Dec 14, 2017 - Sale 2465

Sale 2465 - Lot 46

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
"J. J. MacNeice, House Painter, Gents' Tailor, and Chief of Police." Illustration for page 56 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. 120x70 mm; 4 3/4x2 3/4 inches, on 10 1/2x7 1/4-inch sheet. Unsigned but chapter and page captioned in Gorey's hand along bottom edge.