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 old 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.
Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats: a humorous tale Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. 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.