First edition in blue cloth with spine and both covers stamped in pictorial silver, and with gray endpapers. As New unmarked perfect copy in As New unclipped jacket. Includes tipped in sales pamphlet from publisher. A must have for all Gorey collectors, with over 500 entries of all first, foreign, and reprint editions; collectors values; how to identify firsts; 385 book cover illustration listings; 200 magazine references about Gorey, and much, much more. Includes contributions by Jim Weiland and Malcolm Whyte. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: A bibliographic reference to American artist Edward Gorey's (b. 1925) books, contributions to periodicals, book covers, original art, ephemera and collectibles, periodicals inspired by him, catalogs of his work, and other items of interest to collectors and dealers. Includes information on identifying first editions and suggested retail price. Comprehensive to the end of 1995. Paper edition (unseen), $24.95. Available from Word Play Publications, 1 Sutter Street, Suite 205, San Francisco 94104. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
About the Author: Henry Toledano is owner of Books, Etc, a rare and used book business in San Francisco and author of The Modern Library Price Guide (now in its 5th printing). His extensive experience in buying and selling Edward Gorey books inspired him to compile Goreyography and fill the pressing demand for an organized reference to Gorey's widely varied and prodigious output. It took Toledano four years to complete the book.
Title: Goreyography: A Divers Compendium of & Price...
Publisher: Word Play Publications
Publication Date: 1996
Illustrator: Edward Gorey
Book Condition: As New
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Word Play Publications, San Francisco, 1996 First Paperback Edition., 1996. 8vo. pp 192. Large format paperback. ISBN: 096429222X Fine. Seller Inventory # C47406
Book Description Word Play Inc. Condition: Acceptable. 192 pages. Very minor shelf wear. Seller Inventory # 45492-"Bea
Book Description Word Play Inc, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: VG+. Dust Jacket Condition: VG+. First Edition. An excellent, nearly new copy. Sharp corners, unmarked. The dust jacket has a light crease to the rear panel but is otherwise nearly fine. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages. Seller Inventory # 67053
Book Description Word Play Inc, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG096429222X
Book Description Word Play Publications, San Francisco, 1996. Hard Cover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Limited Edition. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 192 (1) pp, b&w frontis preface, about this book, Book Publications; Gorey Appearances in Periodicals; Ephemera & Collectibles by Jim Weiland; The Artist's Hand by Malcolm Whyte; Appendix: Dramatic Productionss; Major Gorey Exhibits; Anagrams and Pseudonyms, etc.; Collaborators, Editors & Their Contributors; Sound Recordings; Gorey Miscellany; Highlights of Gorey's Life; index of titles with b&w illustrations. Limited to 200 Copies of which this is copy No. 05: Special Edition, 1996. Signed by Edward Gorey, Henry Toledano, Jim Weiland & Malcolm Whyte on rear free end paper colophon. "A bibliographic reference to American artist Edward Gorey's (b. 1925) books, contributions to periodicals, book covers, original art, ephemera and collectibles, periodicals inspired by him, catalogs of his work, and other items of interest to collectors and dealers. Includes information on identifying first editions and suggested retail price. Comprehensive to the end of 1995." Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with decorative silver lettering to front board and spine. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 000431
Book Description Word Play Inc, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 096429222X A very nice book from private collection. Clean, tight, square copy with only light used wear. A very nice copy over all. NOT Ex-Library. NOT Remainder. First Edition. Seller Inventory # 035054
Book Description Word Play Inc, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Gorey, Edward (illustrator). First Edition. Word Play Inc, 1996. Stated first edition; dustjacket protected by brodart cover, very lightly bumped at top and bottom edges; cover and spine decorations and words in silver; bottom spine end ever-so-slightly bumped; binding tight; dustjacket, cover, edges, and interior intact and very clean; a lovely copy. First Edition. hardcover. Good/Good. Illus. by Gorey, Edward. Seller Inventory # 598362
Book Description Word Play Inc, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Small promotional booklet for this title is laid in. An excellent copy, the jacket has a few light creases. ; 196 pages. Seller Inventory # 113273
Book Description Word Play Inc, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 096429222X
Book Description Word Play Publications, San Francisco, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition Stated. #94 of 226 limited special editions, flat-signed by Edward Gorey, Toledano, Weiland and Whyte, on a page tipped-in at the rear. Stated first edition. Black cloth binding, with bright silver foil embossed on the spine and both boards. Silver marbled endpapers. Silver dust jacket, with red, black and white lettering and illustration, now protected in an archival mylar cover. The book is in fine condition with no wear to report: it is clean, bright, square, crisp, with tight binding, sound hinges, and no markings (except the signatures and "94" on the colophon, of course!). Dust jacket has a faint 0.5" scratch (an imprint, not a tear) to its front panel, and a 2.5" crease to its front flap. Otherwise the DJ is crisp, clean, bright, with no tears, and overall it is in excellent, near fine condition. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 001321