Bibliography of

Limerick Books

Compiled by

Karl Dilcher


The profs of our great university
Display the most striking diversity:
    Some wise and some foolish,
    Some saintly, some ghoulish,
And some of the utmost perversity.

(Bibby, p. 243)

    Artist: Jerry Kamstra
    (From "Forbidden Limericks", p. 5)
Did I miss any limerick books? Any mistakes in this list?
Corrections and additions would be most welcome.


Adams, H.J.: The Eye of the Day & the Tooth of the Lion.
Celo Valley Books, 1992, 48p. 0-923687-18-1.

Aiken, Conrad: A Seizure of Limericks.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York-Chicago-San Francisco, 1964.

Alfredson, Hans: Svea Hunds Limerickar.
Wahlstroem & Widstrand, Stockholm 1989. 91-46-13593-6.

Allen, Guy (Ed.?): Limericks.
ANU Classical Society, Canberra, 1996.

Alsop, William K.: Limericks Unlimited.
Vantage Press, New York 1970.

Alsop, William K.: Limber Limericks.
Dorrance & Co., Philadelphia 1971.

Altschul, Donald S.: Legal Limericks.
San Francisco: Survival Series Publ. Co, 1993, 82 p. 1-882278-05-4.

Alvin, Julius: Gross Limericks.
pap., Zebra Books, 1983. 0-8217-1375-2.

Anderson, C.V.J. (ed.): Forbidden Limericks.
Logos Books, San Francisco, n.d., 16pp. [LL]

Anderson, C.V.J. (ed.): Forbidden Limericks Books 2.
co-edited by Jack Stamm, 14 instructive illustrations (sic) by N. A. Shovmatoff, 24 unnumbered pages, 83 limericks. New York: Beatitude Press, 1961.

Aquila, Richard: Rhyme or Reason: A Limerick History of Philosophy.
University Press of America, Washington 1981.

Armstrong, John: There was a Young Lady Named Alice and Other Limericks.
Dell Publ. Co., New York 1963.

Ash, Joel D.: Potpourri for the Mind: A Collection of Poems in the Limerick Style.
Old Pine Books, Weston, CT, 1997. 0-96640470-X [Amazon]

Asimov, Isaac: Asimov's Sherlockian Limericks.
The Mysterious Press, New York 1978. 0-89296-039-6.

Asimov, Isaac: Isaac Asimov's Limericks for Children.
Caedmon, New York 1984. [LOC]

Asimov, Isaac: Isaac Asimov's Treasury of Lecherous Limericks.

Asimov, Isaac: Lecherous Limericks.
Corgi Books, London 1975. 0-552-10553-8.

Asimov, Isaac: More Lecherous Limericks.
Walker, New York, 1976, 95pp.

Asimov, Isaac: Still More Lecherous Limericks.
Walker and Company, New York, 1977. 0-8027-7106-8.

Asimov, Isaac & Ciardi, John: Limericks: Too Gross.
W.W. Norton & Co., New York-London 1978. 0-393-04522-6.

Asimov, Isaac & Ciardi, John: A Grossery of Limericks.
W.W. Norton & Co., New York-London 1981. 0-393-01483-5.


Bagman's Book of Limericks, The.
Excel Books, Paris, n.d. [LL]

Bahadur, K.P.: Crazy Limericks.
Sterling Publishers (P) Ltd., New Delhi, 1995. 81-207-1763-5.

Barker, S. Omar: O' S.O.B. Sez, Cowboy Limericks.
Falcon Publishing, Helena, Montana 1998. 1-56044-641-2.

Baring-Gould, William: The Lure of the Limerick.
Panther Books Ltd., 1975. 586-03380-7.

Baring-Gould, William: The Lure of the Limerick.
Wordsworth Editions, London 1989. 1-85326-937-9.

Baring-Gould, W.S. & Donovan, David: Fifty Famous Limericks.
Privately printed, Minneapolis, 1934. [LL]

Baring-Gould, W.S. & Donovan, David: Fifty More Famous Limericks.
Privately printed, Minneapolis, 1935. [LL]

Barron, Kathryn: Critter Crackers. The ABC Book of Limericks.
Landmark Editions, Inc., Kansas City 1995. 0-933849-58-3.

Bawdy Limericks
London: Sphere Books. 0-72211297-1. [Bibliofind]

Baxter, Biddy & Gill, Rosemary (Ed.): The Blue Peter Book of Limericks.
BBC Publications & Pan Books, London & Sydney, 1972. [LD]

The Bawd's Book: Being a Collection of Crass and Curious Limericks and
Linoleum Cuts. San Marino, CA, 1965. {Small edition} [LHH]

Beilenson, Peter: Peter Pauper's Limerick Book.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, 1940. [AL]

Beilenson, Nick (Ed.): World's Best Limericks.
Peter Pauper Press, Inc., White Plains, NY 1994. 0-88088-681-1.

Benson, D.R.: Biblical Limericks. Old Testament Stories Re-Versed.
Ballantine Books, New York 1986. 0-345-33033-1.

Bentley, J.H.; Fraser, Malcolm: A Grand Limerick Tour: original limerick verses on New Zealand subjects, some suitable to be read.
Benton Ross, Auckland, 1985. 0-908636-08-3.

Billington, Ray Allen: Limericks Historical and Hysterical.
W.W. Norton & Co., New York-London, 1981. 0-393-01453-3

Bibby, Cyril: The Art of the Limerick.
The Research Publishing Co., London, 1978. 0-7050-005302.

Birch, Robert W.: Improper Limericks: An Original Bawdy Collection.
PEC Publishing, Howard, OH, 1998. 1-57074-357-6.

Bishop, Morris: Spilt Milk.
G.P. Putnam & Sons, New York, 1942. [LD]

Bjerke, Andre: En rockegal snack-kokk fra Jokkmokk: 50 Norske limericks fra tretten radiokonkurranser / i utvalg ved Andre Bjerke.
Oslo: Cappelen, 1974. 79 p., 8-20203104-4.

Bodecker, N.M.: A Person From Britain Whose Head Was the Shape of a Mitten and other Limericks.
Atheneum, New York 1980. 0-689-50152-8.

Bostroem, Annemarie: Um des Kaisers Bart. 99 Kreuzwortraetsel-Limericks.
Eulenspiegel, 1990, 96p., DM 6,20. 3-359-00400-0.

Bowman, Lucy Curtis: Lucid Limericks.
Angel Press, Monterey, CA, 1976. [Bibliofind]

Braun, Guenther: Gereimt ist alles moeglich. Leicht sinnige Limericks & Clerihews mit Illustrationen von Joachim Kupke.
Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart 1974. 3-421-01698-4.

