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EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 1823653
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.
Red boards, gilt and black decorations. Introduced by Quentin Blake. Illustrations by the author, for this edition are Hand coloured by Richard Beards. Still in original shrinkwrap! Edges of slipcase lightly faded.
Milligan's first book. Pink pictorial boards with black titles. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and worn, covers edge rubbed. Light browning to endpapers and page edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn, browned and grubby with 1" loss to top and tail of spine.
Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224021443. Bumping to spine and corners. Small nick to base of spine.
This is the tale of eccentric Uncle Arly whose shoes were always far too tight and whose way of life was altogether extraordinary. Large format. Pink pictorial boards, black titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine slightly bumped, some slight rubbing to spine and corners. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed with small mark to base of spine.
Minature Edition. Pictorial card wraps (illustration to front by Hassall). B/w illustrations. Covers grubby, foxed and edge rubbed. Tobacco smell to contents. Fingering to page margins.
A nonsense story. Red cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 91 pages. Covers are mottled, fading to top front edge. Spine bumped. Tiny dents to lower edges of covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel, foxed on verso.
28 rhymes, 20 full page two colour illutrations. 'Pure unadulterated nonsense'! White boards, pictoral front cover. Cloth spine. 72 pages. Oblong format. Covers are grubby and worn. Front free-endpaper has been replaced, front joint was broken and has been repaired with white tape. Contents are grubby. A few pages have pieces torn from the margins (including the title-page). A reading copy.
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.
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 Previously unpublished verses found 65 years after Lear's death.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.
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.
Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224021443. Spine lightly browned. A few minor foxspots.
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.