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Edward Lear: landscape painter and nonsense poet (1812-1888)

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The name of Edward Lear, as a nonsense writer, is known wherever the English language is spoken; his Limericks have had countless imitators, and tens of thousands of children have delighted in The Owl and the Pussycat, The Dong with the Luminous Nose, and his other nonsense rhymes.

But how many people know anything of the life of this lonely, melancholy man, a traveller in
Paperback, First Penguin Books edition, #747, 256 pages
Published 1950 by Penguin Books (first published 1938)
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