Item #64480 The Curious Sofa. Ogdred Weary, Edward Gorey.
The Curious Sofa

The Curious Sofa

Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1989. Reprint. Hardcover. SIGNED. Unpaginated. Sextodecimo [16cm]. Illustrated paper over boards. Boards mildly rubbed. No dust jacket, as issued. Near Fine. Item #64480

A first edition of the 1989 reprint. Signed by Edward Gorey as Ogdred Weary on the title page.

Gorey's humorous and risqué illustrated story about furniture was one of only two titles published under the pseudonym, Ogdred Weary. Though the content seems relatively tame by contemporary standards, "The Curious Sofa" was banned in Austria in 1966.

Price: $75.00

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