“Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle"; First American edition of Logical Nonsense: The Works of Lewis Carroll
Logical Nonsense: The Works of Lewis Carroll.
Carroll, Lewis. Edited by Philip C. Blackburn and Lionel White.$250.00
Item Number: 105486
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1934.
First American edition of the complete works of Lewis Carroll arranged chronologically for the first time in print and with a biography, notes and bibliography. Octavo, original boards with gilt titles to the spine and front panel, top edge red. Fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in near fine condition. Uncommon in the jacket.
In 'Logical Nonsense', the entire panorama of Carrollean wit, from the first works published in The Train, in 1856, to selections from Symbolic Logic, in 1896, is spread before us. The anthology contains Carroll's complete works - including Alice's immortal adventures and many other favorites such as 'The Hunting of the Snark' and 'Sylvie and Bruno'.