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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 1817274
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Fine condition.

Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author hand-coloured for this edition. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Contained in publisher's slipcase in near fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE BOOK OF NONSENSE
Written by Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2129160
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nonsense verse, riddles and stories by many authors. Children's Illustrated Classics series. Green cloth with black title labels and gilt titles to spine and front cover. 4 colour plates and b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0460050354. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and a little wear.
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THE BOOK OF NONSENSE
Written by Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2129067
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Nonsense verse, riddles and stories by many authors. Children's Illustrated Classics series. Beige/orange illustrated boards. 4 colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears/nicks, but minimal loss; top corner of front flap has been cut off. All plates present.
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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Henry Holiday.
Stock no. 2128943
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1899. Very good condition.

Red cloth with extravagant gilt decorations. 83 pages. 7.5 x 5". B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Spine is browned. Some bumping to cover edges and corners. Name sticker to front pastedown. Some light foxing.
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COMPLETE & UTTER NONSENSE
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Henry Holiday; Harry Furniss; A.B. Frost.
Stock no. 2128729
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Fine condition.

Two volumes, green cloth spine with gilt title. Cream boards with green illustrations. B/w illustrations. The text and poems of this volumes taken from Rhyme? and Reason?, Sylvie and Bruno, Sylvie and Bruno Concluded and The Complete Works of Lewis Carrol with minor emendations. Slip case is better than very good.
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THE QUENTIN BLAKE BOOK OF NONSENSE STORIES
Written by Quentin Blake; Roald Dahl; Lewis Carroll; et al. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1317406
Published by Viking. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Maroon boards with gilt title to spine. An anthology of Nonsense stories, including 'A Mad Tea-Party' by Carroll, 'Round the World' by Edward Lear and many others. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670869821. Spine ends of book and wrapper slightly bumped. Contents fine.
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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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NONSENSE NONSENSE!
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1814723
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards and endpapers. One of Robinson's rarest illustrated books. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Scattered foxing throughout and a few grubby marks.
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QUENTIN BLAKE'S NURSERY RHYME BOOK
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1814627
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224021443. Spine lightly browned. A few minor foxspots.
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THE JUMBLIES
Written by Edward Gorey; Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 1407178
Published by Chatto & Windus. 3rd 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Grey/green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 5.75 X 8.75". ISBN: 0701112993. Browning to spine and boards. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little creased. Wrapper is price-cut with new publisher price sticker above. Spine and front panel faded. A few marks to rear panel.
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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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