The Eclectic Abecedarium. Edward Gorey.
(Gorey, Edward)

The Eclectic Abecedarium.

Gorey, Edward (illus.)

Boston: Anne & David Bromer, 1983. (61)pp. First edition of Gorey's first miniature book. Of 400 copies, this is one of 300 comprising the regular edition, signed by Gorey. The text is an alphabet of short humorous couplets patterned after early moral primers for children, as in "Find tasks to do While in a Queue." Each couplet is accompanied by a full-page illustration. Very fine in printed paper-covered boards with paper label to spine, both designed by Gorey. Long out of print. Prospectus laid in. (Bromer/Edison, p. 131; Bradbury, p. 38). (1 1/8 by 1 5/16; 28x33mm). Item #29586

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