• Lear, Edward

    Lear, Edward

    Edward Lear (1812-1888) was an English artist, illustrator, author and poet, best known for his nonsense poems and limericks. His first book of poems was A Book of Nonsense (1846). He travelled widely, also writing travel books, and settled in the Mediterranean.

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