Martin's Street, London, 1931.
Author Henry Holiday (1839-1927) after Lewis Carroll [Real name: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832-1896)
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