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  1. Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania, &c.
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    Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania, &c.

    First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the novelist Charles Lever and his wife: "Mr & Mrs Charles Lever from Edward Lear. In remembrance of pleasant days passed at Florence & La Spezzia, June, July, 1861." Lear had been in Florence to make a painting for one of his most consistent patrons, Frances, Lady Waldegrave, later the wife of his close friend Chichester Fortescue. Learn More
    £3,500

    Date of Publication: 1851

    Published:

    Stock Code: 29345

    Signed: Yes

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  2. A Book of Nonsense.

    A Book of Nonsense.

    Second edition, extremely rare complete, indeed "virtually unfindable" according to Ray. Privately printed in a very small edition of between 250 and 500 copies, the second edition contains three illustrations not present in the trade edition, and which have never appeared since. The work which swept the limerick to popularity, Lear's famous Book of Nonsense was first published in 1846, with 73 lithographic limericks by Lear. Learn More
    £3,750

    Date of Publication: 1856

    Published: [London

    Stock Code: 71345

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  3. Journal of a Landscape Painter in Corsica.
    £600

    Date of Publication: 1870

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    Stock Code: 63838

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  4. Views in the Seven Ionian Islands,

    Views in the Seven Ionian Islands,

    Drawn from Nature, & on Stone. London, December 1st, 1863.
    Limited to 1,000 copies. This is the reprint of the 1863 edition, it includes 9 views of Corfu and 11 of the other Ionian Islands. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1979

    Published: Oldham

    Stock Code: 22547

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