Welcome to the world of EDWARD St. JOHN GOREY " A parallel gothic universe, full of haunted mansions, strange topiary, and equally haunted and strange human beings" (Alison Lurie)This catalogue of Non-US editions would have been impossible to assemble without the kind help of other Gorey enthusiasts. Should you search for an edition marked as Currently unavailable, please don´t hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , we will try our best to locate a copy for you.All prices include tax - Paypal is prefered payment for international orders - postage at cost only - all books will be securely bubble-wrapped and sent in sturdy card-box.
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The Lugubrious Library

Zürich, Diogenes, 2007, 8°, softcover.
Swiss slipcased edition of The Blue Aspic, The Disrespectful Summons, The Loathsome Couple, The Glorious Nosebleed, The Lost Lions, The Other Statue, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, The Deranged Cousins, The Remembered Visit and The West Wing.
10 quality paperbacks in delicate pictorial slipcase. Gorey´s classics combined, translated by Jörg Drews, Walter E. Richartz, Thord Resinn, Gerd Haffmanns and Dieter E. Zimmer.
As new.
ISBN 978-3-257-02091-5
17.0 x 18.0 cm
Price : 89.00 Euro

The Fantod Works

Zürich, Diogenes, 1978, 8°, softcover. Toledano A 70
First Swiss slipcased edition of The Epiplectic Bicycle, The Abandoned Sock, The Beastly Baby, L´Heure Bleue, The Disrespectful Summons, The Lost Lions, The Lavender Leotard, Les Passementeries Horribles, Leaves from a Mislaid Album and Die Fantod Werke in the series Club der Bibliomanen. 10 volumes (9 in English, 1 in German) in fine condition. Printed in an edition of 2,000 copies.
The delicate pictorial slipcase in Very Good+ condition with rubbing and wear to extremities, as typical with these editions.
ISBN 3-257-00488-5
17.0 x 18.0 cm
Price: 298.00 Euro
Another copy with considerable rubbing and wear to extremities of slipcase.
Rice: 248.00 Euro

The Catafalque Works

Zürich, Diogenes, 1979, 8°, softcover. Toledano A 72
First Swiss slipcased edition of The Glorious Nosebleed The Nursery Frieze, The Iron Tonic: or A Winter Afternoon in Lonely Valley, The Loathsome Couple, The Inanimate Tragedy, The Shopping Thursday, The Pious Infant by Mrs. Regera Dowdy, The Deranged Cousins and Deutsche Verständnishilfen zu The Catafalque Works in Vers und Prosa, in the series Club der Bibliomanen. Set of 9 quality paperbacks (8 in English, 1 in German). Printed in an edition of 2,000 copies.
Fine condition - the delicate pictorial slipcase in Very Good+ condition with rubbing and wear to extremities, as typical with these editions.
ISBN 3-257-00490-7
17.0 x 18.0 cm
Price : 188.00 Euro
Another copy in Very Good- condition with rubbing and wear to extremities of slipcase
Price : 148.00 Euro

An Ominous Gathering

Zürich, Diogenes, 1975, 8°, softcover. Toledano A 61.
First Swiss slipcased edition of The Blue Aspic, The Fatal Lozenge, The Sinking Spell, The Remembered Visit, The Eleventh Episode, The Other Statue, The Utter Zoo and Eine Seltsame Sammlung. Deutsche Annäherung an An Ominous Gathering in Vers und Prosa in the series Club der Bibliomanen. Set of 8 quality paperbacks (7 in English, 1 in German). Printed in an edition of 2,000 copies.
Fine condition - the delicate pictorial slipcase in fine- condition with slightest rubbing and wear to extremities only. Very unusual to find a slipcase in this fine condition.
ISBN 3-257-00460-5
17.0 x 18.0 cm
Price : 248.00 Euro
Another copy in Very Good condition with rubbing and wear to extremities of slipcase
Price : 188.00 Euro

The Vinegar Works

Zürich, Diogenes, 1972. 8°, softcover. Toledano A 47
First Swiss slipcased edition of Seven Volumes of Moral Instructions, The Chinese Obelisks, The Evil Garden, The Insect God, [The Untitled Book], The Gashlycrumb Tinies, The Osbick Bird and The West Wing in the series Club der Bibliomanen. Set of 7 quality paperbacks. Printed in an edition of 2,000 copies.
Fine condition - the delicate pictorial slipcase in Very Good+ condition with slight rubbing and wear to extremities.
No ISBN
17.0 x 18.0 cm
Price: 258,00 Euro

Die wahnsinnigen Werke des Edward Gorey

Zürich, Diogenes, 1981, 8°, softcover.
First Swiss edition of the boxed set Die wahnsinnigen Werke des Edward Gorey. 33 quality paperbacks in delicate card-board box.
Rare!
Currently unavailable

Eine Harfe ohne Saiten oder Wie man Romane schreibt

Zürich, Diogenes, 1963, 12°, hardcover. Toledano A 1c.
First Swiss edition of The Unstrung Harp, translated by Wolfgang Hildesheimer, pictorial small format hardcover. A Diogenes Tabu edition.
Fine-.
No ISBN
17.0 x 11.5 cm
Price : 18.00 Euro

Eine Harfe ohne Saiten oder Wie man Romane schreibt

Zürich, Diogenes, 1981, 8°, softcover. Toledano A 82.
Sold separately and in the boxed set Die wahnsinnigen Werke des Edward Gorey. Second Swiss edition of The Unstrung Harp, translated by Wolfgang Hildesheimer. Printed in an edition of 2,000 copies.
Very Good+.
ISBN 3-257-26033-4
19.0 x 15.5 cm
Price : 18.00 Euro

Eine Harfe ohne Saiten oder Wie man Romane schreibt

Zürich, Diogenes, 1990, 12°, softcover. Toledano A 1f.
Third Swiss edition of The Unstrung Harp, translated by Wolfgang Hildesheimer, pictorial small format softcover. A Diogenes Tabu edition.
Fine-.
ISBN 3-257-21892-3
17.0 x 12.5 cm
Price : 12.00 Euro

Eine Harfe ohne Saiten oder Wie man Romane schreibt

Zürich, Diogenes, 2009, 12°, hardcover.
Fourth Swiss edition of The Unstrung Harp, translated by Wolfgang Hildesheimer, pictorial small format hardcover. A Diogenes Cartoon Classic edition. Fine+.
ISBN 978-3-257-02113-4
18.5 x 14.5 cm
Price: 14.00 Euro

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