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Edward Gorey's first miniature book, The Eclectic Abecedarium is an illustrated adventure through the English alphabet, accompanied by rhyming adventure through the English alphabet, accompanied by rhyming couplets penned by Gorey, who described his creations as "literary nonsense." Inspired by popular moral primers for children, Gorey created an updated version of Isaac Watt's alphabetic adhorisms. Part sweet songs of unseen birds and part cautionary tales, this abecedarium fully lives up to the epithet "eclectic."
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Never before available in color or in a size fit for larger-than-thimble beings, The Eclectic Abecedarium conveys life's more crucial lessons in twenty-six painless steps.About the Author:
In addition to writing and illustrating more than one hundred works, the renowned artist Edward Gorey (1925-2000) was also a playwright, an award-winning set and costume designer, and the creator of the animated introduction to the PBS series Mystery!
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Book Description Adama Books. Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2816855886
Book Description Adama, 1985. Paper Boards. Condition: Fine. Reprint of 1983 edition. A beautiful copy of the reprint of this clever book, orgiinally published in 1983 in a signed miniature format. Copyright 1983 but this edition actually published in 1985. Typographical cover by Edward Gorey. No statement of edition. [Toledano, A86c.] Measures 6" high x 4 1/8" wide. In fine condition. A lovely copy. Seller Inventory # 2385
Book Description Adama Books, 1985. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0531097285-2-4