Syzygies and Lanrick. A Word Puzzle and a Game for Two Players.London: (Richard Clay and Sons, Limited for) "The Lady", 1893 Stock Code: 108924
A fine copy of this vulnerable publicationFirst 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.
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