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What’s the Value of a Edward Gorey Signature, Autograph or Inscription?

We collected a sample of 85 auction results for books containing Edward Gorey's signature from 1 different auction houses. The lowest overall price realized in our sample was $84 and the highest overall price realized was $6000. The average price was $409 and the median price was $1200. There were 64 auctions (75%) with a price realized below the low estimate, 6 auctions (7%) exceeding the high estimates, and 15 auctions (17%) within the range of the low and high estimates. Auction results are highly dependent upon condition, rarity, edition, provenance, year of publication, publisher, and many other factors. Your book’s value will vary.

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Auction House Auction Date Author Title City Publisher Description Year Estimate Sale Price Auction Page Other Copies
PBA04/19/2018Gorey, EdwardThe Lavender LeotardNew YorkGotham Book Mart...copies. First Edition. Signed by Gorey at the limitation statement. The...1973$500-$800$390 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA08/24/2017Gorey, EdwardQ.R.V.BostonAnne & David Bromer...of 400 copies. Signed by Gorey at the colophon, as issued....1989$200-$300$330 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/26/2017Gorey, EdwardThe Glorious Nosebleed: Fifth AlphabetNew YorkDodd, Mead...copies. First Edition. Signed by Gorey at the limitation statement, and...1974$250-$350$204 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/24/2016Gorey, EdwardThe Haunted Tea-CosyNew YorkHarcourt Brace...First Trade Edition. Signed by the author Edward Gorey, on a...1997$150-$250$108 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA06/13/2013Gorey, EdwardThe Water FlowersNew YorkCongdon & Weed...jacket. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey on the title page....1982$150-$250$96 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA12/13/2012Gorey, Edward15 / Two [The Nursery Frieze]New YorkThe Fantod Press...copies. First Edition. Inscribed by Gorey inside front wrapper. The number...1964$400-$600$300 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA08/02/2012Gorey, EdwardThe Dripping Faucet: Fourteen Hundred & Fifty Eight Tiny, Tedious, & Terrible talesWorcester, MAMetacom Press...of 526 copies, signed by Edward Gorey at the limitation. Toledano...1989$300-$500$204 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA06/16/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Deadly Blotter: Thoughtful Alphabet XVIIFantod Press...copies. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey at limitation....1997$100-$150$168 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA02/24/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Water FlowersNew YorkCongdon & Weed...jacket. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey on the title page....1982$150-$250$180 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA02/24/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Broken SpokeNew YorkDodd, Mead...jacket. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey on the title page....1976$150-$250$180 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA02/24/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Loathsome CoupleNew YorkDodd, Mead...jacket. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey on the title page....1977$150-$250$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA02/24/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Lavender LeotardNew YorkGotham Book Mart...of 100 copies, signed by Gorey at the limitation statement. The...1973$700-$1000$540 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Retrieved LocketFantod Press...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey. No. 91 of 526...1994$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardLimited edition Signals print - signed by Edward GoreySignals...(6¼x17"). Number 519/850. Signed in pencil by Edward Gorey. The illustration...1996$200-$300$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardLimited edition Signals print - signed by Edward GoreySignals...(22x12"). Number 844/850. Signed in pencil by Edward Gorey. The illustration...1996$250-$350$192 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardLimited edition Signals print - signed by Edward GoreySignals...(22x12"). Number 758/850. Signed in pencil by Edward Gorey. The illustration...1996$250-$350$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardLimited edition Signals print - signed by Edward GoreySignals...(12x22"). Number 723/850. Signed in pencil by Edward Gorey. This illustration...1996$250-$350$192 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardQ.R.V.BostonAnne & David Bromer...by Barbara Blumenthal. Signed at limitation by Edward Gorey. Toledano A97b....1989$300-$500$180 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Raging Tide: Or, The Black Doll's ImbroglioNew YorkBeaufort Books (Peter Weed)...First Trade Edition. Signed on the title page by the author....1987$100-$150$84 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Unstrung Harp; or, Mr Earbrass Writes a NovelNew York / BostonDuell, Sloan & Pearce / Little Brown...jacket. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey on the title page....1953$300-$500$180 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Fraught SetteeFantod Press...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey at limitation statement. No....1990$250-$350$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardTwo Novels: The Grand Passion; The Doleful DomesticityFantod Press...First Edition. Each signed by Edward Gorey at limitation. No. 172...1992$300-$500$180 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Unknown VegetableFantod Press...of 500 copies, signed at the limitation by Gorey. Toledano A114b....1995$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Just Dessert: Thoughtful Alphabet XIFantod Press...of 750 copies, signed by Gorey at the limitation statement....1997$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Deadly Blotter: Thoughtful Alphabet XVIIFantod Press...