Lear, Edward; Wood, Owen, illustrator THE OWL & THE PUSSY-CAT & OTHER NONSENSE
New York: The Viking Press, (1979). 067053319 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated, laminated boards, pictorial endsheets; in a matching dust jacket. Quarto.
Extravagantly whimsical illustrated setting for Lear's signature poem and a handful of his sublimely meaningless limericks; highlighted by Wood's splendid renderings of expressive, outsized animals. A treasure.