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Edward Gorey Practical Cats (Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot) 1982

Edward Gorey Practical Cats ('Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats' by T.

Scrap Irony: Irreverent Illustrated Cultural Commentary by Edward Gorey circa 1961 | Brain Pickings

Scrap Irony: Irreverent Illustrated Cultural Commentary by Edward Gorey circa 1961

Scrap Irony: Irreverent Illustrated Cultural Commentary by Edward Gorey circa 1961 – Brain Pickings

“The Plant” July / tics / sexual indecision / impetigo / loss of intellect / misplaced confidence

‘anxious, irritable’ tarot card set “The Plant” July / tics / sexual indecision / impetigo / loss of intellect / misplaced confidence / writhing sickness / loose ends / palsy / assailed credit / dissolution / scandal / worms

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Edward Gorey illustration from Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. (Photo: Courtesy of the Edward Gorey Charitable Trust)

Image from Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey and Peter F. Neumeyer. Edward Gorey was known to decorate the envelopes of his correspondence.

Edward Gorey - Illustration - The artist was known to decorate the envelopes of his correspondence. Apparently he also took requests. Image From Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey Peter F.

"the Doubtful Guest" by Edward Gorey. A great story with beautifully unnerving art. The design of the guest is very birdlike, and reminiscent of a penguin, but there is enough off about it, that you can't say exactly what it is.

11 Extremely Eccentric Creatures In Children's Literature

LO-O-O-OVE GOREY! The Doubtful Guest by Edward Gorey Who--or what--is the Doubtful Guest? A malign spirit? A sinister penguin? A waddling Edwardian mobster?

Gorey.  I know that Demon.  He came back today.  And he brought some of his old friend Demons with him who I also know and I have danced with before.

I know that Demon. And he brought some of his old friend Demons with him who I also know and I have danced with before.

Book cover by Edward Gorey, 1957.

Clair “True Tales from the Annals of Crime and Rascality” - cover by Edward Gorey, 1957 (by Marci and Deth)

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