Sale 20EG01 | Lot 55

GOREY, EDWARD A group of Edward Gorey limited editions

Catalogue: A Collection of Edward Gorey
GOREY, EDWARD  A group of Edward Gorey limited editions

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Lot 55
GOREY, EDWARD A group of Edward Gorey limited editions
. Comprises The Raging Tide: or the Black Doll's Imbroglio. New York: Beaufort Books, 1987. First Beaufort edition. Copy 168 of 200 numbered copies, signed by Edward Gorey. Publisher's boards with design by Gorey, in matching dust jacket. Minor toning to jacket, else about fine; The Haunted Tea-Cosy. A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997 [issued 1998]. First edition, limited to 500 numbered and 26 lettered copies signed by Edward Gorey, this copy numbered 192. Publisher's boards in dust jacket and slipcase; The Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millenium. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1999). First limited edition, copy 23 of 750 copies. Decorated boards in dust jacket in publisher's slipcase; with the stuffed Bahhum Bug. Fine; BELLOC, HILAIRE
Cautionary Tales for Children. Rediscovered and Illustrated by Edward Gorey
. New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2002. First Gorey edition, copy 46 of 100. Publisher's boards in dust jackets, housed in the slipcase, with the portfolio of "Lord Lundy." Fine; and ROSS, CLIFFORD and WILKIN, KAREN. The World of Edward Gorey. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996. First edition, unlimited, but signed by Gorey on the applied "Mystery!" bookplate (one of 1000 copies). Publisher's cloth in dust jacket.


Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $468 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $468 (includes buyer's premium)

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A Collection of Edward Gorey

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