A Tangled Tale

Carroll, Lewis , Arthur B. Frost(illus.)

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Price: $175.00

Place Published: London
Publisher: MacMillan and Co
Date Published: 1885
Edition: First edition thus
Binding: Leather bound
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 47332


Third thousand. Twelvemo [13.5 cm by 19 cm]. [x] 152pp, single leaf of advertisements. Illustrated. Rebound in half red calf with cloth over boards, gilt decorations and title to spine. All edges gilt. Original cloth covers bound in at rear. Foxing to tissue guard with some accompanying offsetting to frontis illustration. Lewis Carroll Handbook entry 182 (Williams, Madan, and Green).


The mathematical "puzzles" in A Tangled Tale originally appeared serially in the "Monthly Packet" magazine from 1880 through 1885. Six black and white illustrations (five full-page) by Arthur B. Frost (the great American Golden Age illustrator whose other Carrollian credits include illustrations for Rhyme? & Reason?).

By This Author: Carroll, Lewis
By This Publisher: MacMillan and Co