Dogear Wryde: Interpretive Series

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In 1979, Edward Gorey published Dogear Wryde Postcards: Interpretive Series (“Dogear Wryde” was one of Gorey’s anagrammatic pseudonyms).

Issued as 13 black & white cards, each one in the series features a lizard giving a charades-style interpretation of a word that begins with the letter “I.

Furthermore, Gorey decided to hand color 76 sets of these postcards.

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Here are some of their drawings:

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