Dec 14, 2017 - Sale 2465

Sale 2465 - Lot 44

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
"They left us a note and in it they said: `Minding and manners and baths and bed Have ruined our lives. We are running away.` Good-bye there is nothing more to say.`" Illustration for page 46 in the chapter "And Here's What Happened Next, or Those Three," 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. 110x84 mm; 4 1/4x3 1/4 inches, on 10 1/2x7 1/4-inch sheet. Unsigned but chapter and page captioned in Gorey's hand along bottom edge.