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A Book of Nonsense

Author : Edward Lear
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Edward Lear (1812-1888) was an English artist, illustrator and writer known for his literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form which he popularised. At the age of 19 his first Illustrated work Family of Psittacidae; or, Parrots was published in 1830. His paintings were well received and he was favourably compared with Audubon. In 1846 Lear published A Book of Nonsense, a volume of limericks which went through three editions and helped popularise the form. In 1865 The History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple was published, and in 1867 his most famous piece of nonsense, The Owl and the Pussycat, which he wrote for the children of his patron Edward Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby. Many other works followed. His nonsense works are distinguished by a facility of verbal invention and a poet's delight in the sounds of words, both real and imaginary.

The Owl the Pussy Cat and the Duck the Kangaroo Illustrated Edition Dodo Press

Author : Edward Lear
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Edward Lear (1812-1888) was an English artist, illustrator and writer known for his literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form which he popularised. He was born in Highgate, a suburb of London, the 20th child of his parents and was raised by his eldest sister, Ann, twenty-one years his senior. He started work as a serious illustrator and his first publication, at the age of 19, was Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae; or, Parrots in 1830. His paintings were well received and he was favourably compared with Audubon. Throughout his life he continued to paint seriously. He had a lifelong ambition to illustrate Tennyson's poems. Lear briefly gave drawing lessons to Queen Victoria. In 1846 Lear published A Book of Nonsense, a volume of limericks which went through three editions and helped popularise the form. Edward Lear's nonsense works are distinguished by a facility of verbal invention and a poet's delight in the sounds of words, both real and imaginary.

Library of the World s Best Literature Ancient and Modern Volume II Illustrated Edition Dodo Press

Author : Charles Dudley Warner
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Charles Dudley Warner (1829-1900) was an American essayist and novelist. He worked with a surveying party in Missouri; studied law at the University of Pennsylvania; practiced in Chicago; was assistant editor (1860) and editor (1861-1867) of The Hartford Press, and after The Press was merged into The Hartford Courant, was co-editor with Joseph R Hawley; in 1884 he joined the editorial staff of Harper's Magazine, for which he conducted The Editors Drawer until 1892, when he took charge of The Editor's Study. He travelled widely, lectured frequently, and was actively interested in prison reform, city park supervision, and other movements for the public good. He was the first president of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He first attracted attention by the reflective sketches entitled My Summer in a Garden (1870). Amongst his other works are Saunterings (1872), Backlog Studies (1873), Being a Boy (1878), In the Wilderness (1878), Captain John Smith (1881), Washington Irving (1881), A Little Journey in the World (1889), As We Were Saying (1891) and That Fortune (1899).

The Essential E F Benson 53 Titles in One Volume Illustrated Edition

Author : E. F. Benson
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This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Contents: Make Way For Lucia: Queen Lucia Miss Mapp Dodo Trilogy: Dodo: A Detail of the Day Dodo's Daughter or Dodo the Second Dodo Wonders David Blaize Series: David Blaize David Blaize and the Blue Door Other Novels: The Rubicon The Judgement Books The Vintage Mammon and Co. Scarlet and Hyssop The Relentless City The Valkyries The Angel of Pain The House of Defence The Blotting Book Daisy's Aunt Mrs. Ames Thorley Weir Arundel Michael Up and Down Across the Stream Short Story Collections: The Room in the Tower, and Other Stories The Countess of Lowndes Square, and Other Stories Historical Works Edward Frederic Benson (1867–1940) was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, archaeologist and short story writer, known professionally as E.F. Benson.

Through the Iron Bars

Author : Emile Cammaerts
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Professor Emile Leon Cammaerts (1878-1953) was a Belgian poet. He moved to England in 1908. Aside from his own writings, he engaged in translations of John Ruskin and G. K. Chesterton. His most important work was his 1935 biography of King Albert. He became Professor of Belgian Studies at the University of London in 1933, and his papers are held there in Senate House Library. He married the theatrical actress Tita Brand (daughter of the singer Marie Brema), with whom he had six children, one of them Francis Cammaerts. His works include: Belgian Poems (1915), Belgium: From the Roman Invasion to the Present Day (1921), The Poetry of Nonsense (1925), Discoveries in England (1930), Rubens: Painter and Diplomat (1932), Albert of Belgium: Defender of Right (1935), Upon This Rock (1943) and The Flower of Grass (1945).

Hildegarde s Holiday

Author : Laura E. Richards
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Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards (1850-1943) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to a high-profile family. During her life, she wrote over 90 books, including children's, biographies, poetry, and others. A well-known children's poem for which she is noted is the literary nonsense verse Eletelephony. In 1917, she won a Pulitzer Prize for The Life of Julia Ward Howe, a biography, which she coauthored with her sister, Maud Howe Elliott. Among her most famous works are: Queen Hildegarde (1889), Captain January (1890), Melody (1893), Marie (1894), Hildegarde's Neighbors (1895), Nautilus (1895), Three Margarets (1897), Geoffrey Strong (1901), The Green Satin Gown (1903) and The Silver Crown: Another Book of Fables (1906).

Alice s Adventures in Wonderland

Author : Lewis Carroll
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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898), better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican clergyman and photographer. From a young age, Dodgson wrote poetry and short stories, sending them to various magazines and enjoying moderate success. Most of this output was humourous, sometimes satirical, but his standards and ambitions were exacting. His facility at word play, logic, and fantasy has delighted audiences ranging from children to the literary elite, and beyond this his work has become embedded deeply in modern culture, directly influencing many artists. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass (1871) as well as the poems The Hunting of the Snark (1876) and Jabberwocky (1871). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a work of nonsense literature, which tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy realm populated by grotesque figures like talking playing cards and anthropomorphic creatures.

