• 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.

"Candlestick’s website is enticing and you might find yourself buying pamphlets of poems about puddings and bicycles..."Erica Wagner
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