A Book of Nonsense
Routledge, 2. sep. 2003 - 240 síğur
From the benighted Old Man with a Beard to the erudite Perpendicular Purple Polly, Edward Lear's world is inhabited by a bewildering variety of oddities. One of the world's most loved writers, Lear's verse has delighted whole generations of readers. Here, after 140 years, is the original edition of A Book of Nonsense, from the original publishers. Complete with Lear's own remarkable illustrations, this treasure trove of nonsense is guaranteed to hold readers spellbound for generations more!
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PUBLISHER'S NOTE The arrangement whereby Routledge became the publishers of The Book of Nonsense is summarized below in an extract from The Brothers Dalziel: A Record of Fifty Years' Work in Conjunction with Many of the Most ...
vi PUBLISHER's NOTE When a young man he studied very much at the Zoological Gardens in Regent's Park. While he was engaged on an elaborate drawing of some “Parrots,” a middle-aged gentleman used to come very frequently and talk to him ...
PUBLISHER's NOTE — Messrs. Routledge, Warne & Routledge agree to purchase from Edward Lear, Esq., a work entitled “The Book of Nonsense" at the rate of 2/6d per copy, 13 as 12 less 15%— Accounts to be rendered the 15th of January and ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUmsögn notanda - nmhale - LibraryThing
Lear's limericks are fun and silly, with some of that absurd humor I might also find in Dr. Seuss or Carroll's poetry. He makes up foolish words to suit his odd characters, who range from regular ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUmsögn notanda - tortoisebook - LibraryThing
This was the free Kindle edition and it is missing all the illustrations which are surely integral to the book. The limericks themselves are old-fashioned but they are the originals of their type and ... Read full review