Brewer, Jo: The Alphabet Butterfly Coloring Book for Limerick-Loving Lepidopterists.
Capra Press, Waltham, Mass. 1975.

Brewton, John E. & Blackburn, Lorraine A. (Eds.): They've Discovered a Head in the Box for the Bread & Other Laughable Limericks.
144p., (Crowell Jr. Books) HarpC Child Bks., 1978. 0-690-03883-6.

Brewton, Sara & Brewton, John E.: Laughable Limericks. (Illus.)
160p., (Crowell Jr. Books) HarpC Child Bks., 1990. 0-690-04887-4.

Brewton, Sara; Brewton, John; Blackburn, G.M.; Booth, G.: My tang's tungled: and other ridiculous situations.
Crowell, New York, 1973.

Brian, Janseen; Brian, Janeen: There Was a Big Fish: Limericks.
Hc., 1995. [Amazon]

Brock, H.I.: The Little Book of Limericks.
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York 1947.

Broek, Peter de: Limericks. Verzameld en bekeken door Peter de Broek.
[Laren], Skarabee, [1969]. [LOC]

Buhrows, Todd James: Bird Limericks. Verse about our Fine-Feathered Friends.
Parkminister Publishing, Waterloo, Ont. 1993. 0-9695565-4-3.

Bull, William, Sir: The book of limericks.
London, "Daily express" offices, [1916]. [McGill]

Bungter, Georg and Frorath, Guenter: Limerick teutsch.
R. Piper & Co. Verlag, Muenchen 1969.

Bush, Geoffrey: Seven Limericks, for two part choir and small orchestra.
Novello, London, 1970. 29pp.

Butler, Tony: Best Irish Limericks.
Wolfe Publ. Ltd., London 1974.


Catley, Douglas: A Dabble of Limericks: Original limericks of New Zealand and the world scene.
Cape Catley Ltd., Whatamongo Bay, 1973.

Cerf, Bennett: Out on a Limerick.
Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York 1960.

Cerf, Bennett: Bennett Cerf's Pop-Up Limericks.
Random House [interloc]

Chaplin, Albin: 3024 Dirty Limericks.
Bell Publishing Co., New York 1983. 0-517-413175

Chaplin, Albin: The Dirtiest Little Limerick Book Ever.
Bell Publishing Co., New York 1984. 0-517-433907.

Choda, Kelly: Disgusted, the Drunk: Dirty Limericks. (Illus.)
48p., pap., Filter, 1991. 0-86541-027-5.

Chwast, Seymour: The Flip-Flap Limerickricks: A Push Pin Book.
Random House, New York 1972. "A Push Pin Book". 0-394-82481-4. [LOC]

Ciardi, John: The Hopeful Trout and Other Limericks.
Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1989. 0-395-61616-6.

Close, K.R.: How to Write a Prize-Winning Limerick.
Florida, U. of Miami, 1930. [AL]

Cohen, J.M. (Ed.): Comic & Curious Verse.
Penguin Books Ltd. [LD]

Cohen, J.M. (Ed.): Yet More Comic & Curious Verse.
Penguin Books Ltd. [LD]

Cole, William (Ed.): Case of the giggles. Limerick giggles.
Bodley Head, London 1969. [LOC]

Connell, Charles (Ed.): Versicles and Limericks.
Hutchinson Publ. Group Ltd. [LD]

Corbett, Scott: The limerick trick.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1964. 103pp.

Corbett, Scott & Gusman, Annie: Jokes to read in the dark.
Dutton, New York, 1980.

Cordwell, Stephen: Very Rude Limericks.
Grange Books, London, 1994. 1-85627-504-3.

Cornish, Kenneth: Nonsense Verse.
Knox Printing and Publ. Co., Durban (South Africa), 1948. [LL]

Creative Writing Division 202: Valentine Limerick.
[UBC Special Collections]

Cresson, W.E. et al.: Ye Book of Bubbles, A Contribution to the New York Fair, in Aid of the Sanitary Commission.
Endicott & Co. New York 1864.[Bibliofind]

Crisp, Quentin: All this and Bevin Too.
Nicholson & Watson, London, 1943. [LL]

Crist, Clifford M.: Playboy's Book of Limericks.
Castle Books, Inc., Secausus, N.J. 1972.

Curry, Jennifer & Graham (Ed.): The Beaver Book of Revolting Rhymes.
Hutchinson Publ. Group Ltd. [LD]

Cuijpers, Peter: Er was eens een boer in Timboektoe: de limerick als pleziervers
. Houten: Van Holkema & Warendorf, 1988, 143p. 9-02694384-9.


Dahl, Juergen (Ed.): Limericks und Clerihews.
Langewiesche-Brandt, 144p., DM 16.-

Dahl, Juergen: 99 Limericks.
Langewiesche-Brandt, Ebenhausen 1960. 3. Auflage.

Dahl, Juergen: Limericks, Limericks.
Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, Frankfurt 1973. 3-436-00800-1.

Dalton, C.W.: Limericks and Rhymes for Critical Times.

Daly, Verity: Limericks for Profit and Pleasure.
Amnesty International Melbourne and Hudson Publishing, Hawthorn, Victoria, 0-949873-21-7.

David M.: World's Best Dirty Limericks.
Castle, Secaucus, NJ 1982. 0-89009-615-5.

Davies, Randall Robert Henry: A Little More Nonsense.
The Cayme Press, Kensington, 1923. [LL]

Davies, Randall Robert Henry: A Lytell Book of Nonsense.
The Cayme Press, Kensington, 1925. [LL]

Davies, Randall Robert Henry: Less Eminent Victorians.
Peter Davies, London, 1927.

Debiprasada Bandyopadhya: Bamla limerika samgraha.
Indiyana pabalikesans, Kalikata, 1984. (in Bengali) [UBC]

De Witt, Hugh: There was a young lady.
London, Tandem, 1969, 160 p.

De Witt, Hugh: There was a Fair Maid. Another Collection of Saucy And Hilarious Limericks.
Tandem{Paperback}, London, 1969. SBN 4260 4415 0.

Dennis, Ivanette: New Comic Limericks.
Hallmark Editions, Kansas City 1967.

Dietze, W.: 333 Limericks.
Edition Leipzig, Leipzig, 1977.

Dimock, Donald [Dr. Fey]: Limericks Naughty & Gay With Decorative Drawings by the Author.
Mobile. Factor Press. 1995.

Dole, John: Odd Bodikins: A Book of Limericks.
Laurel House Books, Bexley, 1992. 0-9519352-0-8.

