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The Eclectic Abecedarium
Bromer, Anne & David, Boston 1983 - (61)pp. First edition of Gorey's first miniature book. From an edition of 400, this is one of 300 copies comprising the regular edition, signed by Gorey. The text is an alphabet of short humorous couplets patterned after early moral primers for children, as in "Find tasks to do While in a Queue." Each couplet is accompanied by a full-page illustration. Very fine in printed paper-covered boards with paper label to spine, both designed by Gorey. Long out of print. (Bromer/Edison, p. 131; Bradbury, p. 38). (1 1/8 by 1 5/16; 28x33mm). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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