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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2133165
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author, hand-coloured for this edition by Richard Beards. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Spine slightly sunned else a fine copy in matching yellow decorated slipcase.

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THE OWL & THE PUSSY CAT & OTHER NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Owen Wood.
Stock no. 1815630
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

Large format. White glazed pictorial boards. Bright colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0233970185. Light damp stain to top of rear board. Boards a little grubby. Light crinkling to top edges of contents.

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TEAPOTS AND QUAILS AND OTHER NEW NONSENSES
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 2123967
Published by John Murray. 1st 1953. Very good condition.

Edited and introduced by Angus Davidson and Philip Hofer. Previously unpublished verses found 65 years after Lear's death. Brown pictorial boards. B/w drawings to text. Spine faded. A few scuff marks and grubby marks to covers. Foxing.

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THE STORY OF THE FOUR LITTLE CHILDREN WHO WENT ROUND THE WORLD
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Gillian Martin.
Stock no. 1507585
Published by Impact Books. 1st thus 1993. Almost very good condition.

The four children take with them a small cat to steer the boat, an elderly Quangle-Wangle to cook the dinner and a large kettle! Delightful nonsense. Glazed pictorial boards, bright colour illustrations. 11.25 x 7.75". Originally published in a limited edition by the Old Stile Press 1989. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine faded. Odd light scratch to covers. Front endpaper slightly grubby. Title underlined with black pen on title page and with pink pen on first text page.

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CALICO PIE
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1504888
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1940. Very good condition.

Small format 4.5 x 3.5". Pictorial boards show birds flying to a tree, cloth spine. B/w illustrations. A little wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Endpapers browned, and odd fox spot otherwise contents clean.

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THE CHILDREN'S GARLAND OF VERSE
Written by Grace Rhys; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Sir Walter Scott; Edward Lear; et al. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2117994
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

A selection of work by well-known poets gathered by Grace Rhys. Pale grey cloth covers with blue, green and orange floral decorations. 8 colour illustrations. 296 pages. Spine is browned, with scuffing to title. Some scuffing also to title on front cover. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing/browning to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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TEAPOTS AND QUAILS AND OTHER NEW NONSENSES
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1314793
Published by John Murray. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited and introduced by Angus Davidson and Philip Hofer. Previously unpublished verses found 65 years after Lear's death. Brown pictorial boards. B/w drawings to text. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers slightly foxed. A few light fingermarks to pages else contents clean. Dustwrapper is foxed and edge chipped with minimal loss and tape repairs on verso.

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THE CHILDREN'S GARLAND OF VERSE
Written by Grace Rhys; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Sir Walter Scott; Edward Lear; et al. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1504300
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1921. Slightly better than good condition.

A selection of work by well-known poets gathered by Grace Rhys. Pale grey cloth covers with blue, green and orange floral decorations. 8 colour illustrations. 296 pages. Spine is bumped and worn with small splits at either end. Vertical crease to centre, small nick to cloth near middle, also darkened. Wear to corners. Some small marks to covers including repair to tear in cloth on front cover. Front joint and a couple of hinges cracked, rear joint partially cracked. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Contents very good, all plates present.

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NONSENSE SONGS
Written by Edward Lear; Dudley Glass. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 2113142
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Set to music by Glass. Large format. Cloth spine, orange boards. 23 pages. B/w text illustrations. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little page browning; some foxing, mainly to outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks. Wrapper has some large tears and chips; large piece of loss to front panel and corner; grubby.

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NONSENSE SONGS AND STORIES
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 2113050
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 9th Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ninth Edition. With additional songs, and an introduction by Sir. E. Strachey. Red cloth, gilt and black titles and black line decorations to cover. B/w illustrations. 144 pages. Some uneven fading to cover edges. Corners and spine are bumped, with wear. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some grubby marks; a bit of loss. Large closed tear to rear panel.

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EDWARD LEAR'S NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1709889
Published by Dover Publications. 1971. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Colouring book. American edition. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0486227448.

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NONSENSE SONGS
Written by Edward Lear; Dudley Glass. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1310444
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Set to music by Glass. Large format. Cloth spine, orange boards. 23 pages. B/w text illustrations. Foxing and browning to endpapers and prelims. Light crease to lower corner of front endpaper. Dustwrapper is grubby and torn at edges with slight loss.

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