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The Broken Spoke

By: Gorey, Edward

Price: $80.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1976

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 026969


unpaginated, black-grey-wht wraparound color illustrated boards, dj black-grey-color illustrated wraparound, illustrated endpapers. Toledano A63c The book grew out of a commission from Sports Illustrated and sixteen of the cards first appeared there. View more info

The Secrets: Volume One The Other Statue

By: Gorey, Edward

Price: $80.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1968

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 027603


unpaginated, black-wht wraparound illustrated boards w/wht spine w/black lettering, dj black-white illustrated wraparound w/wht spine w/black lettering. Toledano A29a first edition stated on the copyright page. The annual charity fete on the grounds of Backwater Hall in Mortshire and Lord Wherewithal is found crushed beneath a statue that had blown down from the parapet. slight soiling on rfep. View more info

The Glorious Nosebleed : Fifth Alphabet

By: Gorey, Edward

Price: $55.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Dood, Mead & Company: 1974

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 027604


unpaginated, orange w/black lettering on spine & illustrated front & rear covers, dj orange w/illustrated front & back. Toledano A59c first trade edition. An exemplary alphabet for connoisseurs of syntax, semantics and subtleties. slight wear to corners of dj. View more info

La Chauve-Souris Doree The Gilded Bat

By: Gorey, Edward

Price: $80.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1966

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 027605


unpaginated, white spine w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back panels, dj wht spine w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back. Toledano A21b no edition stated on the copyright page. The life and art of a fabled ballerina: nee Maudie Splaytoe, discovered at the the age of five by Mme Trepidovska, she achieves apotheosis in her immortal role, La Chauve-Souris Doree. View more info

The Epiplectic Bicycle

By: Gorey, Edward

Price: $80.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Dood, Mead & Company: 1969

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 027606


unpaginated, green boards w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back, dj green w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back. Toledano A30a first edition w/correct price on front flap of the dj. An intrepid voyage of epic proportion with a hero unequaled in the annals of literature. slight soiling to dj View more info

The Utter Zoo : an Alphabet

By: Gorey, Edward

Price: $174.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Meredith Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027609


unpaginated, light green boards w/black letter on spine & black & wht illustrations on front & back, dj light green w/black lettering on spine w/black-wht illustrations on front & back panel. Toledano #26a stated first edition on copyright page. An improbable menagerie for Sunday's child. Alphabet from Ampoo to Zote. slight soiling to dj, dj in mylar protector. View more info

Donald Has a Difficulty

By: Gorey, Edward & Neumeyer, Peter F.

Price: $31.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038890


unpaginated, black-and-white SC wraps w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back. Donald gets a splinter in the calf of his leg. When his mother removes the splinter with needle & tweezers, he has his mind on other things and so it does not cause him pain. But when she puts alcohol on the wound, he feels pain. Toledano #33b View more info

The Very Fine Clock

By: Spark, Muriel

Price: $38.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A Knopf: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038891


unpaginated, green cloth covered boards w/black-white-orange illustrations & lettering on the front board w/black illustrations on the rear board. The story of a clock named Ticky who was purchased by Professor Horace Morris in Switzerland. The Professor and his four professor friends would set around talking on Thursday nights. Then one Thursday they talked about how Ticky always knew the time. Toledano B40b "Gibraltar Library Binding" stamped in white ... View more info

Alex Sweet's Texas: The Lighter Side of Lone Star History

By: Sweet, Alexander E. and edited by Eisenhour, Virginia

Price: $19.13

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039637


xxii, 202 pp, dark maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, light brown dj w/dark brown illustrated front panel and w/black-brown lettering. The author provides funny, tongue-in-check sketches, frontier phenomena, and odd stories. View more info