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1 Edward Lear in Greece: A loan exhibition from The Gennadius Library, Athens
The International Exhibitions Foundation 1971-1972 1971 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lear, Edward 
Soft back. White paper covers a little discoloured / tanned in part. In otherwise very clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages clean. Catalogue of paintings from the exhibition, fully illustrated but in black and white. pp. 87. 106713 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
16 Edward Lear: A New Nonsense Alphabet
Lear, Edward ; edited by Susan Hyman Bloomsbury London 1988 0747503206 / 9780747503200 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very nice clean condition but there is an approx. 2cm tear to the top edge of the back cover of the dust jacket. Otherwise clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. Slim and unpaginated book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106948 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
2 That Singular Person Called Lear
Chitty, Susan Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 1988 0297793888 / 9780297793885 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original grey boards. First edition. In very good clean condition but the pages have significantly browned, due to inferior paper quality. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xiv, 305. 106751 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 The Owl and the Pussy-Cat
Lear, Edward ; illustrated by Ian Beck Doubleday 1995 0385405707 / 9780385405706 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Beck, Ian 
Hardback with dust jacket. Laminated pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. In excellent, clean and tight condition. Contents fresh and bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A super copy. Slim and unpaginated illustrated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106947 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 That Singular Person Called Lear: The Extraordinary Life of the Author of The Owl and the Pussycat
Chitty, Susan Tempus Stroud, Glos 2007 075244137X / 9780752441375 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 12.99. pp. 335. 304887 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
18 Edward Lear's Nonsense
Lear, Edward ; illustrated by James Wines Rizzoli International Publications, Inc 1994 0847816826 / 9780847816828 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Wines, James 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm and tight. Slim and unpaginated. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307694 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 Edward Lear as a Landscape Draughtsman
Hofer, Philip The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press Cambridge, Massachusetts 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Lear, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Publisher's original black and orange boards. Colour frontispiece; further illustrations are monochrome. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. In very good, clean condition. The dust jacket is generally greyed / a little discoloured and has some minor rubs to edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xi, [3], 109. 18.5 x 26cm. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106731 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
19 Edward Lear's Gromboolian Poems
Lear, Edward ; illustrated by Jenny Thorne Macmillan Children's Books London and Basingstoke 1983 0333354273 / 9780333354278 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Thorne, Jenny 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pale blue boards. The book itself is clean, tight and unmarked - in excellent, near fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp.32. 7 of Edward Lear's best-loved poems beautifully illustrated. The dust jacket is bruised at the edges, has a tear (approx. 3cm) to the top edge of the back cover and the front flap has been clipped at the top, though printed price still present to the bottom of the front flap. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106965 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
5 Edward Lear as a Landscape Draughtsman [Inscribed by the author]
Hofer, Philip The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press Cambridge, Massachusetts 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Lear, Edward Inscribed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Publisher's original khaki textured cloth boards (a variant binding from the more usually seen orange and black boards). Colour frontispiece; further illustrations are monochrome. The binding is firm. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper - inscribed to Brian Reade, who is mentioned in the acknowledgements in the Preface, 'Brian Reade of the Victoria and Albert Museum'. In very good, clean condition. The dust jacket is generally greyed / a little discoloured and has some minor rubs to edges, with a short tear, approx. 1cm, to the top edge of the back cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xi, [3], 109. 18.5 x 26cm. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106732 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
20 The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear
Lear, Edward ; illustrated by John Vernon Lord Jonathan Cape London 1984 0224017942 / 9780224017947 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Lord, John Vernon 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original black boards. The boards are just lightly bumped at the corners and a little bruised at the head of the spine. First edition of this John Vernon Lord illustrated edition. The binding is firm and pages clean. Fabulous illustrations printed on a lovely quality creamy paper. The cream dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine and the dust jacket laminate has a wrinkle down the full length of the spine as well. An otherwise super, clean, copy. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xvii, 234. 106747 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
 
