Jan 28, 2016 - Sale 2403

Sale 2403 - Lot 59

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
"The Ghostly Rental" Pen and ink on paper. 178x114 mm; 7x4 1/2 inches, image on sheet measuring 273x184 mm; 10 3/4x7 1/4 inches. Signed in margin, lower right. Published in "Hauntings; Tales of the Supernatural" by Henry Mazzeo, illustrated by Gorey. Garden City: Doubleday, 1968. Captioned "`Hauntings.' Drawings by Edward Gorey" in white, in Gorey's hand, along window of brown matte (which covers signature on artwork). Verso with one ink smear and Doubleday & Company job stamp. Framed in solid wood and metal frame.