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1 (Gorey, Edward). Wahl, Jan COBWEB CASTLE
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1968). B000JJXNBA First edition, first printing. Library reinforced issue. Hardcover. Fine in decorated covers with wraparound illustration by Edward Gorey; in a fine dust jacket similarly adorned. 
The droll misadventures of greengrocer Flemming Flinders as he sets forth to follow his dream. Illustrated in full-color watercolor paintings by Edward Gorey. This is not an ex-library copy! 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Rees, Ennis; Gorey, Edward, drawings by MORE OF BRER RABBIT'S TRICKS
(Birmingham, Alabama): Hopscotch Books, (1989). 0929077016 / 9780929077017 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in green, pictorial cloth, in a fine, as-new, (if faintly age-toned) illustrated dust jacket. Oblong quarto. 
The distinguished poet here retells three of the Brer Rabbit yarns in rhymed verse accompanied by the color illustrations of Mr. Gorey. Comprises: "Brer Fox Bags a Lesson"; "Fishing for Suckers"; "Brer Rabbit's Visit to Aunt Mammy-Bammy." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 de la Torre, Lillian; Gorey, Edward, illustrator THE DETECTIONS OF DR. SAM: JOHNSON
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Modest bookplate to front free endsheet, else a fine copy in a mildly age-toned, nearly fine, price-clipped dust jacket. The jacket art depicting a bust of Johnson atop the title cartouche is by Edward Gorey. 
"A group of short stories, all mysteries solved by the great Samuel Johnson himself. While all the stories are bookish and literary, 'The Stolen Christmas Box' involves a manuscript in cypher and a library."--John Ballinger. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 de la Torre, Lillian; Gorey, Edward, illustrator THE DETECTIONS OF DR. SAM: JOHNSON
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in a mildly shelfworn, nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. The jacket art depicting a bust of Johnson atop the title cartouche is by Edward Gorey. 
Eight criminous cases solved by the 18th century lexicographer and his Boswell. "I call myself a 'histo-detector'...the crime scene in their time was rich and raffish, and afforded many an intriguing mystery to be fictitiously unravelled."--de la Torre. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Buchan, John; Gorey, Edward, illustrator THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1988). First edition thus: Deluxe edition, in the Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces; no dust jacket, as issued. Fine, bound in gilt-decorated black leatherette with inset black-and-white paste-on illustration by Edward Gorey, spine hubbed, all edges gilt. Gorey did the endpapers and interior artwork, as well, originally used in a 1967 German edition. 
Richard Hannay makes his debut in this splendid early spy yarn, the basis for one of Hitchcock's best films, with Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll unforgettably handcuffed to one another, and Peggy Ashcroft quietly moving in a small but central role. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Gorey, Edward THE WILLOWDALE HANDCAR: Or the Return of the Black Doll
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1979). 0396077676 / 9780396077671 First hardcover edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in illustrated boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket with the Congdon & Weed price sticker to the upper front flap over the original dust jacket price. 
"In which three Pilgrims find mystery abort peril and partake of religious community. And the discerning Reader discovers Meaning in their Progress." Toledano, A10c. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 (Gorey, Edward). Selected by Sean Manley & Gogo Lewis WOMEN OF THE WEIRD: Eeerie Stories by the Gentle Sex
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company, (1976). 0688517315 / 9780688517311 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped, near fine illustrated dust jacket with mild soiling to the rear panel. Jacket illustration by Edward Gorey. Tall octavo. 188 pages; biographical notes. 
Eleven "eerie" stories by women writers from the seventeenth century to the present, including Madame d'Aulnoy, Sheila Burnford, Edith Nesbit, Millay, Mrs. Gaskell, Miss Braddon, Marjorie Bowen, Shirley Jackson, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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