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The Dwindling Party (signed by Gorey)

Edward Gorey

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ISBN 10: 0394851293 / ISBN 13: 9780394851297
Published by Random House, 1982
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Glossy color illustrated hardcover. Signed by Edward Gorey on the title information, located under a lift-up flap on the first page (Gorey has crosseed out his printed name and signed in ink). Pop-up book. Fine, all interior parts in working order, apparently unused. "There once was a family whose name was McFizzet/ (Two parents, five children) who only last fall/ Put on their best clothes and then set out to visit/ The varied distractions of Hickyacet Hall". Bookseller Inventory # E16740B

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Title: The Dwindling Party (signed by Gorey)

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Pop-up illustrations and verses divulge how, one by one, six members of the MacFizzet family monstrously disappear during a visit to Hickyacket Hall, leaving behind only young Neville, who expects "it was all for the best."

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