New York: Samuel French, Inc., (1983). Gorey, Edward. Soft cover. Octavo size, 56 pp., signed by Edward Gorey. Near fine. Item #15103022
Edward Gorey (1925-2000) is probably most well known for his poisonously funny miniature picture books which are complex, humorous, serious, and provocative. His vast body of work includes over 100 books written by himself, as well as having illustrated works by many well-known authors such as T. S. Eliot, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, H. G. Wells, and Virginia Woolf (N. B. info from the Edward Gorey House website). This work includes stories by Mr. Gorey set in the manner of a stage play, much of it in rhyme.
___DESCRIPTION: Blue cardstock wraps with white lettering and decorative border on the front cover, white lettering on the spine, white lettering and illustration on the back cover, signed by Edward Gorey on the title page directly underneath his printed name (crossed out, as was his wont); octavo size (approx. 8” tall), pagination: (1)-56.
___CONDITION: Book is in near fine condition with clean pages, both staples are intact, only minor overall wear along edges and corners.
___CITATION: Toledo C29b (reprint).
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