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  • Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780156012911
    • Publisher: Harcourt
    • Published: October 2002
    The 21 conversations collected here (1973-1999) reveal Gorey in his own words, ruminating on everything from French symbolist poetry to soap operas, from George Balanchine to yard sales. We meet the artist in his ramshackle book-lined studio in Manhattan and his equally bizarre house on Cape Cod (now transformed into a Gorey museum), and listen as he describes his eclectic obsessions and tastes. And to add delight to the experience, thebook is dottedwith Gorey illustrations. Endnotes, index. 292p.
  • Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780151005048
    • Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc
    • Published: October 2001
    Selected interviews with the humorist, whose extraordinary and disconcerting books are avidly sought after and treasured around the world. Though notoriously protective of his privacy, Gorey did grant dozens of interviews over the course of his lifetime. Here he is, in his own words, ruminating on everything from the ballets of George Balanchine to television sit-cons. B&W illustrations & photos. 292p.
  • Glorious Nosebleed

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $5.95 - $10.80
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781608190638
    • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY
    • Published: November 2009
    The Glorious Nosebleed, an alphabet created with Edward Gorey’s inimitable sense of the weird and the macabre, trips from A to Z with illustrations that are both strikingly funny and a bit weird, all the way from “She wandered among the trees Aimlessly” to “He wrote it all down Zealously.” A classic of Gorey’s imaginative and darkly humorous mind.
  • The Doubtful Guest

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $8.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780151003136
    • Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE JOVANOVICH INC
    • Published: June 1998
    An unexpected guest appears one night and perplexes the family with its strange habits
  • The Epiplectic Bicycle

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $8.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780151003143
    • Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE JOVANOVICH INC
    • Published: June 1998
    An intrepid voyage of epic proportion with a hero unequaled in the annals of literature, Republished in a deluxe hardcover edition at an Eerily Low Price! Illus. 64p.
  • The Gilded Bat

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764941931
    • Publisher: POMEGRANATE
    • Published: September 2007
    With his typically dark, droll humor, Edward Gorey presents the transformation of Maudie Splaytoe, a girl prone to staring at dead birds, into Mirella Splatova, a chic and mysterious prima ballerina. This woeful tale chronicles an ascent to the peak of fame, followed by an unexpected and dreadful demise. Gorey's exquistely crafted illustrations of magical ballets, elegrant drawing rooms, and stark apartments set the stage for this melodrama starring a slightly peculiar heroine. Illus. 64p.
  • The Hapless Child

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764944680
    • Publisher: POMEGRANATE
    • Published: March 2008
    This sorry tale of petite Charlotte Sophia's catastrophic, short life is classic Gorey. The poor child is orphaned and treated mercilessly by schoolmates and ruffians alike, and only barely survives - for a time, anyway - by the skin of her baby teeth. Even her doll suffers a gruesome end. The little girl's journey is perfect fodder for Gorey's brilliant penwork - the illustrations reproduced in the book are the same size as Gorey's original drawings. Illus., 30 b&w.64p.
  • The Haunted Looking Glass: Ghost Stories

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780940322684
    • Publisher: NYRB
    • Published: March 2001
    (New York Review Books Classics series). The late Edward Gorey's selection of his favorite tales of ghosts, ghouls, and grisly going-on. Included are stories by Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, M.R. James, W.W. Jacobs, and L.P. Hartley, among other masters of the fine art of making the flesh creep, all accompanied by Gorey's inimitable illustrations. In B&W. 254p.
  • The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $9.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780151004157
    • Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company
    • Published: 1997
    Iconoclastic artist and author Edward Gorey's first book in a quarter century is a brilliantly reimagined version of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. May it haunt your housepleasantly enough this holiday season. Illustrations throughout. 64p.
  • The Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millennium

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $9.00 - $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780151005147
    • Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & COMPANY
    • Published: October 1999
    The reasons are far from clear, but Gorey's world has prevailed upon the inhabitants of the ever-so-popular Haunted Tea-Cosy to put in another appearance in this new holiday tale. Four-colorillustrations throughout. 64p.
  • The Twelve Terrors of Christmas

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $5.00 - $8.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764937101
    • Publisher: Pomegranate
    • Published: May 2006
    Twelve terrors suitable for framing! Updike tweaks Christmas in a jolly enough spirit to forgive, i.e., 'Fear of Not Receiving Enough' - in miniature texts that coexist with Gorey's usual, surreal & gallows humor.Updike rounds it up in terms of sentiment: 'Is this Hell, or just an upturn in/consumer confidence?' Play nice now. B&W illus.
  • The Unstrung Harp: Or, Mr. Earbrass Writes a Novel

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780151004355
    • Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE JOVANOVICH INC
    • Published: May 1999
    First published in 1953. An illustrated look at the literary life and its 'attendant woes: isolation, writer's block, professional jealousy, and plain boredom.' B&W illus. Unpgd. Torn dust jacket.
  • The War of the Worlds

    By H.G. Wells

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781590171585
    • Publisher: NEW YORK REVIEW BOOKS
    • Published: May 2005
    When massive, intelligent aliens from Mars touch down in Victorian England and threaten to destroy the civilized world, humanity's vaunted knowledge proves to be of little use. First published in 1898, H.G. Wells's masterpiece of speculative fiction has thrilled and delighted generations of readers and spawned countless imitations. In 1960, Edward Gorey prepared a set of his inimitable pen-and-ink drawings to illustrate a new edition of Wells's The War of the Worlds for the legendary Looking Glass Library. This special hardcover edition from NYRB Classics brings back for today's readers a collaboration between two modern masters of all that's wonderful and strange.
  • The West Wing

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $10.80
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781608190645
    • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY
    • Published: November 2009
    On each page, a room beckons, inviting the reader to wonder why three shoes lie here abandoned, what is retreating in that mirror's reflection, or why there is an imprint of a body in the wallpaper, faded and floating four feet above the floor. Another Goreywordless mystery. B&W illus. 64p.
  • Willowdale Handcar or the Return of the Black Doll

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $8.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780151010356
    • Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE JOVANOVICH INC
    • Published: October 2003
    Three mysterious figures set out from Willowdale, traveling by handcar. On the way to nowhere in particular, they pass a number of odd characters and observe a series of baffling phenomena, from a house burning down in a field to a palatial mansion perched precariously on a bluff. 'Enigmatic, surreal, and wonderfully entertaining.' B&W illustrations throughout. 64p.

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