Donovan, Caroline: Old Testament Limericks
Legare Str. Press, Charleston, SC, 1982. [Interloc]

Douglas, Norman: The Norman Douglas Limerick Book.
London, 1969.

Douglas, Norman: Some Limericks.
Grove Press, Inc., New York 1967.

Driver, Raymond: AnimaLimericks.
Half Moon Books, New York etc., 1994. 0-671-87232-X.

Drexler, Carol J.: Limericks Rhymes And Riddles.
Watermill Press 1978

Dulac, Edmund: F was a fnciful frog: Edmund Dulac's Limericks.
Abbeville Press, New York-London-Paris, 1993. 1-55859-640-2. Originally published as: Lyrics, pathetic & humorous, from A to Z.

Dulac, Edmund: Lyrics Pathetic and Humorous from A to Z.
Frederick Warne & Co., London, 1908. [LL]

Duncan, Chester: Rhymes: Three Limericks from the Oxford Book of Light Verse.
Medium Voice and Piano. 1966, 5pp. [Univ. of Manitoba Music Library]

Duval, Remy: Limericks [par] Remy Duval.
Editions de Saint-Priest, Limoges, R. Dessagne, 1972. (300 copies printed). [LOC]


Edwards, Brian and Ross, Bob: Top of the Morning Limericks.
National Radio/Tandem (New Zealand), 1995. 0-908884-73-7.

Eisenberg, Larry & Gordon, George: Limericks for Lantzmen.
The Citadel Press, New York 1965.

Ells, Chuck: Alaskan Limericks.
Alaskan Viewpoint, 1991. 0-924663-15-4.

Erdoes, Richard: The Richard Erdoes Illustrated Treasury of Classic Unlaundered Limericks.
160p., pap., Balsam Pr., 1984. 0-917439-01-5.

Euwer, Anthony: The Limeratomy.
James B. Pond, New York, 1917.


Fabian, Ernst: Allerfeinste Limericks.

Faherty, William Barnaby (1914- ): The Book of Cardinalimericks: Memories of of Nine Champion Teams (1926-1982).
Amadee and Barnabee, Associates, St. Louis, 1993.

Falmouth, John (Ed.): Ninety-five Limericks.
Limerick Press, Suffern, N.Y., 1932. [LL]

Feldman, Franklin.: Rich Men/Poor Verse. Three limericks and three drawings.
Indian Mountain Press, 1998. 25 numbered copies. [Bibliofind]

Fischer, Grete: Wie nett, Herrn Lear zu kennen.
Muenchen, 1965. [SL]

Flagg, James M.: Tomfoolery. Drawings and Limericks by James Montgomery Flagg.
New York Life Publ. Co., 1904. [Interloc]

Flodur, Theo: Limericks.
Snayder Verlag, Paderborn 1997. 3-932319-24-9.

Floethe, Richard (Illustr.): The World's Best Limericks.
The Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, N.Y. 1951.

Flynn, Mike: Loony Limericks from the Mike Flynn Show, BBC Radio Wales.
The Starling Press Ltd., Risca, Newport, Gwent, 1983. 0-903434-65-2.

Foerfattarkollektivet: Alla vaenners Limerickar. (Limericks in honour of Curt Koster).
Svenssons Boktryckeri, Bastad 1971.

Ford, Noel: Limeroons.
Puffin Books, Harmondsworth 1991. 0-14-034495-0.

Four Score Limericks.
Lond. Privately printed. 1934. Limited ed. of 80 copies. [Bibliofind]

Frantz, E. Lowell: Lingering Down Limerick Lane.
Carlton, New York, 1969. [Interloc]


Ganley, W. Paul.: Limericks for the Midnight Hours.
Zadok Allen, Publisher, 1999. [Bibliofind]

Gardiner, Florence Herrick (Ed.): Limericks.
J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, 1921 [LL]

Gardner-Smith, Ira: Curry and Rice. 99 Limericks with an Indian Flavour.
A Writers Workshop Redbird Book. P. Lal, Calcutta, 1994. 81-7189-642-1.

Gibbs, C. Armstrong: (a rare book of limericks). [LD]

Glicksman, Abraham: Whimericks: A book of inaugural doggerels.
New York: Malan Press, 1971, 39 p.

Gniel, Penny: Beetles, Bugs'n Bulldust. A collection of limericks.
Neptune Press, Geelong, 1978. 0-909131-12

Gordon, Elizabeth: Some smiles: A little book of limericks.
W. A. Wilde, Boston, 1911. 29pp.

Gordon, George & Eisenberg, Lawrence: Limericks for the John.
Kanrom Inc., New York, 1963.

Gorey, Edward: The Listing Attic and the Unstrung Harp.
Abelard-Schuman, London 1975. [LD]

Gorey, Edward: A Limerick.
Dennis, MA: Salt-works press, (1973). [Bibliofind]

Gorey, Edward: Balaclava. 60 Limericks.
Diogenes Taschenbuch 27. Zuerich 1972. 65 S. [Bibliofind]

Graham, Arthur: La chevelure; a polyglot limerick
. Lexington, Ky.: Polyglot Press, 1973. 80 copies printed. (English, German, Italian, French).

Grand Prix Limerix: 1,001 New Limerix You Never Saw Before!
SRI Publ. Co., Fort Worth, Texas, 1966. [LL]

Gregory, John and Saymour, Dale: Limerick Number Puzzles.
Creative Publ., Palo Alto; Setsco Educational, Coquitlam, B.C., 1978. [UBC]

Gruemmer, Gerhard: Limericks und Schlimmericks. Eine vergnuegliche Reise.
Warnow-Verlag, Rostock 1990. 3-86165-003-7.


Haldrup, Ole: Buch der Limericks.
Diesbach-Verlag, Berlin 1992. 3-89303-022-0.

Hale, Susan: Nonsense Book: A Collection of Limericks.
Marshall Jones, Boston, 1919. [AL]

Hall, Donald: See Kornberg, Harvey.

Hall, J. Mortimer: Anecdota Americana.
'Boston' [New York, 1927]. [LL]

'Hamish': Bawdy Blows. New Brunswick Limerickana.
Bawdy House Press, Fredericton, NB, 1989. 0-920483-35-6.

Hansemann: Kurfreuden. Limericks und Eroti(c)k.
Franzke Verlag, Essen 1983. 3-9800526-6-4.

Harrowven, Jean: The Limerick Makers.
The Research Publishing Co., London 1976. 0-7050-0040-0.

Hart, Harold H.: Immortalia. Volume One, Limericks. Introduction by Harold H. Hart.
Hart Publishing Co., Inc., New York 1970. 8055-0111-8.

