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The Wuggly Ump by  Edward GOREY - Hardcover - 1986 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Wuggly Ump

by GOREY, Edward

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New York: Adama Books, 1986. Reprint. Oblong 12mo (13.5 x 15); yellow/illustrated paper-covered boards, no dustwrapper (as issued); [28pp]. Minor scuffs, bumps, and soiling; toning to front board; front pastedown and ffep indented from paper clip; Near Fine. The Wuggly Ump is a delightful creature who generally subsists on umbrellas and brass tacks, until he gets a craving for something more tender. Meanwhile, three good children spend their days nearby, weaving flower chains and eating plenty of wholesome foods. Eventually the two parties collide, and being a Gorey story, you may (or may not) be able to guess what happens next... A relatively early work from the iconic illustrator; originally published (w/ dustwrapper) by Lippincott in 1963, this is the somewhat scarce 1986 Adama Books reproduction.




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reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
dustwrapper
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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
Bumps
Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light...[more]
fine
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ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]

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