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Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2465 | Lot 45
Price Realized: $2,375 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2465 Lot 45
"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.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,375