Hart, Harold H.: The World's Best Dirty Limericks.
Angus & Robertson Publishers, London 1986. 0-207-14650-0.

Hart, Harold H.(Introd.): Limericks lewd and lusty.
A & W Visual Library, 1981. [LOC]

Heaster, Emmett: Limericks and Lyrics from My Rhododendron Thicket.
McClain, Parsons, WV, 1973. [ABE]

Heated Limericks.
'Paris' [Havana], privately printed, 1933. [LL]

Heinze, Gunter: Aktuelle Limericks und andere "Schweinereien" frei aus dem Leben gegriffen.
Spur-Verlag, Dresden 1995. 3-9803360-2-6.

Hoess, Dieter: Die besten Limericks.
Esslingen, 1973.

Hoess, Dieter: Koelner Limericks.
J.P. Bachem Verlag, Koeln 1994. 3-7616-1151-X.

Holland, Vyvyan: An Explosion of Limericks.
Cassell, London 1967.

Huberman, Max: Health Limericks.
Natural Food Associates, 1964. 10th printing, 1974.

Hughes, Glenn: Fish, Fowl, and Limericks.
University of Washington Bookstore, Seattle, 1962.

Hulbert, John et al.: Funfax Limericks.
Henderson Publishing Ltd., Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1996. 1-85597-832-6.


Jacobs, Leland B.: Animal Antics in Limerick Land.
1971 [Amazon]

Jacobs, Leland B.: Funny Folks in Limerick Land.
1971 [Amazon][Bibliofind]

Jacobs, Leland B.: Holiday Happenings in Limerick Land.
Garrard Publishing Co., Champaign, IL, 1972. 8116-4112-0.

Jaffee, Leonore: Every Woman's History of Male Modern Art Nasty Limerick Book by Grandma Montassaurus,
Privately printed, N.Y., 1970. [Bibliofind]

James, Henry Gray: Limericks, Fables and Poems.
Universal Research, Los Angeles, 1982. [LOC]

James, Joe: 100 Funniest Golf Limericks.
1992 [Interloc]

Jayaram, Amit: Your Gluteus Max is Uncanny. The First Book of Indian Limericks.
Rupa & Co., New Delhi, 1994. 81-7167-222-1.

Jensen, John (Illustr.): The Star Book of Saucy Limericks.
W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd, London, 1982. 0-352-31195-9.

Juhlen, Gerda: 4 Schock schockierende Limericks.
Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, Frankfurt 1974. 3-436-01958-5.


Kartye, Martin: Limericks in the Limelight.
Pageant Press, New York 1965.

Keegan, Tom: The Little Book of Naughty Limericks.
Siena, 1988. [Bibliofind]

Kees, Weldon: Limericks to friends (selected by James Reidel).
Jordan Davies, Brooklyn, NY(?), 1985. (Rare). [LOC][Wahington Univ.]

Keiser, Cesar: Limericks.
Benteli, 1985, 96p., SFr. 9.80. 3-7165-0534-X.

Keiser, Cesar: Limericks 2.

Keiser, Cesar: Limericks 3.

Keiser, Cesar: Limericks von A-Z.
Benteli, 16.80. 3-7165-0083-6.

Keiser, Cesar: Limericks: Limericks, Sparericks, Kindericks,...
Benteli, Bern 1976. [LOC]

Kennedy, X.J.: Uncle Switch. Loony Limericks.
Margaret K. McElderry Books, New York, 1997. 0-689-80967-0.

Kertes, Joseph: The Second Leacock Limerick Awards Collection.
Leacock Heritage Festival, Orillia, Ont., Canada 1993.

Kharas, H.A.: Limericks of India.
Thacker, Bombay 1943.

Kobow, Maude Armenia: Limericks and Vignettes for Living.
Dorrance & Co., Philadelphia, 1970. 8059-1472-2.

Knoll, Andreas: Lauter lustige Limericks.
Eigenverlag Margarete Knoll, Neusaess 1982. 3-9800682-2-6.

Kornberg, Harvey: The Gentleman's Alphabet Book. Limericks by Donald Hall.
E.P. Dutton, New York, 1972. 0-525-11244-8.

Kortmann, Erhard: Die besten Limericks der Zeit.
Christian Wegner Verlag, Hamburg 1970.

Kratoville, Betty L.: Word Tracking: Limericks.
Academic Therapy, 64p., 1990. 0-87879-884-6.


Lamothe: Limericks illustres.
L'Editerie, 1989, 80p. 2-9503370-0-7.

Lang, Elmy: Limericks.
Monia Verlag, Pirmasens 1984. 3-9800383-5-1.

Latham, R. Scott: Dirty Little Limericks.
Avenel Books, New York 1980. 0-517-32098-3.

Latham, R. Scott: Dirtier Little Limericks.
Avenel Books, New York 1981. 0-517-34803-9.

Laws, Jim: 69 Limericks.
Paxgrove, Brisbane 1994. 0-646-16578-X.

Lear, Edward: Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense.
J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London-Toronto-Melbourne 1980. 0-460-04499-0

Lear, Edward: A Nonsense Birthday Book.
Frederick Warne Ltd., London 1980. 0-7232-2406-4.

Lear, Edward: Edward Lears kompletter Nonsens. Erste Lieferung. Deutsch von Hans-Magnus Enzensberger.
Insel Verlag Frankfurt, 1980. 3-458-32180-2.

Lear, Edward: Saemtliche Limericks, Englisch/Deutsch. Uebersetzt und herausge- geben von Theo Stemmler.
Philipp Reclam Jun. Stuttgart, 1988. 3-15-008467-9

Lear, Edward: Edward Lear's Nonsens-Verse. Uebertragen von H.C. Artmann.
Insel-Buecherei Nr. 813. Insel-Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 1964.

Lear, Edward: Edward Lears kompletter Nonsens. Ins Deutsche geschmuggelt von Hans Magnus Enzensberger.
Insel Verlag, Frankfurt 1988. 3-458-32819-X.

Lear, Edward: Daffy Down Dillies. Silly Limericks by Edward Lear.
Illustrated by John O'Brien. Caroline House, Honesdale, Pa. 1992. 1-56397-007-4.

Lear, Edward: Edward Lear's Nonsense Verse.
Words on Cassette, 1985. 0-89845-080-2.

Lear, Edward (& Livingston, Myra Cohn): How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!: Edward Lear's selected works.
Holiday House, New York, 1982.

Lear, Edward: Of pelicans and pussicats: poems and limericks.
Dial Books for Young Readers, New York 1990. 0-80370728-2.

