Complete Alice & the Hunting of the Snark


Author: Lewis Carroll

Illustrator: Ralph Steadman


CARROLL, Lewis. The Complete Alice & the Hunting of the Snark. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman. Topsfield, MA: Salem House Publishers [1987]. 4to, 336pp. Navy boards with spine stamped in silver. Pictorial endpapers; b&w illustrations throughout. Lower edge slightly rubbed, else a fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (uppermost edge of flaps a tad discolored. Signed by the artist, Ralph Steadman.

First Steadman-illustrated collected edition. Lewis Carroll’s beloved Alice stories and The Hunting of the Snark come to vibrant life in Ralph Steadman’s iconic illustration style. Also included, is Steadman’s illustrated version of A Wasp in a Wig, the chapter removed from Through the Looking Glass at artist John Tenniel’s insistence because he felt it could not be illustrated.  Apparently, Steadman disagreed!