Tall, thin quarto, measuring 11 1/4 by 2 1/4 inches. (4)ff., (or 36, depending on how you count). One of 500 copies signed by Gorey. This unusual cut-figure book follows two characters, V and W, who resemble salt and pepper shakers and experience changeable fates. Each page is slit into nine sections, each of which, with its own illustration, can be opened independently of the others, thus creating the possibility of the 1,458 tales indicated by the title. This is a fine copy in original green wrappers. (Toledano A94a). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Dripping Faucet: Fourteen Hundred & ...
Publisher: Metacom Press
Publication Date: 1989
Illustrator: Gorey, Edward
Book Description Metacom Press, Worcester, MA, 1989. Paperback. Edward Gorey (illustrator). First Edition, First Printing. Very narrow; approx. 2.25 x 11.25 in. with each page cut into nine separate strips, to be read a combination of ways. Illustrated in black & white. Numbered 177 of 500 copies (526 total), signed by Gorey on colophon. Metacom Limited Editions Series No. 11. Fine in original pictorial wrappers. Seller Inventory # 30007
Book Description Metacomb Press, Worcester, MA, 1989. Soft cover. Condition: Near Fine. Edward Gorey (illustrator). 1st Edition. NEAR FINE. SIGNED. LIMITED EDITION. Copy no. 317 of 500 printed copies. Metacomb Limited Series #11. Not Ex-Library. Clean throughout with straight tight binding. No marks. This first edition of the Dripping Faucet is limited to five hundred and twenty-six copies Five hundred copies, signed by the author, are numbered 1-500. Purchase supports the programs, operations and collections and collections preservation of the renowned Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Laboratory of Anthropology Library. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 004570