More Nonsense

Author : Edward Lear
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Edward Lear (1812-1888) was an English artist, illustrator and writer known for his literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form which he popularised. At the age of 19 his first Illustrated work Family of Psittacidae; or, Parrots was published in 1830. His paintings were well received and he was favourably compared with Audubon. In 1846 Lear published A Book of Nonsense, a volume of limericks which went through three editions and helped popularise the form. In 1865 The History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple was published, and in 1867 his most famous piece of nonsense, The Owl and the Pussycat, which he wrote for the children of his patron Edward Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby. Many other works followed. His nonsense works are distinguished by a facility of verbal invention and a poet's delight in the sounds of words, both real and imaginary.

THE COLLECTED WORKS OF E F BENSON Illustrated Edition

Author : E. F. Benson
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This carefully edited collection of "THE COLLECTED WORKS OF E. F. BENSON (Illustrated Edition)” has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of contents Make Way For Lucia Queen Lucia Miss Mapp Dodo Trilogy Dodo: A Detail of the Day Dodo's Daughter or Dodo the Second Dodo Wonders David Blaize Series: David Blaize David Blaize and the Blue Door Other Novels The Rubicon The Judgement Books The Vintage Mammon and Co. Scarlet and Hyssop The Relentless City The Valkyries The Angel of Pain The House of Defence The Blotting Book Daisy's Aunt Mrs. Ames Thorley Weir Arundel Michael Up and Down Across the Stream Short Story Collections The Room in the Tower, and Other Stories The Countess of Lowndes Square, and Other Stories Historical Work Crescent and Iron Cross Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940) was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, archaeologist and short story writer, known professionally as E.F. Benson. Benson was also known as a writer of atmospheric, oblique, and at times humorous or satirical ghost stories.

Delphi Collected Works of Fred M White Illustrated

Author : Fred M. White
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A British pulp fiction author of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Frederick M. White produced a prolific number of novels and short stories, including the cult classic 'Doom of London' science-fiction stories. Helping to shape the course of sensation and mystery story literature, White was also a pioneer of the spy story. His ingenious creativity in producing hundreds of original and thrilling narratives of crime, war, mystery, romance and science fiction was a rare and sadly neglected talent of the interwar period. This comprehensive eBook presents White’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to White’s life and works * Concise introductions to the famous novels * 84 novels, with individual contents tables * Features rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including ‘Love, the Foe’, ‘Robe of Lucifer’, ‘Paul the Sage’ and many more * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Famous works, including the 'Doom of London' series, are fully illustrated with their original artwork * Rare story collections available in no other collection, including ‘The Last of the Borgias’ and ‘The Sage of Tyburn’ series * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * Easily locate the short stories you want to read * Over 250 short stories — endless hours of classic pulp fiction Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels and Novellas A Golden Argosy (1886) By Order of the League (1886) The Old Secretaire (1887) The Silver Stream (1888) Naboth’s Vineyard (1889) A Daughter of Israel (1892) In Trust (1892) The Robe of Lucifer (1896) Tregarthen’s Wife (1901) Blackmail (1903) The Cardinal Moth (1903) Craven Fortune (1904) The Weight of the Crown (1904) A Shadowed Love (1905) My Lady Bountiful (1905) The Corner House (1905) The Crimson Blind (1905) The Ends of Justice (1906) The House of the Schemers (1906) The Law of the Land (1906) The Nether Millstone (1906) The Slave of Silence (1906) The Yellow Face (1906) Behind the Mask (1907) The Edge of the Sword (1907) The Five Knots (1907) The Mystery of the Four Fingers (1907) The Lonely Bride (1907) The Lord of the Manor (1907) The Midnight Guest (1907) The Open Door (1907) A Queen of the Stage (1908) Paul Quentin (1908) The Scales of Justice (1908) The Sundial (1908) A Crime on Canvas (1909) Netta, the Story of Sin (1909) The Golden Rose (1909) A Front of Brass (1910) A Mummer’s Throne (1910) Hard Pressed (1910) Love, the Foe (1910) Paul, the Sage (1910) The White Glove (1910) The Man Called Gilray (1911) The Mystery of the Ravenspurs (1911) The Secret of the Sands (1911) Powers of Darkness (1912) A Royal Wrong (1913) A Secret Service (1913) The House of Mammon (1913) The Sentence of the Court (1913) The Day (1914) The Lady in Blue (1915) Ambition’s Slave (1916) The Seed of Empire (1916) The Case for the Crown (1918) The Salt of the Earth (1918) The Wings of Victory (1919) The Honour of His House (1920) The Leopard’s Spots (1920) The Man Who Was Two (1921) The Councillors of Falconhoe (1922) The Mystery of Room 75 (1922) The Green Bungalow (1923) The Mystery of Crocksands (1923) The Turn of the Tide (1923) The Devil’s Advocate (1924) The Golden Bat (1924) The House on the River (1925) The Price of Silence (1925) The Riddle of the Rail (1926) The Shadow of the Dead Hand (1926) The King Diamond (1927) The Grey Woman (1928) A Broken Memory (1929) The Phantom Car (1929) A Clue in Wax (1930) Found Dead (1930) On the Night Express (1930) Queen of Hearts (1930) The Man Who Knew (1932) Secret of the River (1934) The Blue Daffodil (1934) The Shorter Fiction Felix Gryde Stories The Last of the Borgias Drenton Denn Stories The Romance of the Secret Service Fund The Doom of London The Sage of Tyburn Real Drama Gipsy Stories Miscellaneous Short Stories The Short Stories List of Short Stories in Chronological Order List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks