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The American Transcendentalists: Their Prose and Poetry, edited by Perry Miller; cover by Edward Gorey

The American Transcendentalists: Their Prose and Poetry, edited by Perry Miller; cover by Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey’s work dwelt at the intersection of visual art and literature. He published over 100 books before his death in 2000, yet many of them contained no words at all -- only his distinctively u...

Edward Gorey’s work dwelt at the intersection of visual art and literature. He published over 100 books before his death in yet many of them contained no words at all -- only his distinctively u.

The Wanderer: A Novel by Alain-Fournier, Edward Gorey cover illustration published 1953. Typography by Joseph Ascherl.

Edward Gorey, cover design for 'The Wanderer' (Le Grand Meaulnes) by Alain Fournier. Published by Doubleday/Anchor 1953

What Maisie knew, by Henry James Examines the impact of two parents' divorce on their little girl. A masterpiece.

What Maisie Knew by Henry James, cover by Edward Gorey

I'm not familiar with these stories, but I LOVE the illustrations. Edward Gorey is one of my favorite writers/illustrators. I will need to start collecting these.

John Bellairs and Edward Gorey were both huge influences for me as a kid in the A few of my favorite books and covers here.

Edward Gorey’s Vintage Book Covers for Literary Classics – Brain Pickings

Edward Gorey’s Vintage Book Covers for Literary Classics

Marcel Proust writings and an Edward Gorey book cover design

edward gorey book covers Book cover design by Alvin Lustig book cover by Paul Bacon Book covers vintage book cover

Flores, Angel "An Anthology of German Poetry from Holderlin to Rilke"  Cover By Edward Gorey

An Anthology of German Poetry from Holderlin to Rilke cover design by Edward Gorey (Doubleday Anchor)

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