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How pleasant to know Mr. Lear! : Edward Lear's selected works

Author: Edward Lear; Myra Cohn Livingston
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A selection of nonsense verse, with the author's illustrations, by the great nineteenth-century English humorist. Includes biographical introduction and notes.
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Named Person: Edward Lear; Edward Lear; Edward Lear
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Lear; Myra Cohn Livingston
ISBN: 0823404625 9780823404629
OCLC Number: 8387954
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 123 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!' --
"Ill-tempered and queer" --
"His nose is remarkably big" --
"His visage is more or less hideous" --
"His beard it resembles a wig" --
"One of the singers" --
"One of the dumbs" --
"A runcible hat" --
"He weeps" --
"By the side of the ocean" --
"Pancakes. . . and chocolate shrimps" --
"The days of his pilgrimage" --
Notes on the sources of the poems, further fax & speculations about Old Derry down Derry.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: with an introduction and notes by Myra Cohn Livingston.

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A selection of nonsense verse, with the author's illustrations, by the great nineteenth-century English humorist. Includes biographical introduction and notes.

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