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Dame Wiggins of Lee

Dame Wiggins of Lee

an old English rhyme.

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Published by Bantam Picture Books, Transatlantic Arts in London, New York .
Written in English


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These cards are based on a poem/tale from Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats: a humorous tale. The pdf of the book from by John Ruskin and Kate Greenaway is also attached. It tells of the adventures of Dame Wiggins’s extremely clever cats, who not only keep the mice and rats down but also attend school and go adventuring around the countryside, rescuing sick lambs. Adapted from the version by John Ruskin, published in ,"" this is a fetchingly designed, cunningly illustrated little book (if you don't mind your cats with doggish snouts and bearish torsos). But the rhymed tale is sometimes difficult to follow (""The rats and mice scared/by this fierce whiskered crew,/The poor seven cats/Soon had nothing to do"") and the comical happenings themselves.


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I read an chapbook version of this book. Title page reads: "Dame Wiggins of Lee and Her Seven Wonderful Cats: A Humorous Tale. Written principally by a lady of ninety with additional verses, by J.

Ruskin, and with new illustrations by K. Greenaway, with 22 Woodcuts."/5(2). Dame Wiggins of Lee and Her Seven Wonderful Cats, A Humorous Tale written principally by a Lady of Ninety, edited, with additional Verses, by John Ruskin and with new illustration by Kate Greenaway.

The book was published by Dame Wiggins of Lee book. Dutton and Company Publishers. Dame Wiggins Of Lee, And Her Seven Wonderful Cats [Lady of Ninety, Ruskin, John, Greenaway, Kate] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dame Wiggins Of Lee, And Her Seven Wonderful Cats3/5(2).

Dame Wiggins of Lee, and Her Seven Wonderful Cats: a Humorous Tale Kindle Edition by Sharpe (Author), Richard Scrafton (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. See all 31 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Author: John Ruskin, Kate Greenaway. Dame Wiggins of Lee was a worthy Dame Wiggins of Lee book soul, as e'er threaded a nee-dle, or wash in a bowl; She held mice and rats in such antipathy, That seven fine cats, kept Dame Wiggins of Lee.

Dame Wiggins of Lee and Her Seven Wonderful Cats book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Relates in rhyme the clever, kind, 4/5. Dame Wiggins of Lee and her Seven Cats was an early nineteenth century children's story which Ruskin believed had the right mixture of lightness and reassuring elements to merit reprinting.

He had the woodcut illustrations of the edition republished, in line only, so that readers could colour them, and added four original verses to explain.

Said Dame Wiggins of Lee. Woodcut from Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats (Chi PRD2) Rather than reprint the original coloured illustrations, Ruskin had them facsimiled and in his preface he suggests that ‘clever children will like having the mere outlines to. Dame Wiggins of Lee Was a worthy old soul, As e’er threaded a nee-dle, or wash’d in a bowl: She held mice and rats In such anti-pathy; That seven fine cats Kept Dame Wiggins of Lee.

Woodcut and verse from Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats (Chi PRD2). Dame Wiggins of Lee, and Her Seven Wonderful Cats: A Humorous Tale by a Lady of Ninety Author RUSKIN, John, edited by Format/binding Softcover Book condition Used - Near Fine Quantity available 1 Binding Paperback Publisher Merrimack Publishing Place of Publication (New York Date published Keywords Humor, Children'sBook.

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EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. No_Favorite. share. flag Pages: Dame Wiggins Of Lee, And Her Seven Wonderful Cats | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in. Delight in the rhyme of the marvelous Dame Wiggins and her adventures with her seven cats.

They go to school, learn to sew and mend, climb trees, play on the ice and help a lost lamb find its mother. Originally published in with wonderful engravings, this later edition has added illustrations by Kate Greenaway.

DSI has added a sketchbook at the end so that "clever children can color. children's book collection library of the university of california los angeles dame wiggins of lee, and her seven wonderful cats: a humorous tale written principally by a lady of ninety.

EDITED, WITH ADDITIONAL VERSES, BY JOHN RUSKIN, LL.D., HONORARY STUDENT OF CHRIST CHURCH, AND HONORARY FELLOW OF CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE, OXFORD. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful.

Dame Wiggins of Lee and Her Seven Wonderful Cats: A Humorous Tale Written Principally by a Lady of Ninety, Edited. by John Ruskin and with New Illustrations. Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats: a humorous tale. by Mrs Pearson,Sharpe, Richard Scrafton, d. ,John Ruskin,Kate Greenaway,William Harcourt Hooper.

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