THE WEST WING
The Works of Edward Gorey
News & Events
The hammer fell Jan 1st on the playfully original pen and watercolor illustration 'Tennis', Gorey created for Town & Country magazine.
Freeman's Auctions presented 49 lots with 4 original works, rarities such as the two Becketts, 'Elefantomas', hand-colored 'Interpretive Series' cards, and 'The Doubtful Guest' doll on Nov 16. An excellent collection! Enter 'Gorey' in Search, or start with lot 41, to see results.
The Silent Auction
The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust's re-introduction of the Silent Auction fundraiser has exceeded expectations!
Swann Galleries auction results continue to surprise. Now twenty-odd years after Gorey's death, interest in his books and artwork have developed in different directions. Swann's latest analysis of Edward Gorey's growth in the auction world offers a good start.
Ashcroft & Moore held Sale 107, their 5th and Last sale in a series of Gotham Book Mart auctions in Nov 2022.
A & M's Gorey Gotham No.4 this last Feb 2022, their third, second, and initial sales provided many surprising behind-the-scenes items behind the colorful Gotham Book Mart.
Visit the Edward Gorey Charitable Trust at their new home, or on Instagram to see cool, sometimes never-before-seen art work. The Trust is currently cataloging and creating a digital archive of Edward Gorey enormous repository, in their new digs.
Christopher Seufert's Edward Gorey documentary is growing, in bits and pieces. Visit Mooncusser's Edward Gorey film Facebook page for the fascinating details.
But I Thought It Was a First Edition
To help separate the wheat from the reprints, peruse the illustrated bibliography of Gorey's primary works. View alphabetically or chronologically.
Desperately Seeking Gorey
Look for the Serious Collectors link in our illustrated bibliography pages. Makes finding scarcities a tad too easy.
One-click searching for eBay, Abebooks, and Etsy!!
Give the Gift of Gorey
Who sells all those bat tees, posters, lunch boxes, sterling silver Doubtful Guest pins, calendars, and of course - books? Find out at the Edward Gorey Marketplace. Open 24/7.
..The Angel, the Automobilist, and Eighteen Others
..Born to Be Posthumous
..Gorey's Worlds catalog
..EGH 2023 Dressed to Kill
..EGH Envelope exhibit in 2012
..Elegant Enigmas tours America
..Edward Gorey House in 2010
..Mark Dery talks about 'Born to be Posthumous'
..Peter Neumeyer at the Cartoon Art Museum
..John Carollo on 'Musings' exhibit
Those Paperback Covers!
Since 1953, Gorey designed and illustrated dozens of mass market paperback covers. See over 60 covers on exhibit.
The Play's the Thing
Seen by few, Gorey's theatrical productions live on in the art he used to promote them. Works commissioned for other theatrical productions on view as well.
Original Gorey Art!
It's where the special goods are kept. Now, booksellers are bringing original Gorey art out to the electronic frontier. Come in, and take a look.
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