As a cover designer for Doubleday Anchor, the famed illustrator played a part in the roll-out of the "trade paperback."
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Gorey's first cover, circa 1953.
Bleak House, by Charles Dickens (1953)
Amerika, by Franz Kafka (1955)
My Mother's House and The Vagabond, by Colette (1955)
What Maisie Knew, by Henry James (1954)
Tales of Good and Evil, by Nicolai V. Gogol (1957)
Victory, by Joseph Conrad (1957)