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Edward Gorey Illustrates Little Red Riding Hood and Other Classic Children's Stories | Brain Pickings

Edward Gorey Illustrates Little Red Riding Hood and Other Classic Children's Stories | Brain Pickings

Edward Gorey was known to decorate the envelopes of his correspondence. Apparently he also took requests Image From Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey Peter F. Neumeyer.

Edward Gorey was known to decorate the envelopes of his correspondence. Apparently he also took requests Image From Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey Peter F. Neumeyer.

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Taking of the Blue Infant "Yet another infant carried off—how sad," Gorey wrote of the scene on this envelope. "The altitude is in process of turning it blue with cold. It has reached the lavender stage apparently."

The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picturebooks of 2012 | Brain Pickings...including Edward Gorey's "Thoughtful Alphabets".

The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picturebooks of 2012 | Brain Pickings...including Edward Gorey's "Thoughtful Alphabets".

One of my favourites when I was at university. Illustrations © The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust, courtesy Pomegranate. All rights reserved.

One of my favourites when I was at university. Illustrations © The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust, courtesy Pomegranate. All rights reserved.

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