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1967 1st edition "Fourth Printing" stated; Clarkson N. Potter publisher, New York; hardbound lengthwise in brown boards with gilt lettering on short spine;  very good condition with unmarked pages; many illustrations; NOTE:  these are ADULT limericks; the title states: "An Uninhibited History".


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An uninhibited history with over five hundred examples, British and American, collected from many sources, representing both the nineteenth- & twentieth centuries. With lovely illustrations throughout by Aubrey Beardsley, Andre Domin, & Edward Lear. In 246 pages with Bibliography as "Part Three:  The Literature of the Limerick"

THE LURE OF THE LIMERICK, An Uninhibited History by William S. Baring-Gould

SKU: BS62ee
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