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A Present of laughter

wit & nonsense in pictures & verse

by

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonsense verses, English.,
  • Nonsense verses, American.,
  • Nonsense verses.,
  • English poetry -- Collections.,
  • American poetry -- Collections.

  • About the Edition

    Contains classic and lesser-known verses of wit and nonsense.

    Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementedited by Bryan Holme.
    SeriesA Studio book
    ContributionsHolme, Bryan, 1913-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1195.N64 P7 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3781727M
    ISBN 100670574163
    LC Control Number81021829

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