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The lure of the limerick

William S. Baring-Gould

The lure of the limerick

an uninhibited history.

by William S. Baring-Gould

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Published by Hart-Davis, MacGibbon in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination143p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23133805M
ISBN 100246974613

The Lure of the Limerick limericks, limerick poem, funny limericks, naughty limericks, writing limericks No-one knows for certain how the name of an Irish Mid-Western city came to be associated with the short, irreverent, often bawdy verses of the limerick. Condition: Very good. This copy of Lure of the Limerick, by W. S. Baring-Gould, is a mass market paperback, published by Panther [#, , later printing. [Previous owner's signature.] [Humor, Limericks] Author: Baring-Gould, W. S. Title: The Lure of the Rating: % positive.

  I have in my library a delightful book on the subject: The Lure of the Limerick: An Uninhibited History by William Baring-Gould (Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., ). The book includes limericks from A-Z, the limerick laundered, and as the limerick lends itself to smutty graffiti: the limerick “unlaundered” (which, I venture to say is a large. The Limerick is a very controversial form of poetry -- not only for the strictness of its format, but also for the frequently scatological and/or sexual nature of limericks' subject matter. Baring-Gould's volume, originally published decades ago, makes for fascinating reading.4/5(4).

A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. Condition: Very good. This copy of Lure of the Limerick, by W. S. Baring-Gould, is a mass market paperback, published by Panther [#, , 3rd printing Seller Rating: % positive. This is a vintage hardcover book entitled, The Lure of the Limerick. Written by William S. Baring-Gould. This is the ninth printing edition. Decorations by Andre Domin, Aubrey Beardsley, and Edward Lear. Dust jacket designed by Sally Stein. Approximate dimensions: 8 1/2 inches5/5().


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Lure of the Limerick An unhibited History with over exampls, British, American, colletced from many sources William S Baring Gould Published by Clarkson N Potter Inc, UK ().

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Edition 12thprinting. Item Price $. THE LURE OF THE LIMERICK. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The limerick's an old literature With intentions demure or impure. Its variety here from Lear to leer Should infinite pleasure procure.

Pub Date. The Lure of the Limerick is naughty but nice. This bawdy feast for the unshockable is a delight of wit and is lavishly illustrated with drawings by Aubrey Beardsley, André Domin and Edward Lear.

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1 by William S. Baring-Gould (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings/5(13).Lure of the Limerick by William S. Baring-Gould. Clarkson Potter. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

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