Dec 14, 2017 - Sale 2465

Sale 2465 - Lot 45

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
"It was seven slow years and three months-to the day-When I last looked at our sundial. It read HALF PAST MAY." Illustration for page 54 in the chapter "And Here's What Happened Last or How Mummy and I Were Finally Unmonstered Forever" published in John Ciardi's "The Monster Den, or, Look What Happened at My House - and to It" (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1966). Pen and ink on paper. 114x70 mm; 4 1/2x2 3/4 inches, on 10 1/2x7 1/4-inch sheet. Unsigned but chapter and page captioned in Gorey's hand along bottom edge.