Adult Hardcover Book, The Lure of the Limerick, William S. Baring-Gould, Limericks, Humor, Reference, Non-Fiction, Illustrated
A wonderful collection of Limericks and Limerick history called The Lure of the Limerick, An Uninhibited History, by William S. Baring-Gould. With lovely illustrations throughout by Aubrey Beardsley, Andre Domin, & Edward Lear.
NOTE: THESE ARE ADULT LIMERICKS; the title states: "An Uninhibited History". Some illustrations show nudity.
An uninhibited history with over five hundred examples, British and American, collected from many sources, representing both the nineteenth- & twentieth centuries. These are arranged for easy reference in alphabetical order of subject. There is also a critical examination of the form and structure of the verse which traces the origins from ancient Greek times through Shakespeare to Edward Lear and on to more recent writers.
8½ x 5¾ inches
Published by Clarkson N. Potter, Inc -- 1967 -- First Edition -- Fourth Printing
NOTE: THESE ARE ADULT LIMERICKS
This book is in Very Good condition. The pages are clean and bright. There are no markings on any of the pages. The binding is tight with no loose pages. Has only mild shelf wear. No Dust Cover.
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