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Lear, Edward 1812-1888

Overview
Works: 1,680 works in 3,989 publications in 6 languages and 76,759 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Nursery rhymes  Pictorial works  Musical settings  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Lyricist, Other, Librettist, Honoree, Dedicatee, Composer, Creator, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: PR4879.L2, 821.8
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Edward Lear
Publications by Edward Lear
Publications by Edward Lear, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Edward Lear
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear( Book )
173 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in English and French and held by 8,835 libraries worldwide
After a courtship voyage of a year and a day, Owl and Pussy finally buy a ring from Piggy and are blissfully married
The Quangle Wangle's hat by Edward Lear( Book )
55 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 1,993 libraries worldwide
Fanciful creatures, including the Stork, the Duck, the Owl, the Frog, and the Fimble Fowl come to build their homes on the Quangle Wangle's commodious hat
The complete nonsense of Edward Lear by Edward Lear( Book )
78 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
A collection of over 100 limericks with the author's original illustrations
A was once an apple pie by Suse MacDonald( Book )
12 editions published between 1871 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,633 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-six nonsense rhymes, one for each letter of the alphabet
The complete nonsense book by Edward Lear( Book )
63 editions published between 1912 and 1994 in English and held by 1,557 libraries worldwide
A collection of Lear's nonsense verse, prose, drawings, alphabets, and other absurdities
The Jumblies by Edward Lear( Book )
45 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,431 libraries worldwide
The Jumblies go to sea in a sieve and have many adventures
An Edward Lear alphabet by Edward Lear( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and nonsense verses introduce the letters of the alphabet
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
After a courtship voyage of a year and a day, Owl and Pussy finally buy a ring from Piggy and are blissfully married
Edward Lear's The Scroobious Pip by Edward Lear( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Romanian and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
In this verse by Lear and completed by Ogden Nash, the Scroobious Pip visits various places while all the animals, birds, fish, and insects try to figure out what exactly he is
The pelican chorus and other nonsense by Edward Lear( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Fred Marcellinc's art brings to life anew three of Edward Lear's best known tales
Edward Lear by Edward Lear( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Provides examples of Lear's best poems, combined with original art
Nonsense! by Edward Lear( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 783 libraries worldwide
A selection of nonsense verses, each beginning with the phrase "There was an old. . ." or "There was a young. . .," with photographic illustrations
Nonsense songs by Edward Lear( Book )
38 editions published between 1894 and 2004 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of nonsense verses by the well-known nineteenth-century English writer
Nonsense books by Edward Lear( Book )
58 editions published between 1871 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 libraries worldwide
The collected nonsense of Edward Lear, nineteenth century writer and artist. Contains: The Book of Nonsense, Nonsense Songs and Stories, 100 Nonsense Pictures and Rhymes, An Alphabet, and "How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear."
Edward Lear's The duck & the kangaroo by Edward Lear( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 649 libraries worldwide
A wholly original tribute to the author of The Owl and the Pussycat, containing inspired collages incorporating images from the nineteenth century including several of Lear's own drawings, Duck overcomes "cold feet" and wins Kangaroo's heart in a story of adoration, acceptance, and adventure
The nonsense verse of Edward Lear by Edward Lear( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
A collection of 236 limericks and other nonsense poems including "The Owl and the Pussycat" as well as "The Nutcrackers and the Sugar Tongs."
The owl & the pussy-cat & other nonsense by Edward Lear( Book )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Presents the well-known Lear poem plus eight limericks
A book of nonsense by Edward Lear( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
A collection of over 100 limericks with the author's original illustrations
The book of nonsense by Edward Lear( Book )
86 editions published between 1802 and 2002 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
A collection including nonsense verses, tales in rhyme, and four fairy tales, relating the fate of naughty boys and girls
Mr. Nonsense: a life of Edward Lear by Emery Kelen( Book )
5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Biography of a nineteenth-century Englishman known for his nonsense verse and limericks
 
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Alternative Names
Derry Down Derry
Derry Down Derry 1812-1888
Eduardus Lear poëta et pictor
Edward Lear
Edward Lear artiste, auteur et poète anglais
Edward Lear britischer Maler, Illustrator und Schriftsteller
Edward Lear britisk poet og skribent
Edward Lear Brits schrijver (1812-1888)
Edward Lear brittisk poet och författare
Edward Lear scrittore e illustratore inglese
Lēar, Entouarnt
Lēar, Entouarnt 1812-1888
Lear-Guggenmos, .. 1812-1888
Lear-Halbey-Oxenbury, .. 1812-1888
Lir, Eduʼard
Lir, Eduʾard 1812-1888
Liri, Eduard
Liri, Eduard 1812-1888
Έντουαρντ Λίαρ
Едвард Лір
Лир, Эдвард 1812-1888
Эдвард Лир английский поэт, художник и композитор
Эдвард Лір
אדוארד ליר
ליר, אדוארד 1812-1888
לעער, אדוארד 1812-1888
לער, אדוארד 1812-1888
إدوارد لير
ਐਡਵਰਡ ਲਿਅਰ
လီယာ၊ အက်ဒွပ်
리어, 에드워드 1812-1888
エドワード・リア
リア, エドワード
Languages
English (835)
French (4)
Korean (3)
German (2)
Romanian (1)
Galician (1)
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