SIGNED BY EDWARD GOREY
GOREY, Edward. Categor Y. New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1973. Square octavo, original cloth, original slipcase. $950.
Signed limited first edition, number 40 of 100 copies signed by Gorey.
Edmund Wilson described Gorey's work as "surrealistic and macabre, amusing and somber, nostalgic and claustrophobic, poetic and poisoned." The 50 drawings in Categor Y "were done to accompany the limited edition of Amphigorey." Issued simultaneously with a signed limited editions of 26 copies for the publisher and author and a trade edition. Toledano A50b.
A fine copy.