The Book of William. With apologies to Edward Lear, author of the 'Book of Nonsense'
London: Frederick Warne & Co. First edition. Colour illustrated boards. Unpaginated. Undated, but circa 1914. Parody of Edward Lear's The Book of Nonsense; this directly lampooning Kaiser Wilhelm II. Title plus 21 b/w plates with tongue-in-cheek variations on his verse. The right hand pages printed only. Spine has been neatly reinforced, and covers are rubbed with small losses to corners. Inside pages are toned but otherwise good. Scarce. 44 pages. 185 x 250 mm (7¼ x 9¾ inches).