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Gorey Greetings Holiday Assortment

  • $18.95

Celebrate the season, Gorey-style, with this holiday card assortment. With this set of notecards on hand, the holidays occasions can be suitably commemorated with Goreyesque characters and details and equally Goreyesque messages. Tradition is both honored and spoofed in this group of fun and engaging cards.

The decorative box contains five each of the following four quotes and illustrations:
Twelve Lords a’Leaping (detail)
Christmas Tree Globe
Alligator Trimming the Tree
“She knitted mufflers Endlessly.”

The 20 notecards (inside message: Season’s Greetings) are printed in full color on recycled high-quality card stock with soy-based inks; soft white envelopes.

Edward Gorey (American, 1925–2000) was an artist, writer, and book designer. His drawings and stories, set in a vaguely Edwardian time frame, exhibit a special genius for what is left unseen and unsaid. Crosshatched characters and quirky narratives keep Gorey devotees in gleeful anticipation of decorous mayhem.

The creator of more than one hundred works—from a wealth of darkly hilarious books to the animated opening sequence of the PBS television series Mystery!—Gorey was a master of the amusing, the strange, and the unexpected. His artworks are collected and treasured throughout the world.

Card size: 5” x 7”. 20 Notecards with 20 envelopes, 5 each of 4 designs

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