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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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MR LEAR: A LIFE OF ART AND NONSENSE
Written by Jenny Uglow. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 1818940
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2017. Fine condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards with gilt title. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780571269549. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light score mark to rear board.

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THE FAMILY OF PARROTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 2127754
Published by The American Museum Of Natural History. 1st USA 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Olive green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. American edition. ISBN: 0764903365. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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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 Previously unpublished verses found 65 years after Lear's death.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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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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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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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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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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THE HISTORY OF THE 7 FAMILIES OF THE LAKE PIPPLE-POPPLE AND THE STORY OF THE 4 LITTLE CHILDREN WHO WENT ROUND THE WORLD
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Stock no. 821760
Published by Arthur Barker Limited. 1st 1968. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Two nonsense stories in one volume. Orange cloth boards, black title to spine. Colour monotone illustrations. Corners lightly bumped else a fine, clean copy in a white pictorial wrapper which is lightly browned.

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