Leaves From a Mislaid Album.New York, Gotham Book Mart, 1972 Stock Code: 141380
NotesFirst edition, first printing, number 53 of 500 copies only, with a Gorey-illustrated publisher's bookmark loosely inserted. Each of the card features one of the illustrator's characters, apart from the first card (acting as title page) which displays three characters. Eight of the drawings (including the "title page" one) had appeared in the "Fall 1960" issue of the magazine First Person, which included contributions from Mark Twain and Ford Madox Ford among others.
Octavo. Original green card wrappers, titles in black to front wrapper. Housed in matching publisher-issued green card envelope with pictorial titles in black to front (slight wear to corners, hinges tender).
17 loose cards of monochrome illustrations by Gorey, as issued.
Slight creasing to wrappers, else clean and untoned; a near-fine set.
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