Hugh Broadbent. Oldham, U.K.,1979.
FOLIO.(19.6.x 13.3 inches). LIMITED EDITION, one of only 1,000 hand numbered copies. Facsimile edition reproducing the text and plates from the scarce 1863 edition, published by Edward Lear himself. Beautifully illustrated with 20 fine tinted lithographs plus illustrated title page with view from "One gun battery", Corfu. Of the full page plates, 8 are views of Corfu, 3 of Santa Maura, 3 of Cephalonia, 3 of Zante, 1 of Paxo, 1 of Ithaca and 1 of Cerigo. Green cloth binding with gilt lettering and borders to front board. Spine lettered in gilt. A fine, bright copy of this beautiful book. Clear acetate wrapper with one small area missing from lower panel in the outer corner.:.