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Nonsense limericks / Edward Lear ; illustrated by Arthur Robins.

By: Lear, Edward, 1812-1888 [author.].
Contributor(s): Robins, Arthur [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2014Description: 218 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780571302260 (hbk.); 0571302262 (hbk.).Uniform titles: Poems. Selections Subject(s): Nonsense verses, English -- Juvenile literature | Children's poetry, English -- Juvenile literature | Limericks, Juvenile -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Children's nonfiction.DDC classification: 821.8
Contents:
Hardback -There was an old man on the Border, Who lived in the utmost disorder; He danced with the cat, and made tea in his hat, Which vexed all the folks on the Border. Enjoy Edward Lear's hilarious, bizarre and delightfully bonkers limericks - published on their own for the first time. As found in the collected works, The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear, which has been in print since 1947 and has sold tens of thousands of copies. The nonsense works, of which the limericks were a part, were first published in the mid-1800s.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A charming edition featuring just the hilarious, bizarre and delightfully bonkers limericks from Edward Lear's Nonsense Verse , including gems such as ' There was a Young Lady whose nose, Was so long that it reached to her toes; So she hired an Old Lady, whose conduct was steady, To carry that wonderful nose. '

Originally published as: The complete nonsense of Edward Lear.

"Faber classics."

Hardback -There was an old man on the Border, Who lived in the utmost disorder; He danced with the cat, and made tea in his hat, Which vexed all the folks on the Border. Enjoy Edward Lear's hilarious, bizarre and delightfully bonkers limericks - published on their own for the first time. As found in the collected works, The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear, which has been in print since 1947 and has sold tens of thousands of copies. The nonsense works, of which the limericks were a part, were first published in the mid-1800s.

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