Lear, Edward: Letters and Limericks.
Dept. of Printing, Oakland Junior College, Laney Trade & Technical Institute, Oakland, CA.: 1954. [Bibliofind]

Lear, Edward: Whizz! Limericks by Edward Lear.
London: Hamilton 1974. [Bibliofind]

Lear, Edward: Limericks et autres poemes ineptes.
Mercure de France, 1968, 256p.

Legman, G.: The Limerick. 1700 Examples, With Notes, Variants and Index.
Bell Publishing Co., New York 1969. 0-517-139111.

Legman, G.: More Limericks. 2750 Unpublished Examples, American and British.
Bell Publishing Co., New York 1980. 0-517-311615.

Letts, John: A Little Treasury of Limericks Fair and Foul.
Pan Books Ltd., London 1973. 0-330-23666-0.

Letts, John: A Little Treasury of Limericks Fair and Foul.
Andre Deutsch Ltd., London 1977. 0-233-96497-5.

Limericks. Limericks by Edward Lear, from Punch Magazine, and Other Limericks.
Galley Press, 1980.

Limericks [Filmstrip], 35mm. Also issued with phonotape in cassette.
BFA Educational Media, 1975. "Poetry tickles, No.2", Santa Monica, CA. [LOC]

Livingston, Myra Cohn: A Lollygag of Limericks.
Atheneum, New York 1978. 0-689-50104-8.

Livingston, Myra Cohn: Lots of Limericks.
Margaret K. McElderry Books, New York, 1991. 131pp.

Lobel, Arnold: The Book of Pigericks.
Harper Trophy, 1988. 0-06-443163-0.

Lobel, Arnold and Poslaniec, Christiane: Cochontines.
L'Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, 1984. 48pp.

Lozano, Carlos A.: Limericks chispazos bogotanos de corte ingles.
Pluma, Bogota, 1985 [&]. [LOC]

Lusty Limericks.
Poplar Press, 1981. ("Printed in Canada").


Magrath, Myler: Book of Irish Limericks. pb, 1997. [Amazon]

Mandlsohn, Sol: Likeable Limericks. Sound and Vision, Toronto 1985. 0-920151-04-3.

Manley, Molly: Talkaty talker: limericks. Boyds Mills Press, 1994.

Manning, Edward B.: Six Limericks for Mezzo Soprano or Baritone with Pianoforte Accompaniment. Boosey & Co., New York-Toronto-London, 1911.

Marsh, Linda (Ed.): The Wordsworth Book of Limericks. Wordsworth Editions, Ware, Hertfordshire, 1997. 1-85326-490-3.

Martin, Henry H. (Illistr.): The Little Limerick Book. The Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon - New York 1955.

Martin, Henry H. (Illustr.): Laundered Limericks From Wicked Pens. The Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon - New York 1960.

McCord, David (Ed.): What Cheer! An Anthology of American and Britisch Humorous and Witty Verse Gathered, Sifted and Salted, with an Introduction by David McCord. Coward-McCann Inc., New York, 1945. [LL]

McCulloch, Derek: Nonsericks by "Uncle Mac". Methuen & Co. Ltd., London 1928.

McKee, Brainerd: Shakespeare in Limerick. John P. Morton & Co., Louisville, Ky., 1910.

McNaughty, Farquhar: The McNaughty Book of Limericks. McNaughty Books, London 1994. 1-898505-01-2.

Michailiuk, Richard: Ludicrous Limericks. Hamilton, Ont. : Zenovia House, 1989. 0-889910464. [McGill]

Midlam, Charles E.: Sex etc. Out On A Limerick. Freedom Press, St. Petersburg, 1977. [Interloc]

Milligan, Spike: The 101 Best and Only Limericks of Spike Milligan. Hobbs & Michael Joseph, London 1982. 0-7181-2077-9.

Milligan, Spike: The 101 Best and Only Limericks of Spike Milligan. Penguin Books, London 1988. 0-14-010960-9.

Mohan: Limericks Old and New. Adelphi Press, 1995. 1-85654-965-8.

Morse, A. Reynolds: Immortalia. Philadelphia, 1927. [LL]

Morse, A. Reynolds: The Limerick: A Facet of Our Culture. 'Mexico City: The Cruciform Press' [Cleveland?], 1944. [LL]

Mullins, Edward S.: The Big Book of Limerick to Laugh at. Platt & Munk, New York 1969, 96pp.

Mullins, Edward S.: Animal Limericks. Follett Publ. Co., Chicago-New York, 1966.

Mumford, Ethel Watts: The Limerick up to Date Book. Paul Elder & Co., San Francisco 1903.

Murtagh, E.J.: Little Things - A Limerick Story. Ashling Books, Canberra 1992. 0-646-10484-5.

Murtagh, E.J.: Blackpark - A Limerick Story. Ashling Books, Canberra 1992. 0-646-10158-7.

Murtagh, E.J.: Canberra - A Limerick Story. Ashling Books, Canberra 1992. 0-646-10697-X.

Murtagh, E.J.: Pangur Bawn - A Limerick Story. Ashling Books, Canberra 1992. 0-646-10159-5.

Murtagh, E.J.: Limerick Stories. Ashling Books, Canberra 1994. 0-646-18089-4.

Muster, Werner: E Baerner het limerick gschribe. Limerick u kuurlige Gschichte. Benteli Verlag Bern, 1982. 3-7165-0429-7.


Naik, M.K.: Indian Limericks. Writers Workshop, Calcutta 1990. 81-7189-126-8.

Negri (Illustrated by W.G.D. Hill): King Henry Had Six Wives (One at a Time). Limericks of History. Gulliver Books, Devon, 1945, 112pp. [Bibliofind]

Nesbitt, William N.: Off of the Limerick Bush: 288 Original Limericks by Contemporary Authors. Zapizdat Pub. 1995, 137p. 1-880964-13-9.

Nichols, Elizabeth: Tune into Limericks. CPP Belwin, 1979. 0-913650-05-6.

Nilson, Johan: En Limerick om da'n. ScandBook, Falun 1992. 91-88344-01-0.

Noble, Fillmore P. [Albin Chaplin]: The Noble 500 Limericks. Vantage Press, New York 1967.

Noble, Fillmore P. [Albin Chaplin]: The Limerick That Has the Appeal. Detroit, 1976. [LHH]

Norman, Robert A.: Limericks of Florida. pb., 1995. [Amazon]

'Nosti': A Collection of Limericks. Switzerland, 1944. [very rare]. [LL]


'Observer' & Friends of the Earth: Great Green Limericks. Star Books, London, 1989. 0-352-32658-1.

