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Edward Lear's Death Certificate

Federico Guida, who has just finished editing a forthcoming, illustrated book on Edward Lear’s stay in Corpo della Cava and the surrounding area (which will contain two essays of mine, btw) sends me a scan of Edward Lear’s Italian death certificate, which is available from… 7 more words

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Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense by Jenny Uglow

Title: Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense

Author: Jenny Uglow

Genre: Non-Fiction/Biogprahy

Publisher: Faber/Allen and Unwin

Published: 25th October 2017

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 560… 976 more words

Books

The Table and the Chair


by Edward Lear

I

Said the Table to the Chair,
‘You can hardly be aware,
‘How I suffer from the heat,
‘And from chilblains on my feet!

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Edward Lear, The Monastery of Stavronikita, Mount Athos (1856)

Edward Lear, The Monastery of Stavronikita, Mount Athos.
Inscribed and dated ‘Stavronikeles./ 2. Septr. 1856.’ (lower left) and ‘Ilex a oak’ (lower right), numbered ’42’ (lower right) and ‘1’ (verso)and further inscribed with notes. 29 more words

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Edward Lear, The portico entrance of a monastery, possibly Vatopaidi, Mount Athos (1856)

Edward Lear, The portico entrance of a monastery, possibly Vatopaidi, Mount Athos.
Inscribed in Greek and dated ‘Balo & Paidion[?]/ 18. Sept. 1856.’ (lower right), numbered ’92’ (lower right) and ‘1’ (verso) and further inscribed with colour notes. 29 more words

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