Worcester, MA: Metacom Press, 1989.
First edition, signed limited deluxe issue. One of 26 lettered copies signed by Edward Gorey and with illustrations hand-colored by him as well. Near Fine with shallow, faint creases to wraps. Tall, thin quarto (2 1/4" x 11"), in publisher's string-bound illustrated mustard wraps printed in black. A "cut-apart" book with four sheets sliced in nine sections, allowing 1,458* combinations of tiny, tedious and terrible tales to be told. (*Toleando claims a combination of 2,903 different ways it can be read, while the cover states 1,458.) Toledano A94a. Item #140942386