Oliver, Hugh & MacMillan, Keith: The Canadian Limerick Book. General Publishing Co., Ltd., Don Mills, Ont. 1975. 0-7736-1018-9.

Oliver, Hugh & MacMillan, Keith: The American Limerick Book. A & W Publishers, New York, 1982. 0-89104-319-5.

Osborn, Robert: Dolphin Book of Limericks. Peter Pauper Press, 1951 1963.


Palin, Michael: Limericks. Hutchinson, London etc. 1985. 0-09-161540-2.

Palin, Michael: Limericks. A Red Fox Book. Random House Children's Books, London 1992. 0-09-947680-0.

Parrott, E.O.: Limerick Delight. Puffin Books, Harmondswoth 1985. 0-14-031747-3.

Parrott, E.O.: The Penguin Book of Limericks. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth 1985. 0-14-007670-0.

Parrott, E.O.: The Penguin Book of Limericks. Bloomsbury Books, London 1991. 1-85471-085-0

Peabody, George: East Coast Limericks. By the Readers of Atlantic Insight. Formac Publishing Company Ltd., Halifax 1989. 0-88780-075-0

Peach, Howard: East Riding Limericks. Hutton Press, Beverley, East Yorkshire, 1989. 0-907033-84-9.

Pendergraft, Marsali: Laugh at Life With Limericks. pb., 1997 [Amazon]

Pepys, J. Beauregard [Roy W. West]: Limericks for the Main Line, or The Art of Social Descending Made Easy. Philadelphia, 1973. [DL]

Pepys, J. Beauregard [Roy W. West]: The Lilt in the Kilt, or The Flasher in the Rye. Limericks in the Spirit of Robert Burns. Lahaska, Pennsylvania, 1978. [DL]

Perrine, Laurence: A limerick's always a verse: 200 original limericks. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990, 200 pp. 0-15-551003-7.

Perrine, Laurence: Sense and Nonsense: Original Limericks. Orchises, Washington 1994. 0-914061-41-0.

Perrine, Laurence et al.: Into the Limerick Grove: 156 Original Limericks by Contemporary Authors. Zapizdat Pub. 1993, 112p. 1-880964-04-X.

Pest, Anna: A Book of Limericks. InfoText Manuscripts, London 1989. 1-871473-20-9.

Pratt, Laurence: Lowbrow Limericks. Privately printed (?), 1958

Preissler, Helmut: Helmut Preisslers Postleitzahlen-Limericks. Verlag Neues Leben, Berlin.

Pullen, Ken: Whistle stop: a rollicking romp across Canada on the limerick special. Calvin Press, St. Catharines, 1992. 0-96962140-x.

Quarrington, Paul: 1989 Leacock Limerick Awards Collection. Leacock Heritage Festival, Orillia, Ont. 1990.


Ragan, Vicki: The Edible Alphabet Book. Little, Brown, 1995. 0-8212-2208-2.

Ramm, Trudi (Ed.): Loony Toon Limericks. Arrival Press, Peterborough 1994. 1-85786-255-4.

The Raunchy Reader. SRI Publ. Co., Fort Worth, Texas, 1965. [LL]

Ray, Cyril: Lickerish Limericks by Cyril Ray with Filthy Pictures by Charles Mozley. J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London-Melbourne-Toronto 1979. 0-460-04440-0.

Reed, Langford: The Complete Limerick Book. Jarrolds Publishers London. (Dedication dated December 1924).

Reed, Langford: The Limerick Calendar Booklet. G. Delgado Ltd., London.

Reed, Langford: Mr. Punch's Limerick Book. Cobden-Sandersen, London 1937.

Reed, Langford: The Indiscreet Limerick Book: 200 New Examples. Jarrolds, London 1928. [AL]

Reed, Langford (1889- ): The Child's Own Limerick Book: Over 200 New Examples. Denis Archer, London, 1932. 144pp.

Reed, Langford: My Limerick Book. Nelson, London & Edinburgh, 1937. [AL]

Reed, Langford: The New Limerick Book. Herbert Jenkins, London, 1937. [AL]

Reidy, Liam: Rhymes Without Reason: Limericks for Kids. Pinnacle Books, New York, 1985. 0-523-42433-7.

Reimer, A.: The Outrageous Limerick Book. Tripos, New York 1984. 0-943392-63-2.

Renn, Casey: Limericks Lay and Clerical. John Knox Press, Richmond, Virginia, 1969. 8042-1964-8.

Rennert, Erwin: Ein Hund, der auf Limericks scharf ist. Verlag Christian Brandstaetter, Wien 1992. 3-85447-437-7.

Rennert, Erwin: Lifestyle Limericks. Verlag Christian Brandstaetter, Wien 1994. 3-85447-503-9.

Rexroth, Kenneth: Saucy Limericks & Christmas Cheer. SB: Bradford Morrow, 1980. First edition. [Bibliofind]

Rice, Wallace & Frances: The Little Book of Limericks. The Reilly & Britton Co., Chicago, 1910.

Rice, W.: The Little Book of Limericks. New York, 1902. [Bibliofind]

Ripley, Elizabeth: Nothing but Nonsense. Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., distributed by Oxford University Press, New York, 2nd printing, 1943.

Robbins, F.N.: The "Willie Ballads" With Other Limericks and Nonsense Rhymes. R.L. Bryan, Columbia, S.C., 1904. [Bibliofind]

Roehl, Harvey: A Carousel of Limericks. The Vestal Press Ltd., New York 1986. 0-911572-47-3.

Roper, M. (ed.): Book of West Country Limericks: "There was a Young Lady from Bude". Romper. 0-9512345-0-1.

Rosenbloom, Joseph: The Looniest Limerick Book in the World. Wings Books, New York, 1982/91. 0-517-07355-2.

Rosvall, Clas: Limerickar. (Selbstverlag) Lund, ca. 1992.

Roth, Eugen: Ins Schwarze. Limericks und Schuettelreime von Eugen Roth. Carl Hanser Verlag, Muenchen, 1968.

Rubin, Ron: Eighty-eight Musical Limericks. Useful Music. 0-9513474-0-3.

Rubin, Ron: Out on a Limerick. A Medley of Musical Limericks. New Millennium, London, 1995. 1-85845-013-6.

Ruerup, Dieter: Und dreimal kraeht der Wetterhahn... Limericks rund um den Kirchturm. Agentur des Rauhen Hauses Hamburg, 1991. 3-7600-0591-8.

Rushton, A.P.: The Longford Book of Limericks. London: A. P. Rushton, 1972. [Bibliofind]


Saint John Canada Day Limerick Book. July 1, 1985. Sponsored by the Saint John Canada Day Committee on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the establishment of Canada's First City and International Youth Year.

