Lewis Carroll 1998 Centenary Keepsakes.
Two commemorative pamphlets; an image of Lewis Carroll signed by Ralph Steadman; offprint from the Journal of the Lewis Carroll Society of Japan.
A collection of ephemera from the Lewis Carroll Centenary Dinner on Wednesday, 14th January, 1998, featuring Steadman’s signature. Steadman was one of only four illustrators to have illustrated both Alice books as well as The Hunting of the Snark. The collection comprises: Two limited issue pamphlets (Ralph Steadman and the Lewis Carroll Connection, and The Smoking Room at Christ Church, Oxford), one pamphlet signed by Steadman and decorated by him on the front cover (the pamphlets were presented to those who attended the Centenary Dinner); an image of Carroll twice-signed by Ralph Steadman, together with Anna Steadman’s signature, and an offprint from the Journal of the Lewis Carroll Society of Japan, No. 3, November 1998, signed on p. 9 by Ralph Steadman.
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3 pamphlets, octavo. Original green, blue, and white wrappers, titles to front cover in black. A single sheet with an image pasted to the front. Vignette to title pages. A fine set.