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Gashlycrumb Tinies, Edward Gorey Men's Crew Socks

$ 12.00

"A is for Amy who fell down the stairs. B is for Basil assaulted by bears. C is for Clara who wasted away. D is for Desmond thrown out of a sleigh..." The Gashlycrumb Tinies is the iconic abecedarian book written and illustrated by Edward Gorey, an American author, illustrator, playwright, set and costume designer. Those opening verses, announcing the untimely demise of twenty-six very unfortunate children, has amused and horrified readers, often concurrently – since 1963 in this delightfully dark alphabet book. The skeletal nanny figure of Death stands in a silhouetted cemetery wearing mourning dress in this adaptation of the cover of Edward Gorey's macabre classic, The Gashlycrumb Tinies!  And on a bright note, every purchase donates one book to a community in need.  75% cotton, 20% polyester, 5% spandex. Fits approximate men's shoe sizes 7–13, Women's approximate shoe size 8.5-14.

 

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