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 ...
He came to us bringing a original chromo-lithographic copy of his “Book of Nonsense"—published some years before by McLean of the Haymarket. His desire was to publish a new and cheaper edition. With this view he proposed having the ...
They were generally done in the evening to please the Earl's young children, and caused so much delightful amusement that he redrew them on stone, and published them as before stated. That is how this clever, humorous book came into ...
This edition, from which the pages have been reproduced for the Routledge Classics edition, is the fifth published by Routledge, Warne & Routledge in 1862. Frederick Warne, who had been recruited by George Routledge, his brother-in-law, ...
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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