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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Edward Lear. Edward Lear A Book of Nonsense NS L & i Q o s o,O 24 S S \ London and New York First trade edition published 1861 by Routledge, Warne & Routledge A Book of Nonsense.
First trade edition published 1861 by Routledge, Warne & Routledge First published in Routledge Classics 2002 by Routledge 2 Park Square, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon OX144RN 7| | Third Avenue, New York NY 100017 (8th Floor) Routledge is ...
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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