First edition of Gorey's take on the young American girl abroad in a vaguely Edwardian setting, evoking Henry James but distinctly Gorey.
Near fine in very good plus jacket.
THE REMEMBERED VISIT
"When the weather was bad, she leafed through incomprehensible magazines."
This short story is told in simple sentences weighted with ominous inference, as in many of Gorey's best works. The experiences of a young girl abroad, surrounded by bizarre and stylish people, read as something of an anachronistic mix of Henry James and Wes Anderson, which we mean in the best way possible.
Read more: Toledano, Goreyography, A19a.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1965). 6'' x 6.75''. Original blue and white pictorial boards. In original unclipped ($2.50) blue and white pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated by Gorey with full-page black-and-white images facing each page of text.  pages. Faint smudge on rear board, tiny bumps to spine ends. Jacket with just a bit of toning, shallow rubbing to spine ends and corners.
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