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The Complete Clerihews of E. Clerihew Bentley

(1981)
A collection of poems by

 
Edmund Clerihew Bentley published a volume of nonsense verse consisting of a series of four-liners designed to poke fun at distinguished personalities. Illustrated by Bentley's lifelong friend, eminent critic and author G K Chesterton, they were known as 'clerihews' and became as popular as the limerick form. In Complete Clerihews the entire collection is presented, with original illustrations. The assortment of well over 100 participants includes: Karl Marx, Jane Austen, Mussolini, Henry VIII, Noel Coward, Tennyson, Dante, Leonardo Da Vinci, Dorothy Sayers, Aeschylus, Keats, President Roosevelt, Cleopatra and Lewis Carroll.

    

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Hardback Editions

November 1993 : UK Hardback
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Title: Complete Clerihews
Author(s): E Clerihew Bentley
ISBN: 0-19-212978-3 / 978-0-19-212978-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Paperback Editions

January 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Complete Clerihews
Author(s): E C Bentley
ISBN: 0-7551-1605-4 / 978-0-7551-1605-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: House of Stratus
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May 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Complete Clerihews
Author(s): E C Bentley
ISBN: 0-7551-0322-X / 978-0-7551-0322-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: House Of Stratus
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1981 : UK Paperback

Title: The complete clerihews of E. Clerihew Bentley
Author(s): E C Bentley
ISBN: 0-19-212981-3 / 978-0-19-212981-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Kindle Editions

December 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Complete Clerihews
Author(s): E C Bentley
Publisher: House of Stratus
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