Why We Have Day and Night. Peter F. Neumeyer.
Why We Have Day and Night
Why We Have Day and Night
Why We Have Day and Night

Why We Have Day and Night

New York: Young Scott Books, (1970). Gorey, Edward. Hardcover. Sixmo size, 36 pp., signed by Edward Gorey. Fine / Near Fine. Item #21032121

A delightful story, drawn mostly with white illustrations/lettering on a black background, with some orange scattered throughout, of why we have darkness at night.

Signed by Gorey on the title page, drawing a line through his printed name per usual.

___DESCRIPTION: Library binding, front board in bands of black, orange and cream with Gorey illustrations in the bottom/cream band, plain endpapers, Gorey's signature on the title page; oblong sixmo (6.5" tall and 8" wide), 18 leaves. The dust jacket mirrors the book's design on the front, price of $3.50 on the front flap, summary of book on the front flap, short author and artist bio on the back flap.

___CONDITION: Volume fine overall with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings; a minute amount of rubbing to head and tail of spine, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket is near fine with minimal edgewear, a prior bookseller marked through the printed price lightly with pencil and apparently wrote another price below (now erased).

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Price: $125.00

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