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  • Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $15.00
    • 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.
  • Edward Gorey: Coloring Book

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $14.95
    • ISBN-13: 9780764979446
    • Publisher: Pomegranate Communications
    • Published: June 2017
  • Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764948046
    • Publisher: Pomegranate Communications
    • Published: April 2009
    More than 175 reproductions offer a rich review of the delightful tales and quick-witted drawings of the American humorist, Edward Gorey (1925-2000). They include samples from Gorey's books, illustrations produced for other writers, theatrical sets and costume designs, and a wealth of individual pieces never before published. Sketches, typewritten manuscripts, doodles and musings join the generous selection of finished works which include his trademark finely detailed ink drawings and watercolors.
  • Fletcher and Zenobia

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781590179635
    • Publisher: NYR Children's Collection
    • Published: April 2016
    Our story opens with a cat stuck in a tree, an ordinary-enough occurrence. Fletcher the cat, having run up the tree in a moment of thoughtless abandon, cannot get back down. Then strange things begin to happen: Fletcher finds in his tree a steamer trunk full of hats, and among the hats a papier mâché egg that opens to reveal Zenobia, a worldly talking doll who was locked in the egg by an unfeeling child named Mabel. To cheer each other up, Fletcher and Zenobia decide to throw a party, complete with cake, peach ice cream, and punch from a silver punch bowl. The hats come in handy, and a moth, drawn to the festivities, soon becomes the vehicle of an unexpected escape plan. A story of metamorphosis and friendship, like The Owl and the Pussycat crossed with Alice in Wonderland,Fletcher and Zenobia is a wildly imaginative tale of wish fulfillment and freedom. At once silly and zany, it is not without a certain delicacy of feeling that older children, and adults, will also appreciate.
  • Gorey Games

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9781299659957
    • Publisher: Troubador Press
    • Published: 1979
    (1979). 4to. 1st edition. Some wear along spine. VG in wrappers.
  • Remembered Visit: A Story Taken from Life

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764950636
    • Publisher: POMEGRANATE
    • Published: August 2009
    On a long trip abroad, Gorey's young Drusilla is introduced to high art and gourmet meals. She gamely tries to appreciate the museums, rich food, and architectural wonders that delight her parents, only to find herself drifting along in a puzzling world. But then Miss Skrim-Pshaw takes her for tea with Mr. Crague, a sockless elderly man with a notable past, and their brief encounter is what will haunt Dusilla years later. Her casual promise to the old man has led to sudden recollection, then sad regret. A curious coming-of-age tale in which Gory employs his signature dark umor and exquisite illustrastions to portray the precociousness of a child on the brink of adulthood. B&W illus. 64p.
  • Sam and Emma

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780486805900
    • Publisher: Dover Publications
    • Published: August 2016
  • The Dong with a Luminous Nose

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764954276
    • Publisher: POMEGRANATE
    • Published: March 2010
    If you know the story of the Jumblies, that happy-go-lucky clan of sailors in a sieve, then you'll be eager to learn more of their saga from this charming love story-poem, penned by nonsense versifier par excellence, Edward Lear, and illustrasted by Edward Gorey. On the Jumblies' long journey, one stop on the Hills of the Chankly Bore, a passionate relationship was born - between a Jumbly girl and the Dong. The end of the story is sad but sweet, and it stars a nose that can light up a forest, light up the sky! Thwe Dong is some kind of hero, certainly, and he can't help but win hearts with that ptrotuberant proboscis of his! B&W illus.
  • The Doubtful Guest

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $10.00
    • 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 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 Twelve Terrors of Christmas

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $9.95
    • 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 Earbass Writes a Novel

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112104226
    • Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company
    • Published: 1981
    (1981). 8vo. ADVANCE READING COPY (ARC) of Harcourt Brace & Company re-issue. Slightest rubbing to wrappers. NF.
  • The Unstrung Harp: Or, Mr. Earbrass Writes a Novel

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $15.00
    • 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 West Wing

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $12.00
    • 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.
  • Thoughtful Alphabets: The Just Dessert and The Deadly Blotter

    By Edward Gorey

    Our Price: $13.45
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764963360
    • Publisher: Pomegranate
    • Published: September 2012

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