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Edward Lear: An Unpublished Letter

A “signed two-page letter” by Edward Lear is being sold on eBay; it is pasted to the front end paper of the first American edition of the Nonsense Books (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1888). It is an invitation to Mr. and Mrs. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear Letters at the Glamorgan Archives

A group of important documents from the Aberdare family, previously on loan, have been permanently acquired by the Glamorgan Archives. These include a number of letters from Edward Lear to Henry Bruce and his wife, Arabella Beadon. One of these … Continue reading

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Edward Lear and G.F. Bowen

Lear first met George Fergusson Bowen in Rome in 1847, accepted his invitation to visit Corfu, and even considered the possibility of taking a post at the University of Corfu. In a letter to Ann during his first visit to … Continue reading

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