Sawyer, Paul: There Once Was a Book of Limericks. Raintree Publshers, Milwaukee 1978. 0-8172-1168-3.

Schacht, Eddy: Es spriessen fix die Limericks. Consens-Verlag, Stuttgart 1990. 3-926729-15-5.

Scharff, Erich: Hamburger Limericks. Husum Druck- und Verlagsgesellschaft, Husum 1981. 3-88042-123-4.

Schiller, Justin G.: Nonsensus: Cross-Referencing Edward Lear's Original 116 Limericks With (Interloc, $35.-

Schlotzhauer, Virginia: Parliamentarians Book of Limericks. pb., 1984. [Amazon]

Schuetze, Wolfgang: Falls jemand sich mal ein Glas Wein leiht. Limericks mit ausgewaehlten Illustrationen von W. Busch. Clausthaler Kommersbuch-Verlag, Clausthal-Zellerfeld 1992.

Schulz, Werner: Limericks aus Ostfriesland, Oldenburg und umzu. Isensee Verlag, Oldenburg 1993. 3-89442-164-9.

Schweitzer, Darrell: Non Compost Mentis: An Affrontery of Limericks & Other Eldritch Metrical Terrors. Borgo Pr. 1995, 25p. 0-8095-6017-8.

Scott, Florence: Kindergarten Limericks. Hurst & Co., N.Y., 1915. [Bibliofind]

Scott, John M.: The Limerick Bible: 101 Limbericks. pb., 1995. [Amazon]

Sephton, John: Lancashire Limericks. Landy Publishing, Blackpool 1994. 1-872895-22-0.

Sharp, Tim (Ed.): The Arrival Press Book of Limericks. Arrival Press, Peterborough 1996. 1-85786-467-0.

Sherman, Samuel Salisbury: Lyrics and Limericks From the Great North-Land. Williams, Minn., 1928.

Sievers, Wolfgang: Lila Limericks. 2. Aufl. Verlag Ch. Moellmann, Paderborn 1996. 3-931156-06-0.

Slipp, Freude N.: Joy of the Limerick Sex Manual: Sex for Sophisticates. [Amazon]

Slugworthy, J.P. (J.C. Green, ed.): Laundered Limericks and Double Dactyls. Co-Publishing, White Rock, B.C., 1982. 0-919869-00-9. [UBC]

The Smile on the Face of the Tiger. A Collection of Limericks. Bacon and Brown, Boston, 1910.

Smith, Vassar W.: Under the Limerick Tree: One Hundred Forty-Four Original Limericks. 100p., pap., Zapizdat Pubns., 1991. 1-880964-01-5.

Southall, George A.: Lick my ... Canadian Limerick. Enthusia Enterprises, Agincourt, Ont. 1980.

Stanza, Ronald: 1001 Lewdest Limericks: An Erotic Collection. Citadel Press, New York 1996. 0-8065-1774-3.

Steig, William: An Eye for Elephants. Windmill Books, New York 1970. 0-87807-002-8.

Stevens, William O.: An Annapolis Alphabet. Pictures and Limericks. The Lord Baltimore Press, Baltimore, MD, 1906.

Stokes, Jack: Loony Limericks from Alabama to Wyoming. Doubleday & Co. Inc. Garden City, N.Y. 1978. 0-385-12917-3.

Storer, Norman W.: A Leer of Limericks. Rivercross Publishing, Inc., New York 1990. 0-944957-29-3.

Straube, Waldemar: 72 Limericks. Verlag fuer Kultur und Technik, Kleve 1985. 3-924637-03-2.

Superior, Irving: Superior Limericks. (Carr, Sally B., Ed.). Ashley Books, 1976. 0-87949-067-5.


Tabler, Barbara & Ward: Bawdy and Soul. Bar None Press, Berkeley 1980. [LOL]

Taubes, Jacob Samuel: Two Times Eighteen 36 Yiddish Limericks. Shulsinger Bros., New York 1962.

Theys, Piet (Ed.): Sportmagazine ... ding-dong. Limericks verzameld en ingeleid door Piet Theys. Hasselt: Uitgeverij "Heideland-Orbis", 1971. Vlaamse pockets, 254.

Thompson, Jonathon J., Jr.: ABC Limericks. (Illus.) 40p., Thompson, 1992. 0-933479-04-2.

Thornley, Thomas: Provocative Verse and Libellous Limericks. Heffer, Cambridge, 1936. [AL]

Torre, Vincent: Limericks. Inkwell Press, New York 1981. (200 copies printed) [LOC]

To Solace the Blind Universitaets-Buchhandlung Frankfurt/M., 1945. [Very rare - only one copy known]. [LHH]

Townsend, Jessie G. (Ed.): Annie, Bridget and Charlie. An A.B.C. for children of rhymes recollected by Jessie G. Townsend. Drawn by Jan Pienkowski. Pantheon Books, 1967.

Troop, Miriam: The Limerick Book. A Collection for Young People. Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1964.


Untermeyer, Louis: Lots of Limericks, Light, Lusty and Lasting. Doubleday & Co., Inc., Garden City, N.Y. 1961.

Untermeyer, Louis: The Pan Book of Limericks. Pan Books, London-Sydney 1977. 0-330-02112-5.

Urda, Nick: Eighty-Eight Best Limericks. Herrick Center, Pennsylvania, 1964. [LL]

Varju, Livia and Iseli, Karl: Swissericks. Benteli, Bern 1991. 3-7165-0817-9.

Vaughn, Stanton: Limerick Lyrics. George Sully & Company, New York 1906.

Vest Pocket Limericks. Ball Publishing, Boston, 1909.

Vicarion, Count Palmiro: Count Palmiro Vicarion's Book of Limericks. The Olympia Press, Paris 1959.

Vicarion, Count Palmiro: Book of Bawdy Ballads. The Olympia Press, Paris 1962. [SH]

Vogt, D.C.: Baseball history in limerick verse and in sketch. Greenfield House, Milwaukee, Wis., 1981.

'Vox, Carol' [William Houghton Sprague]: The Sphinx and the Mummy: A Book of Limericks. H.M. Caldwell Co., New York & Boston, 1909. [LL]


Wagner, Betty Jane: Limericks. Illustrated by Gorey. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1973) [Bibliofind]

Walsh, Maria Elena; Dibujos de Vilar: Un Chimpance. Editorial Sudamericana, Santefe de Bogota, 1987. 950-07-0418-8.

Walsh, Maria Elena: La foca loca. Editorial Sudamericana, Santafe de Bogota, 1994.

