A favourite childhood memory is of Granny reading aloud to us. She came to South Africa once, for three months over December 1969 to January into 1970. 945 more words
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Swifty, Tom. A Course in Nonsense: Your Pea-Green Guide to Nonsense Literature. Rotterdam: Brave New Books, 2015.
Tom Swifty’s book is exactly what it purports to be, a quick introduction to nonsense literature from ancient Greece to modern times. 385 more words
Situated just off ‘The Circle’ in Bath, ‘Bath Old Books’ is a shop which specialises in second hand books.
Entering the shop ground floor area whilst small, holds a great collection of books including; children’s books, a whole shelf of Jane Austen’s novels and a shelf of Art books. 201 more words
Edward Lear, Study of figures and foliage at Frascati.
Inscribed and dated ‘Frascati./June 8.1839’ (centre right) and inscribed with colour notes (variously throughout). Pencil. 12.4 x 17.2cm (4 7/8 x 6 3/4in).