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Edward Gorey Collection, (802 items).

The works and ephemera of Gorey

Edward Gorey, (1925-2000) was an American author and illustrator. His works were sometimes humorous and often dark and ominous. He was heavily influenced by Victorian and Edwardian themes.


The collection includes 467 books, 89 periodicals, 92 posters and theatre-related materials, 147 items of ephemera and 7 works of art. There are also 25 reference documents. The impact of this gift on the Library’s holdings is substantial as the Gorey Collection offers a unique collection of works located in one facility which will further research into Gorey’s work.

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