[Lear, Edward], Noakes, Vivien [ed.]. Edward Lear 1812 - 1888. With an Introduction by Sir Steven Runciman and essay by Jeremy Maas. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1985. 21.5 cm x 27.5 cm. 216 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Slight discolouration and folding to corner of book-cover. Includes for example the following essays: List of Lenders to Exhibition, Edward Lear by Sir Steven Runciman, From the Sublime to the Ridiculous by Jeremy Maas, Early Landscape 1834-1848, Lear's Travels, Lear and Tennyson, Illustrated Travel Books, Nonsense, and Later Memorabilia. Appendices include a Chronology, and a list of the corporate sponsors and benefactors of the Friends of the Royal Academy.
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Book Description Weidenfeld Nicolson / Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1985. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition.Exhibition catalog with essays. Large softcover in red flex cloth wraps with bright gold lettering and black decoration on the front cover and bright gold lettering on the spine, spine not sunned, no DJ as issued. Condition new, square and tight book, very clean, no edgewear, spine not creased, sharp corners. 4to, 216 pages, well illustrated. No markings of any kind, no names no underlinings no highlights no bet pages. Not a reminder. Bookseller Inventory # 009456