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey at limitation. No. 271...1997$100-$150$84 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardE. D. Ward: A Mercurial BearNew YorkGotham Book Mart...black. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey by his anagrammatic alias,...1983$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for ChristmasNew YorkHarcourt Brace...of 500 copies. Signed by Gorey at the limitation. Dust jacket...1997$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation on the False MillenniumNew YorkHarcourt Brace & Company...of 750 copies. Signed by the author at the limitation statement....1999$300-$500$180 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Betrayed ConfidenceOrleans, MAParnassus Imprints...and with a signed and numbered previously unpublished print tipped in...1992$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, EdwardThe Vinegar Works: Three Volumes of Moral Instruction; The Gashlycrumb Tinies; The Insect God; The West WingNew YorkSimon and Schuster...Each volume is signed by Edward Gorey on the title page,...1963$300-$500$330 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Retrieved LocketFantod Press...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey. No. 316 of 526...1994$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardPink Elephant in Handstand - Original Signed EtchingNew YorkGotham Book Mart...framed. No. 20/95. Signed and numbered in pencil at lower margin...1985$1000-$1500$720 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardLe Chien de Giselle - Original signed collographNew YorkGotham Book Mart...framed. No. 8/25. Signed and numbered in pencil at lower margin...1985$1500-$2000$1020 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardCat in Window, Observing a Night Moon - Original Signed CollographNew YorkGotham Book Mart...framed. No. 16/50. Signed and numbered in pencil at lower margin...1985$1200-$1800$1080 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardAu Secours - Original Signed CollographNew YorkGotham Book Mart...framed. No. 13/50. Signed and numbered in pencil at lower margin...1985$1500-$2000$900 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Dripping Faucet: Fourteen Hundred & Fifty Eight Tiny, Tedious, & Terrible talesWorcester, MAMetacom Press...of 526 copies, signed by Edward Gorey at the limitation. Toledano...1989$400-$600$360 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Gorey Pig - beanbag dollMiddle Falls, NYToy Works1979$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Iron Tonic: Or, A Winter Afternoon in Lonely ValleyNew YorkAlbondocani Press...26 lettered copies, signed by Edward Gorey at limitation page. Toledano...1969$1500-$2000$1560 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardLes Passementeries HorriblesNew YorkAlbondocani Press...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey at limitation. No. 97...1976$250-$350$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Green BeadsNew YorkAlbondocani Press...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey at limitation. No. 275...1978$500-$800$360 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Prune People IINew YorkAlbondocani Press...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey at limitation. No. 280...1985$250-$350$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Eclectic AbecedariumBostonAnne & David Bromer...copies, thus bound. Signed by Gorey at the limitation statement. Toledano...1983$700-$1000$450 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Eclectic AbecedariumBostonAnne & David Bromer...to illustrations within. Signed by Gorey at limitation page. This is...1983$1500-$2500$1200 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardQ.R.V.BostonAnne & David Bromer...by Barbara Blumenthal. Signed at limitation by Edward Gorey. Toledano A97b....1989$500-$800$330 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardQ.R.V.BostonAnne & David Bromer...and on slipcase. Signed by Edward Gorey and limitation page. A...1989$1000-$1500$1200 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Raging Tide: Or, The Black Doll's ImbroglioNew YorkBeaufort Books (Peter Weed)...First Trade Edition. Signed on the title page by the author....1987$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Raging Tide: or, The Black Doll's Imbroglio - one of 26 copies, with Figbash dollNew YorkBeaufort Books (Peter Weed)...copies. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey on the tipped-in limitation...1987$2000-$3000$1440 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Water FlowersNew YorkCongdon & Weed...jacket. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey on the title page....1982$150-$250$96 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardFletcher and Zenobia Save the CircusNew YorkDodd, Mead...jacket. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey on the title page....1971$200-$300$168 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Glorious Nosebleed: Fifth AlphabetNew YorkDodd, Mead...of 250 copies. Signed by the author. Dust jacket price-clipped as...1974$300-$500$330 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Broken SpokeNew YorkDodd, Mead...First Trade Edition. Signed by the author on the title page....1976$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Broken SpokeNew YorkDodd, Mead...of 250 copies, signed at the limitation by the author. "This...1976$300-$500$300 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardElefantômas - Nine hand-pulled collographs, in an edition of 26 lettered setsBrewster, MAEmily Trevor...nine plates is signed in pencil by Edward Gorey, and lettered...1986$10000-$15000$6000 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardL'Heure BleueFantod Press...26 lettered copies, signed by Gorey at the limitation statement. A...1975$1500-$2000$1020 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardFigbash AcrobateFantod Press...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey. No. 314 of 500...1994$250-$350$192 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Fraught SetteeFantod Press...