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A truly prodigious and original artist, Edward St. John Gorey (1925-2000), gave to the world over one hundred works, including The Gashlycrumb Tinies, The Doubtful Guest and The Wuggly Ump; prize-winning set and costume designs for innumerable theater productions from Cape Cod to Broadway; a remarkable number of illustrations in publications such as The New Yorker and The New York Times, and in books by a wide array of authors from Charles Dickens to Edward Lear, Samuel Beckett, John Updike, Virginia Woolf, H.G. Wells, Florence Heide and many others. His well known animated credits for the PBS Mystery series have introduced him to millions of television viewers. Gorey's masterful pen and ink illustrations and his ironic, offbeat humor have brought him critical acclaim and an avid following throughout the world
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Edward Gorey's book The Treehorn Trilogy: The Shrinking of Treehorn, Treehorn's Treasure, and Treehorn's Wish was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Edward Gorey's book The Lost Lions was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Edward Gorey's book Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey & Peter F. Neumeyer was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Edward Gorey's book Why We Have Day and Night was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Edward Gorey's book The Evil Garden was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Edward Gorey's book The Awdrey-Gore Legacy was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Edward Gorey's book Three Classic Children's Stories: Little Red Riding Hood, Jack the Giant-Killer, and Rumpelstiltskin was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

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