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Syzygies and Lanrick. A Word Puzzle and a Game for Two Players.
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[DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge.] CARROLL, Lewis.

Syzygies and Lanrick. A Word Puzzle and a Game for Two Players.

Published: London: (Richard Clay and Sons, Limited for) "The Lady", 1893

Stock code: 108924

Price: £3,000

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First combined edition, published in an edition of 250 copies. Syzgies was first published, and reprinted separately, in 1891; Lanrick was first published in December 1880 in the Monthly Packet; this is the fourth and final edition of the rules for the game. Scarce. 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).

Octavo, pp. 30. Original pale grey printed wrappers, title to front cover black. Housed in a custom black velvet-lined solander box. A fine copy.

Bibliography: Williams–Madan–Green–Crutch 244.

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