The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear

The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear

4.01 (269 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , Introduction by 

List price: US$31.64

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

Edward Lear was the greatest nonsensicalist of all time. He was the inventor of the limerick and created the Jumblies and The Owl and the Pussycat. This complete edition of Lear's nonsense verse - including the limericks, longer verses, alphabets and his own illustrations - is lovingly restored and beautifully presented, for adults and children to enjoy together.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 154 x 224 x 32mm | 662.26g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • numerous drawings
  • 057106440X
  • 9780571064403
  • 405,293

About Edward Lear

Edward Lear was an English artist, illustrator, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised. As an author, he is known principally for his popular nonsense works, which use real and invented English words.show more

Rating details

269 ratings
4.01 out of 5 stars
5 41% (110)
4 31% (83)
3 20% (53)
2 6% (16)
1 3% (7)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X