Item 31 - Nonsense books /

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Nonsense books /

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by Edward Lear ... With all the original illustrations.

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CA OSLER P193-1-31

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  • 1900 (Publication)
    Little, Brown and Company

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4 volumes in 1 : frontispiece (portrait) illustrations ; 19 cm

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Edward Lear (12 or 13 May 1812 in Holloway, Middlesex, England-29 January 1888 in Sanremo, Liguria, Italy) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks. He also composed and published twelve musical settings of Tennyson's poetry.

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Signed "E. Revere Osler" and "Mr. W. W. Francis".

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Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Nonsense books. By Edward Lear ... With all the original illustrations. Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1900.

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PR4879 L2 A6 1900

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