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The Other Statue by Edward Gorey -- Lord Wherewithal is dead at Backwater Hall, Horace Gollop cavorts with Victoria Scone, and (perhaps most unsettling of all!) someone has offended decorum by disemboweling a stuffed thisby belonging to the Earl of Thump.

Famous for his droll, macabre illustrations and stories, nearly all in black and white, Edward Gorey was also a master of color, as he proved repeatedly with his book jacket designs.

Edward Gorey’s Best Book Jackets

The Awkward Age. New York: A Doubleday Anchor Book, Cover by Edward Gorey. Gorey’s cover for the Doubleday Anchor edition of The Awkward Age is a masterpiece of.

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1957 Edward Gorey (American author, illustrator, ~ “I had a dream about this last night” (The Doubtful Guest)

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On my post from December I featured an image by Edward Gorey entitled: Les Roses bleuatres l'ouldiette dans ea cuisine whi.

Edward Gorey (1925-2000)

"Opera Box", from "The Blue Aspic, Edward Gorey

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Edward Gorey, "He was recognized at once by Lady Isobel Stringless, Lord…

Edward Gorey's Mysterious Messages Notecards

Notecard set features 20 color and black-and-white reproductions in this collection.

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Edward Gorey birthday: E is for Edward, extremely eccentric

Edward Gorey: Mysteries Notecard Folio

Edward Gorey: Mysteries Notecard Folio--from the Awdrey Gore Legacy

This Edward Gorey Being Brave Abroad travel segment appeared in the New York Times in March 1986.

This Edward Gorey Being Brave Abroad travel segment appeared in the New York Times in March This four panel color format was used .

Edward Gorey/ Mystery!

Everyone loves a good mystery. They even loved mysteries five hundred years ago. It’s just that, then, a “mystery” was nothing like the mysteries we devour today. Learn what the original mysteries were.