Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) A classic rediscovered by Gorey and illustrated with his previously unpublished art. Here are Jim who ran away from his nurse and was eaten by a lion, Matilda who told lies and was burned to death and all the other naughty children who met terrible fates. A very uncommon pre-publication issue. Slightly oversized format, unpaginated [72 pp.] Accompanied by a large promotional publisher's POSTER from Harcourt, approx 24 inches tall, 18 inches wide, folded in four. The front issky blue with the cover of this book in the center and 10 graytone illustrations from the book around the edges. The rear is printed in black on white and has the heading "The World of Edward Gorey" and the covers of 14 of his books. Priced as a set. The book is fine in wrapper, the poster very near fine. .
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