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A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear
A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear
A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear
A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear
A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear
A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1980s
Condition:
Very Good; slight wear to jacket corners
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
10.4" L x 8.8" W x 0.6" H
Color/Finish:
n/a

Why We Love This

A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear. NY: Viking/Metropolitan Museum, 1980. First printing thus. A facsimile edition of a rare printing, published around 1870, from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum in New York. This is the first known edition in which Lear's drawings appeared in color.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.