Young Scott Books, 1968. Illustrated by Edward Gorey. First Edition. Library Binding, Boards. Fine / Near Fine+ In Archival Plastic. Item #2388
A handsome First Edition signed by Edward Gorey on the title page. Children's book, Ages 5 and up. Text by Ennis Rees. Pictorial dustjacket and drawings by Gorey. All copies have reinforced library binding. No statement of edition. Price of $3.95 on front dustjacket flap. No reprinted by Young Scott. [Toledano, B39a.] Measures 8" high x 9 1'2" wide. In bright yellow-green boards with bright red, black and cream cover designs, this book is in fine condition. With extensive color illustations by Gorey throughout. The dustjacket is complete and in fine condition but for a very light light touch of wear at the spine ends and a pinprick white dot on the front, barely noticeable. Overall a beautiful copy. Includes a Certificate of Authenticity. This is one of many signed and unsigned Gorey books in the Parrish Books Edward Gorey Collection.
Price: $250.00 other currencies