6 Edward Lear 1812-1888: An Exhibition of Oil Paintings, Water-colours and Drawings, Books and Prints, Manuscripts, Photographs and Records
James, Philip (foreword by) Arts Council of Great Britain | printed at The Curwen Press 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stapled booklet. Exhibition catalogue. In very good, clean and tight condition. Staples just very slightly rusted. Covers a little discoloured and a light crease to the edge of the front cover. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 64. 106608 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
21 Edward Lear: Selected Letters
Lear, Edward ; selected and edited by Vivien Noakes Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press Oxford 1988 0198186010 / 9780198186014 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original navy blue boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good clean condition. The binding is firm and square and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xliii, 325. 106750 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 Edward Lear 1812-1888: An Exhibition of Oil Paintings, Water-colours and Drawings, Books and Prints, Manuscripts, Photographs and Records
James, Philip (foreword by) Arts Council of Great Britain | printed at The Curwen Press 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stapled booklet. Exhibition catalogue. In very good, clean and tight condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 64. 106606 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
22 Nonsense Songs and Stories [9th edition]
Lear, Edward ; with additional songs and an introduction by Sir E. Strachey Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd London and New York Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Publication date not stated. This is the 9th edition, or slightly later, c. 1920s. Red cloth, part decorative, with titles in gilt and black. The boards are just a little bruised at the spine ends. The binding is firm and pages are clean throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A little very light foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. xviii, 144. 308569 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
8 Edward Lear 1812-1888: An Exhibition of Oil Paintings, Water-colours and Drawings, Books and Prints, Manuscripts, Photographs and Records
James, Philip (foreword by) Arts Council of Great Britain | printed at The Curwen Press 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stapled booklet. Exhibition catalogue. In very good, clean and tight condition. Staples just slightly rusted. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 64. 106607 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
23 Lear in the Original: 110 Drawings for Limericks and Other Nonsense. Drawings and Limericks by Edward Lear for his Book of Nonsense; now printed in facsimile, together with other unpublished Nonsense Drawings
Lear, Edward ; with an introduction and notes by Herman W. Liebert H. P. Kraus | Oxford University Press 1975 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lear, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good to near fine, clean condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. The dust jacket is slightly discoloured at the edges and spine and has a short nick and some creasing to the top edge of the back cover. The dust jacket is very slightly shorter than the height of the book. pp. 234. Errata slip loosely inserted. Pages clean and bright but there are light handling creases to some pages. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106653 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
9 Edward Lear 1812-1888: An Exhibition of Oil Paintings, Water-colours and Drawings, Books and Prints, Manuscripts, Photographs and Records
James, Philip (foreword by) Arts Council of Great Britain | printed at The Curwen Press 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stapled booklet. Exhibition catalogue. In very good, clean and tight condition. Staples just very slightly rusted at the centrefold. Small rub at the top of the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 64. 106646 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
24 Lear in the Original: 110 Drawings for Limericks and Other Nonsense. Drawings and Limericks by Edward Lear for his Book of Nonsense; now printed in facsimile, together with other unpublished Nonsense Drawings
Lear, Edward ; with an introduction and notes by Herman W. Liebert H. P. Kraus | Oxford University Press 1975 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lear, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. The book is clean, tight and unmarked. The dust jacket is slightly discoloured at the edges and spine and has a few short tears to the top edges and pale water-type stains to the top corners. The dust jacket is also just fractionally short for the height of the book. pp. 234. Errata slip loosely inserted. Pages clean and bright but there are light handling creases to some pages. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106654 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
10 There was a Young Lady Whose Nose, and other Nonsense Rhymes
Lear, Edward Grange Books Kent 1999 1840133198 / 9781840133196 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Very slight bumps to the corners - in otherwise excellent condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No names or inscriptions. 125pp. 028954 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
25 Edward Lear's Complete Nonsense
Lear, Edward ; with an introduction by Quentin Blake ; illustrations by the author The Folio Society London 1998 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
An excellent, fine copy in a very near fine slipcase. Third printing of this Folio Society edition. Printed on Caxton Book Wove paper and bound in full cloth printed with a design by Richards Beards. 286pp. A lovely copy. 103383 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
11 Teapots and Quails And Other New Nonsenses
