3-1. The complete nonsense of Edward Lear

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The complete nonsense of Edward Lear / edited and introduced by Holbrook Jackson.

Call No.
: VZ1-670
Publication etc.
: London : Faber and Faber, 1947.
Physical Descript.
: xxix, 288p. : ill. ; 23cm.

Edward Lear was a landscape painter who was once a tutor for Queen Victoria. This 1846 compilation of limericks (witty or nonsense five-line poems) also carries illustrations by the author. The book, widely loved by children like nursery rhymes, is said to have heralded the golden age of fantasy.

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