The Doubtful Guest

by Gorey, Edward

A vaguely sinister comedy of manners by beloved artist Edward Gorey   Told in a set of fourteen rhyming couplets, The Doubtful Guest is the story of a solemn, mysterious, outdoor creature, dressed rather ordinarily in sneakers and a scarf, who appears on a winter night at a family's Victorian home and never leaves again. Gorey's eerie and charming illustrations accompany the verses, making this an enjoyably strange (and strangely enjoyable) read for all ages.

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The Doubtful Guest

by Gorey, Edward

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1957
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company,, Inc.. 1957. First Edition. VG/G+, book spine ends bumped, corners slightly rubbed, both top and bottom board edges somewhat rubbed, previous ownerÕs name fep. DJ price clipped, corners and spine ends rubbed, spine darkened, rear panel spotted, top edge front panel darkened. Overall a solid copy with DJ protected in mylar.… Read more
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The Doubtful Guest.

by GOREY, Edward.

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1986
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The Doubtful Guest

by Gorey, Edward

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1978
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co.. Fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket. 1978. reprint. hardcover. Oblong 8vo, Signed by the author on the title page. First printing of the reprint., Slight sunning to dust jacket spine, else fine. .
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by GOREY, Edward

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by Gorey, Edward

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1958
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1958
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by Edward Gorey

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[Postcard]: The Doubtful Guest

by GOREY, Edward

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1978
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The Doubtful Guest

by Edward Gorey

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1957
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New York: Peter Weed Books, 1957. Reissue (1957.) Hardcover with dust jacket. Oblong 16mo, unpaginated. The book and dust jacket are in very good condition with very slight shelf wear. Interior is clean and tight. Illustrated. "Gorey is so unique in his art and weird point of view are thoroughly entertaining and bizarre at the same time."… Read more
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by Gorey, Edward

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1979
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by GOREY, Edward

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1978
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1978. First edition thus. Oblong hardcover. A charming early book by Gorey that was originally published in 1957. A near fine copy in paper covered boards in a very good plus dust jacket with some minor wear and a few small spots to the front panel. Toledano A3d.
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The Doubtful Guest

by edward gorey

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1978
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The Doubtful Guest

by Gorey, Edward

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1978
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New York: Dodd Mead & Company. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. 0396076289 . Bright yellow board clean with sharp corners. Protected price unclipped dustjacket, with some sunfade to spine and a couple of waterspots. Book is firm in binding, free of markings, not ex-library. All illustrations sharp as new. ; 9.1 X 6.6… Read more
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The Doubtful Guest

by Gorey, Edward

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1978
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by Gorey, Edward

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NY: Harcourt Brace and Co.. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1985. Hardcover. 0151003130 . Pictorial hardcover. Trace soil to cover. Rear cover has prices blacked out. Else square tight unmarked copy. ; 7.2 X 4.7 X 0.4 inches .
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by Gorey, Edward

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1978
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9780396076285
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Nerw York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1978. 2nd Edition 1st Printing. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 6 1/4 " Tall x 9 1/4. Edward Gorey. Unpaginated. Small Iinscription In Ink On Ffep. Covers Clean, Trace Of Yellowing Around Base Of Spine. Interior Clean And Bright, Faint Trace Of Rubbing Dj Front Panel With A 1/2"Closed Vertical… Read more
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by Edward Gorey

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The Doubtful Guest

by Edward Gorey

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Doubtful Guest

by Edward Gorey

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