Lear, Edward ; edited and introduced by Angus Davidson and Philip Hofer John Murray Albermarle Street, London 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Lear, Edward 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The book itself is in very good clean condition; no previous owner's names or inscriptions. Printed on a cream-coloured paper. The binding is firm. The dust jacket has several tears, including a few to the back cover which a previous owner has repaired (not very neatly) with a clear scotch-type tape. They have stuck this on the outside, rather than the underside, of the dust jacket. The dust jacket is also generally discoloured and has a few very light foxing spots. Front flap price clipped. pp. 63. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106746 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
26 The New Vestments
Lear, Edward ; with drawings by Arnold Lobel Macmillan London 1971 0333125126 / 9780333125120 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lobel, Arnold 
Hardback with dust jacket. First UK edition. Original brown boards; minor bruise at the base of the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, has some minor rubs and chips and the front flap is price clipped. Slim and unpaginated. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106830 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear
Lear, Edward ; edited by Holbrook Jackson Faber and Faber Limited Russell Square, London 1993 057106440x / 9780571064403 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint; 21st impression. Publisher's original boards, but not the pictorial cloth of the early editions but a plain brown. Illustrated dust jacket. The binding is firm and tight. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean, condition but the pages have significantly browned, particularly at the edges - a common problem with Fabers from this period. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A tiny nick to one corner of the dust jacket and another to the bottom edge of the front cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xxix, 288. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106749 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 The History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple, and The Story of the Four Little Children who went Round the World
Lear, Edward ; with dust jacket design by Diana Ryder Arthur Barker Ltd London 1968 0213764644 / 9780213764647 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Lear, Edward ; Ryder, Diana 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original orange boards. A little light foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge. In otherwise excellent condition. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is ever so slightly discoloured at the edges and has a small mark to the rear flap. Front flap not price clipped. Unpaginated. 106831 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Cretan Journal
Lear, Edward ; edited by Rowena Fowler Denise Harvey and Company Athens and Dedham 1985 0907978177 / 9780907978176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition. Original green cloth. Both the boards and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. The binding is nice and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A very slight forwards lean to the spine (very slight). Tipped-in colour illustrations. pp. 119. 106166 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
28 The Collected Nonsense Songs of Edward Lear
Lear, Edward ; with the original illustrations and an introduction by Leonard Russell The Grey Walls Press Limited London 1947 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Crown Classics series. The binding is firm but there is a slight curvature to the boards. In otherwise very good, clean condition, though pages have slightly tanned / darkened, the dust jacket has darkened / browned at the edges and there are some short tears to the edges of the DJ (longest tear 2cm). Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 88. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107087 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Cretan Journal
Lear, Edward ; edited by Rowena Fowler Denise Harvey and Company Athens and Dedham 1985 0907978177 / 9780907978176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition. Original green cloth. Both the boards and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. The binding is nice and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Just small foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock page edge. Tipped-in colour illustrations. pp. 119. 106167 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
29 Aristotle: The Desire to Understand
Lear, Jonathan Cambridge University Press 1990 0521347629 / 9780521347624 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. The binding is firm and pages clean but there is some creasing to the covers. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xi, 328. 308661 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Cretan Journal
Lear, Edward ; edited by Rowena Fowler Denise Harvey and Company Athens and Dedham 1985 0907978177 / 9780907978176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition. Original green cloth. Both the boards and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. The binding is nice and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slight fading to the edges of the dust jacket. Tipped-in colour illustrations. pp. 119. Includes a loose advertisement pamphlet for The Corfu Years. 106168 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
30 Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature
Lear, Linda St. Martin's Press New York 2007 0312369344 / 9780312369347 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Clean and tight. In very good to near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. A flattened crease to the front flap of the dust jacket. pp. xix, 584. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105787 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
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