HEADLESS BUST A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millennium

(New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1999).

A PRISTINE COPY IN AS MINT DUSTJACKET OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THIS WONDERFUL EDWARD GOREY STORY. Published to ring-in the new Millennium, THE HEADLESS BUST brings back the inhabitant of Gorey's popular Haunted Tea-Cosy for this new holiday tale. This is the master craftsman of the macabre, offbeat and outlandish entering the new century at his very best. Item #30297

First edition. The recto of each page with a full page illustration by Edward Gorey, many of which employ colour, the text is on the verso in Gorey's unique typeface. Square 8vo, in the original Gorey decorated boards and matching dustjacket. [32 ff, unpaginated]. A very fine, as pristine and mint copy.

Price: $100.00