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Peacock Pie - a Book of Rhymes

Walter de la Mare

ISBN 10: 0571180140 / ISBN 13: 9780571180141
Published by Faber
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Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2511511738

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Title: Peacock Pie - a Book of Rhymes

Publisher: Faber

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:GOOD

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"Peacock Pie" first appeared in 1913 and this new edition contains the complete and revised text. The book is illustrated with subtle colour illustrations and mysterious black and white vignettes by the young artist Louise Brierley. It brings the world of Walter de la Mere to a new generation.

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Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was born in Charlton, Kent. In 1890, aged sixteen, he began work in the statistics department of the London office of Anglo-American Oil. In 1907 he published his first collection of poems under the pseudonym Walter Ramal, but he soon established a wide popular reputation in his own name as a leading poet of the Georgian period with volumes like The Listeners (1912), Motley (1918) and The Veil (1921). He also wrote poetry and short stories for younger readers; Peacock Pie (1913), a collection of poems for children, is now considered a twentieth-century classic. Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was born in Charlton, Kent. In 1890, aged sixteen, he began work in the statistics department of the London office of Anglo-American Oil. In 1907 he published his first collection of poems under the pseudonym Walter Ramal, but he soon established a wide popular reputation in his own name as a leading poet of the Georgian period with volumes like The Listeners (1912), Motley (1918) and The Veil (1921). He also wrote poetry and short stories for younger readers; Peacock Pie (1913), a collection of poems for children, is now considered a twentieth-century classic.

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