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey at limitation statement. No....1990$300-$500$180 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardLa Balade Troublant [and] The Universal Solvent - two volumes signed by Edward GoreyFantod Press...their cover. Both signed on their title pages by Edward Gorey....1991 and 1990$250-$350$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardTwo Novels: The Grand Passion; The Doleful DomesticityFantod Press...the number, and signed by Edward Gorey. Toledano A107....1992$300-$500$228 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Unknown VegetableFantod Press...of 500 copies, signed at the limitation by Gorey. Toledano A114b....1995$200-$300$144 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Just Dessert: Thoughtful Alphabet XIFantod Press...of 750 copies, signed by Gorey at the limitation statement....1997$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardLeaves from a Mislaid AlbumNew YorkGotham Book Mart...First Edition thus. Signed by Edward Gorey at the colophon. No....1972$150-$250$96 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardE. D. Ward: A Mercurial BearNew YorkGotham Book Mart...black. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey by his anagrammatic alias,...1983$200-$300$132 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardLes Urnes UtilesCambridgeHalty-Ferguson Publishing Company...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey. No. 63 of 400...1980$300-$500$180 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for ChristmasNew YorkHarcourt Brace...of 500 copies. Signed by Gorey at the limitation. Dust jacket...1997$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation on the False MillenniumNew YorkHarcourt Brace & Company...of 750 copies. Signed by the author at the limitation statement....1999$300-$500$330 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardThe Betrayed Confidence: Seven Series of Dogear Wryde PostcardsOrleans, MAParnassus Imprints...with a special signed and numbered loose plate by Edward Gorey...1999$250-$350$390 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, EdwardDancing Cats & Neglected MurderessesNew YorkWorkman Publishing...lettered from A-Z. Signed by Edward Gorey at limitation page. Toledano...1980$400-$600$600 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/29/2007Gorey, EdwardThe Eclectic AbecedariumBostonAnne & David Bromer...Darrell Hyder. Each signed by Edward Gorey in the colophon....1983$800-$1200$1560 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/29/2007Gorey, EdwardO.R.V.BostonAnne & David Bromer...Darrell Hyder. Each signed by Edward Gorey in the colophon....1989$700-$1000$2160 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA05/19/2005Gorey, EdwardThe Green BeadsNew YorkAlbondocani Press...copies. First Edition. Signed by Gorey in the colophon. Toledano A71a....1978$300-$500$450 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA05/19/2005Gorey, EdwardThe Raging Tide: or, The Black Doll's ImbroglioNew YorkBeaufort Books...copies. First Edition. Signed by Gorey on tipped-in colophon page. Toledano...1987$300-$500$450 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA05/19/2005Gorey, EdwardThe Glorious Nosebleed/ Fifth AlphabetNew YorkDodd, Mead & Company...First Trade Edition. Signed by Gorey in ink over his printed...1974$150-$250$144 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA05/19/2005Gorey, EdwardLot of two titlesNew YorkSimon and Schuster...Editions. First title signed by Gorey in ink over his printed...1965 & 1968$100-$150$192 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA11/17/2002Gorey, EdwardThe Dwindling PartyNew YorkRandom House...color pictorial boards. Signed by Gorey on the title-page (which is...1982$250-$350$330 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, Edward Blutig, EduardThe Stupid JokeFantod Press...First Separate Edition. Signed by Gorey as Mrs. Regera Dowdy, an...1990$200-$300$204 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, Edward Weary, OgdredThe Beastly BabyNew YorkPeter Weed...jacket. First Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey as his anagrammatic pseudonym...1962$100-$150$132 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA07/13/2017Gorey, Edward Weary, Ogdred and Wryde, DogearThe Dancing Rock / The Floating ElephantNo placeThe Author...wrappers. First Edition. Signed by the artist Edward Gorey twice, as...1993$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, Edward Weary, Ogdred and Wryde, DogearThe Dancing Rock / The Floating ElephantThe Author...cm. (2½x4¼"), wrappers. Signed by the artist Edward Gorey twice, once...1993$100-$150$96 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, Edward Weedy, GarrodThe Pointless Book: or, Nature & ArtThe Fantod Press...First Trade Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey as Garrod Weedy, on...1993$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, Edward Weedy, GarrodThe Pointless Book: or, Nature & ArtThe Fantod Press...First Trade Edition. Signed by Edward Gorey as Garrod Weedy, on...1993$200-$300$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, Edward Weyrd, Madame GroedaThe Fantod PackNew YorkGotham Book Mart...of 726 copies. Signed at the colophon by Edward Gorey. A...1995$250-$350$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, Edward Weyrd, Madame GroedaThe Fantod PackNew YorkGotham Book Mart...of 726 copies. Signed at the colophon by Edward Gorey. A...1995$250-$350$192 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA12/01/2016Gorey, Edward Wryde, DogearQ.R.V. Kikuptah [and] Q.R.V. Unwmkd. ImperfNo placeDogear Wryde...title and illustration. Signed by Gorey on the front of each...1996$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/06/2011Gorey, Edward Wryde, DogearQ.R.V. Kikuptah [and] Q.R.V. Unwmkd. ImperfDogear Wryde...title and illustration. Signed by Gorey on the front of each...1996$250-$350$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/07/2010Gorey, Edward Wryde, DogearQ.R.V. Kikuptah [and] Q.R.V. Unwmkd. ImperfDogear Wryde...title and illustration. Signed by Gorey on the front of each...1996$250-$350$228 PBA Copies for Sale