London, South Kensington
30 November 2005
DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ('Lewis Carroll'). Syzygies and Lanrick. A Word Puzzle and a Game for Two Players. London: Richard Clay and Sons, Limited for "The Lady" Office, 1893.
8° (181 x 119mm). Original pale grey printed wrappers.
FIRST EDITION, RARE. Dodgson at Auction 1893-1999 records only the author's own copy selling at auction (George Williamson sale, Anderson, 30 January 1908, lot 214 and again in the Eldridge R. Johnson sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, 3 April 1946, lot 61). No copy recorded by ABPC since 1975. 'A "full dress" account of the two games, and part of a projected "Original Games and Puzzles"' (WMGC). Williams, Madan, Green & Crutch 244.
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