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The Sopping Thursday
Gotham Book Mart & Gallery, Inc, New York 1970 - An exquisite deluxe edition, the first produced by Gorey and one of only three titles that ever included original drawings by him. Produced in an edition of 326 copies, 300 signed and numbered by Gorey and bound in wraps; 26 deluxe editions lettered A-Z and signed by Gorey, bound in boards with a slipcase, and an original drawing also signed by Gorey. This is one of the rare deluxe editions, letter "M" and at the colophon; the original pencil drawing by Gorey is of a cat standing in the rain with a Japanese umbrella and a Japanese character in ink drawn on the umbrella. Labeled "M" in the lower right corner and signed with Gorey's initials. One of the rarest of Gorey items. Unpag. 16mo. Gray paper boards with Gorey illustrated covers, gray cloth spine with paper title. No dust jacket as issued. Gray paper covered slipcase in Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery, ABAA/ILAB]
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