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Signed by Edward Gorey, 1/250  

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The Loathsome Couple

Gorey, Edward

New York

Dodd, Mead



16.5x17.5 cm. (6½x6¾"), illustrated boards, illustrated matching dust jacket, slipcase. No 32 from an edition limited to 250 copies signed by the artist. First Edition.

Signed by Edward Gorey at limitation statement. Assessed by the publisher to be Gorey's most unpleasant book. With publisher's postcard laid in. Toledano A67b.

Lot Amendments

Light wear to slipcase; jacket clipped, mild sunning to jacket spine; fine in near fine jacket.

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