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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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Thoughtful Alphabets: Edward Gorey’s Lost Cryptic 26-Word Illustrated Stories
Thoughtful Alphabets: Edward Gorey’s Lost Cryptic 26-Word Illustrated Stories

A delightfully dark journey into the love of language.

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Edward Gorey’s Donald Illustrations
Edward Gorey’s Donald Illustrations

A boy, a monster, and a loving mid-century collaboration.

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Viewers Like You: Edward Gorey’s Animated Intro for PBS’s Mystery
Viewers Like You: Edward Gorey’s Animated Intro for PBS’s Mystery

Lessons in giving from the master of the macabre.

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The 11 Best Art and Design Books of 2011
The 11 Best Art and Design Books of 2011

From the Periodic Table to Craigslist, or what the greatest graphic designer of all time has to do with Moby-Dick.

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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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Edward Gorey Illustrates Little Red Riding Hood and Other Classic Children’s Stories
Edward Gorey Illustrates Little Red Riding Hood and Other Classic Children’s Stories

An irreverent take on some of history’s most beloved storytelling.

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Scrap Irony: Irreverent Illustrated Cultural Commentary by Edward Gorey circa 1961
Scrap Irony: Irreverent Illustrated Cultural Commentary by Edward Gorey circa 1961

What the physiological effects of space flight have to do with the art of courtship and the Oedipus complex.

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The Curious Sofa: Edward Gorey’s Vintage “Porno-graphic” Children’s Book for Adults
The Curious Sofa: Edward Gorey’s Vintage “Porno-graphic” Children’s Book for Adults

A naughty illustrated tale of mad mid-century matinees.

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The 11 Best Illustrated Children’s and Picture Books of 2011
The 11 Best Illustrated Children’s and Picture Books of 2011

From evil stepmothers to Edward Gorey, or what Richard Dawkins has to do with Hindu deities.

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