20 Edward Lear's Nonsense Cards

£8.99
ITEM CODE: 25453
4.4/5
The British Library
Delightful cards for sending a loved one a fillip or dashing off a light-hearted note: showcasing illustrations from the anarchic art and imagination ...
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The British Library
Delightful cards for sending a loved one a fillip or dashing off a light-hearted note: showcasing illustrations from the anarchic art and imagination of much-loved English author and artist Edward Lear (1812-88). Reproducing original illustrations from his ‘A Book of Nonsense’, c.1885 and 'Nonsense Botany, and Nonsense Alphabets', 1889, which popularised the artform of very silly limericks and imaginary plant forms. Illustrations include ‘The Perpendicular Purple Polly’, the ‘Young Lady of Ryde’, ‘Manypeeplia Upsidownia’ and ‘Tigerlilia Terribilis’. The original books are now a treasured part of the collection of the British Library.
Size & Additional Information
20 cards, five designs
15 x 10cm
Blank inside
Envelopes included
Printed in Britain
British FSC accredited card
Cards and envelopes can be recycled
Packed in a compostable bag. Requires industrial composting: please add to your food or garden waste bin (subject to your local refuse collection policies)
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Reviews
Overall product rating 4.4/5
By Mrs Elizabeth Foss-Smith
20 June 2022
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brilliantly funny cards for family use
By Ms Anne Child
05 May 2022
Bindoon, Western Australia
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Cards don’t capture Edward Lear for me
02 May 2022
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Different’, amusing ng, been well receied by recipients who did a double take before realising how special they are.
By Mr Anthony Jackson
20 April 2022
St. Andrews
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Quirky but useful for meeting gaps in greetings cards.
By Mrs Judy Williams
17 February 2022
Worthing West Sussex
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Would not buy again but I will use them somewhen.
Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry that you are disappointed with this set of cards. Kind regards, Millie.
10 February 2022
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Good quality and envelopes good if a bit thin
13 April 2021
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A little disappointed with some of the designs but cards are a good quality and suitable for different occasions.
By Mr Richard Maslen
12 April 2021
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very good product suitable for wide range of recipients
09 April 2021
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The cards are quirky and fun .
09 April 2021
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They are such a refreshing change from the usual run-of-the-mill cards.