(Gorey, Edward)

The Haunted Tea-Cosy. A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas.

Gorey, Edward (illus.)

NY: Harcourt Brace, (1997). Square octavo. (66)pp. First edition. From an edition of 526 copies, this is one of twenty-six lettered copies signed by Gorey and reserved for the author and the Gotham Book Mart. In this yuletide tale, Edmund Gravel, the hermit of Lower Spigot, is visited by the Bahhum Bug, an admonitory insect who brings a number of Christmas ghosts in his train. Dickens à la Gorey. Fine in pictorial boards and illustrated dust wrapper, not price-clipped. Protected by a dark blue slipcase, which only accompanies the limited issue. Item #27863

Price: $500.00

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