Edward Gorey would have loved this


Topics covered in “The Book of Accidents, designed for Young Children”, courtesy of the Beinecke Library  :

  • Playing with Horses
  • Playing with Candles
  • Scalded at the Table
  • Tossed by a Bull
  • Riding a Wild Horse
  • Playing with Knives
  • Playing with Fire-Arms
  • Playing with Fire
  • Throwing Stones
  • Falling out of a Coach
  • A Boy Drowning
  • Climbing on Chairs
  • Boys Fighting
  • Falling out of a Window
  • Troubling the Cook
  • Tumbling Downs Stairs
  • Climbing Trees
  • Crossing Streets
  • Worrying Dogs