LEAR, Edward (author and illustrator). Teapots and Quails, And Other New Nonsenses. London; John Murray. 1953.
Royal 8vo. Publisher's pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, in repeat dustwrapper; pp. [vi], 7-63 + [i]; with illustrations throughout in line; a fine, uninscribed copy protected by an attractive, price-clipped dustwrapper with some overall dusting and toning, a little browning to lower panel, nicking to spine ends and forecorners, and 2 short, closed, and unobtrusive edge tears (longest 3cm) now expertly repaired to the reverse with archival tissue-tape.
First edition. A fresh collection of previously unpublished "nonsense" including limericks, drawings and poems from an archival collection housed at The Houghton Library at Harvard University.