Tag Archives: Edward Gorey

Tales of Good and Evil

I have long been aware that Edward Gorey designed and illustrated his own books, but I was surprised to discover that he worked as a book designer for Doubleday Publishing throughout the 1950s. While employed by Doubleday, Gorey created more … Continue reading

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Art of the Cover

As a book collector and a book seller, I have often purchased a book just because the dust jacket art caught my eye. In this terrific new book,¬†The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920-1970,¬†author Martin Salisbury explores the transition from plain paper … Continue reading

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No Such Thing

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