London: Angus & Robertson, 1983. Reprint of 1977 Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very good/Fine. Brown buckram clotho boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top edge lightly foxed. Light toning to text box but clean and umarked. B/W line illustrations. Unpaginated. 14 x 21 cm. / Good/Very Good. Slightly foxed and toned. Price clipped. Item #5210
Nonsense poems in French, when pronounced, sound like English nursery rhymes
"THE MOST ECCENTRIC, ENTERTAINING AND ENIGMATICALLY ESOTERIC BOOK IN THE HISTORY OF HUMOUR AND PUBLISHING!
Years of scholarly study have been spent analysing these ancient French rhymes, yet still many questions remain unanswered: Who wrote them? When? And why – upon reading aloud – do the verses take on such a strangely familiar quality?" (cover of another edition).