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The Osbick Bird: Edward Gorey’s Tender and Surprising Vintage Illustrated Allegory About the Meaning of True Love
The Osbick Bird: Edward Gorey’s Tender and Surprising Vintage Illustrated Allegory About the Meaning of True Love

A subversive Victorian-tinted infusion of romantic realism.

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The Pious Infant: Edward Gorey’s Rare Illustrated Allegory about the Dangers of Dogmatism
The Pious Infant: Edward Gorey’s Rare Illustrated Allegory about the Dangers of Dogmatism

A darkly delightful allegory about what happens when we take our convictions to an extreme.

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When Edward Gorey Illustrated Dracula: Two Masters of the Macabre, Together
When Edward Gorey Illustrated Dracula: Two Masters of the Macabre, Together

“No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.”

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T. S. Eliot’s Iconic Vintage Verses About Cats, Illustrated and Signed by Edward Gorey
T. S. Eliot’s Iconic Vintage Verses About Cats, Illustrated and Signed by Edward Gorey

Two grand masters of delight, together.

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Edward Gorey’s Vintage Illustrations for H. G. Wells’s <em>The War of the Worlds</em>
Edward Gorey’s Vintage Illustrations for H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds

Two classic masters of the macabre and wonderful, together.

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The Betrayed Confidence: Edward Gorey’s Weird and Whimsical Vintage Illustrated Postcards
The Betrayed Confidence: Edward Gorey’s Weird and Whimsical Vintage Illustrated Postcards

Neglected murderesses, imaginary elixirs, cryptic objects, and other darkly delightful treats from Gorey’s singular creative chest.

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Anatomy of Anagrammatic Pseudonyms: The Many Incarnations of Edward Gorey
Anatomy of Anagrammatic Pseudonyms: The Many Incarnations of Edward Gorey

An infant poet, a postcard-writer, a movie reviewer, a girl detective, and a spirit control walk into a bar…

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Edward Gorey’s Vintage Book Covers for Literary Classics
Edward Gorey’s Vintage Book Covers for Literary Classics

Melville, Conrad, Colette, Chekhov, Chaucer, Gogol, Kafka, Shaw, Pushkin, and more.

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The Green Beads: Edward Gorey and the “Disturbed Person”
The Green Beads: Edward Gorey and the “Disturbed Person”

“How it knocks my heart!”

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The Shrinking of Treehorn: An Edward Gorey Illustrated Gem, 1971
The Shrinking of Treehorn: An Edward Gorey Illustrated Gem, 1971

The unusual story of a little boy who grows littler.

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