THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT AND THE DUCK & THE KANGAROO. Edward. Foster Lear, William, illustrations.

THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT AND THE DUCK & THE KANGAROO

London: Frederick Warne, 1892. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. First appearance of Owl & The Pussycat, arguably Lear's mots famous nonsense poems combined with Duck & Kangaroo. The Owl and Pussycat, which he wrote which he wrote for the children of his patron Edward Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby, first appeared in 1871 in Nonsense Songs. Pictorial coves soiled and worn, one of the leaves in the middle of the book is sprung. With the charming drawings of William Foster. Engraved and printed at Racquet Court by Edmund Evans. Uncommon Lear publication. Good. Item #012746

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