8" x 5.5". 127pp. Yellow cloth, in dust wrapper. Fine condition. The jacket has a little edge wear. A humorous tale with illustrations by Edward Gorey. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Scrap Irony.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Publication Date: 1961
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Gollancz, 1962. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. Complete with dust jacket. Jacket has been price clipped on the front inner flap and shows some signs of wear to the edges. The book itself is in good, clean condition. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0006174282
Book Description Gollancz, London, 1962. Original Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Gorey, Edward (illustrator). First Edition. Very slight marking to page edges. Price in pen on front free endpaper. Musty smell. Jacket has a small triangular piece missing from the bottom edge of the rear panel, light chipping at corners and a little surface discolouration on the front and rear panels. First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 007032
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1962. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. First Edition. Original cloth, first edition stated. Drawings by Edward Gorey. Nice copy in lightly soiled, price-clipped DJ designed by Gorey. Bookseller Inventory # D14956
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Co.,, Boston, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Drawings By Edward Gorey (illustrator). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pale yellow cloth binding with brown title and small bird illustration on front cover. Brown title, author and publisher on spine. 126pp. Content clean, bright and sound. No fautls. Bookseller Inventory # 052399
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Hardcover in yellow cloth boards. No dust jacket. First printing of first edition. Book is crisp and clean with a whisper of wear. A collection of humorous verse, parody and satire, with drawings by Edward Gorey. A nice copy missing its dust jacket. 12mo. 127 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 84043
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First printing, inscribed and signed by Lamport to free endpaper. Bit of darkening from laid in clipping to free endpaper else VG in spine browned dj with scrape and small tear to spine panel. DJ and illustrated by Edward Gorey. Bookseller Inventory # 11512
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Co./Cambridge: The Riverside Press,, Boston:, 1961. First edition.. (GOREY, Edward). SCRAP IRONY by Felicia Lamport. Drawings by Edward Gorey. Octavo, yellow cloth, 127 pages, illustrated (by Edward Gorey) [Toledano B14a]. Top edge is slightly foxed, rear pastedown (at inner hinge) has two narrow light brown spots (from binding glue), else a very good copy in very good dust jacket; pictorial dust jacket (designed by Edward Gorey) is lightly dust soiled, with light wear and two short tears on spine. Bookseller Inventory # 54281
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Mass. USA, 1961. Hard Cover Clothbound. Book Condition: Very Good to Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good [Mylar protected]. Gorey, Edward (illustrator). First Edition [Stated]. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [126 pp] . FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER - VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD to NEAR FINE Mylar-protected DJ. Edward Gorey's magnificent drawings are abundant throughout. "Scrap Irony" (1961) is the first of a three poetry collection, which also included "Cultural Slag" (1966) and "Political Plumblines" (1984), that were illustrated by Gorey. Felicia Lamport (1916-1999) was an American poet and satirist, who also wrote a column for The Boston Globe, was particularly will known for her inventive use of the pun. Bound in ivory cloth with a small Gorey drawing on cover and outline lettering on spine. Boards are minimally discolored from binding paste, else near fine. Jacket covers, prankishly illustrated by Gorey, are somewhat foxed, especially at folds; 1.5cm closed tear on cover's top edge; minor extremities wear. Relatively scarce in such nice condition with an intacted dust jacket. GOREY COLLECTIBLE. Bookseller Inventory # 08751
Book Description Boston: Houghton Mifflin (1961), 1961. Stated First Printing, First edition, Toledano B14a; 8vo.; yellow cloth covered boards, hardcover; 128 pages; black and white illustrations; a very good clean tight copy in lightly sunned and edge-rubbed dust jacket that is unclipped and has publisher's slip laid in. Bookseller Inventory # 39723
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Edward Gorey (illustrator). First edition. Illustrations and cover design by Edward Gorey. A very nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 004586