Washburn, William Lewis: A Bouquet of Choice Limericks Garnished from Various Sources and Printed for the Edification and Amusement of Lovers of This Form of Verse. The Palmetto Press, Audubon, New Jersey, [1935?]. [LL]

Waterman, Paul: Mad Land of Limerick. Candor Press, Dexter, Missouri, 1963. 57pp.

Waterman, Paul: Those Brats from Limerick. Candor Press, Dexter, Missouri, 1964. [LL]

Weinstein, Edwin J.: Waiting Room Limericks (You Could Die Laughing) pb., 1991. [Amazon]

Wells, Carolyn: Carolyn Wells' Book of American Limericks. G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York & London; The Knickerbocker Press, 1925.

Wilhelm, Georg: Limericks von hier und dort. Verlag Wullenweber, Meschede 1988. 3-926852-102-X.

Wilkins, Arthur Norman: Mortal Taste. Limericks. Exposition Press, New York 1965.

Williams, Jonathan: 62 Climerikews to Amuse Mr. Lear. Roswell [N.M.]; Denver: DBA/JCA Editions, Christmas 1983. 49p., published in an edition of 200 numbered copies. [Wake Forest, Rare Books Dept.]

Wilson, George W.: Fifty Original Cryptogram Limericks. Rhymes in Code. New York: George Sully & Company, 1929.

'Witherspoon, Shaemas J.A.': The Glimerick Book. ehe Glimerick Publishing Co., New York, 1945. [LL]

Wood, Clement: A Book of Humorous Limericks. Little Blue Book No. 1018, Haldeman-Julius Company, Girard, Kansas, 1926.

[Wood, Clement]: The Facts of Life - in Limericks. [Delanson, New York, 1943]. [LL]

Woodward, Fred E: Line Lost Limericks, a guest book. Platt & Peck, NY, 1913, 122pp. [Bibliofind]

Woodward, L.T.: The Limerick Book Two. Greenleaf Classics, Inc., Dan Diego, 1967.

Not exclusively limericks:

Amis, Kingsley: The New Oxford Book of Light Verse. Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York 1987. 0-19-282075-3.

Anderson, Doug: 500 Best Irish Jokes and Limericks. Illustrated by Doug Anderson. Bell Publishing Co., New York 1970. 0-517-127318.

Angus, William: Uncle Willie's Nonsense. The Thistle Press, Kingston, Ont., 1980.

Asimov, Isaac: Asimov Laughs Again. Harper Perennial, New York 1993. 0-06-092448-9.

Backward, Jack: Poems for the John (Foreword by Jack Backward). Kanrom Inc., New York 1960.

Blakeley, Peggy: Nonsense Rhymes. A. & C. Black Ltd., London 1978. 0-7136-1731-4.

Burgess, Gelett: The Purple Cow and Other Nonsense. Dover Publications, Inc., New York 1961.

Clymer, Eleanor: Arrow Book of Funny Poems. Scholastic Book Services, New York 1961.

Colombo, John Robert: Colombo's Little Book of Canadian Proverbs, Graffiti, Limericks & Other Vital Matters. Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton 1975. 0-88830-092-1.

Cyriax, Rolf: Und immer wieder brennt der Weihnachtsmann. Zuendende Anmerkungen zur stillen Zeit. Droemersche Verlagsanstalt Th. Knaur Nachf., Muenchen 1987. 3-426-02714-3.

Danby, Mary (Ed.): The 2nd Book of Fun. Armada Books, 1973.

Espy, Willard R.: Espygrams. 55 Anagram Verses from Punch Plus 25 More. Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York 1982. 0-517-545985.

Forrest, S.J.: The Church Bizarre. A.R. Mowbray & Co Ltd, London & Oxford 1973. 0-264-64613-4.

A Gentleman About Town: A Book of Vulgar Verse. Checkerbooks Inc., Toronto 1981.

Harris, Rolf: A Catalogue of Comic Verse. Knight Books Hodder and Stoughton, London 1988. 0-340-42387-0.

Hart, Harold H.: The Bawdy Bedside Reader. Bell Publishing Co., New York 1971. 0-517-14550-2. (Formerly published as The Complete Immortalia).

Hoess, Dieter: Hoesslich bis heiter. Satiren, Sprueche, Limericks. Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, Frankfurt 1979. 3-596-22440-3.

Hoess, Dieter: Kanal voll. Satiren, Sprueche, Limericks. Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, Frankfurt 1980. 3-596-22486-1.

Jennings, Paul: The Book of Nonsense. Book Club Associates, London 1978. 0-354-04037-5.

Lear Edward: Edward Lears kompletter Nonsens. Limericks, Lieder, Balladen und Geschichten. Ins Deutsche geschmuggelt von Hans Magnus Enzensberger. Insel Verlag Frankfurt am Main 1988. 3-485-32819-X.

Marshall, James: Pocketful of Nonsense. An Artists and Writers Guild Book, Golden Books, New York 1993. 0-307-17552-9

Pridal, Antonin: Narodni nonsensy. Kresby Vladimir Rencin. Knihkupectvi Michala Zeniska, Brno 1992.

Rhys, Ernest: A Book of Nonsense. Dent London & Dutton, New York, 1974. 0-460-01806-x. (Reprint of 1927 edition).

Robb, John: The Poetry and Limericks of John Robb. Vantage Press, New York, 1971. 65pp.

Robbins, F.N.: The "Willie Ballads" with other Limericks and Nonsense Rhymes. R.L. Bryan: Columbia, South Carolina, 1904, 45 pages. [Bibliofind]

Rosen, Michael (Ed.): Rude Rhymes. Signet, Penguin Books, London, 1992. 0-45-117461-5.

Rosenbloom, Joseph: The World's Best Funny Rhymes. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, New York 1988. 0-8069-6968-7.

Schwartz, Alvin: A Twister of Twists, A Tangler of Tongues. Bantam Books, New York 1972. 0-553-15009-X.

Silcock, Arnold: Verse and Worse. Faber and Faber Ltd., London 1989. 0-571-05132-4. (First published in 1952).

Sperling, Susan Kelz: Poplollies and Bellibones. A Celebration of Lost Words. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth 1979. 0-1400-5190-2.

Wells, Carolyn: A Nonsense Anthology. Dover Publications, Inc., New York 1958. (Reprint of 1902 edition).

Williams, Jonathan: NO - NO NSE - NSE: Limericks, Meta-fours, and Clerihews. Illust. by Henrik Drescher, Perishable Press, Perry Township, Wisconsin 1993. First edition 1/150 numbered copies signed by printer/publisher Walter Hamady [Bibliofind]

Last updated: April 12, 2000