Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Gashlycrumb Tinies Limited Edition Portfolio

This year, Edward Gorey fans worldwide have been celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Gashlycrumb Tinies. Published in 1963 as part of The Vinegar Works, the Tinies have come to be regarded as Mr. Gorey's masterpiece creation. The Edward Gorey House has showcased the original artwork in a yearlong exhibition that closes on the 29th December.

As this milestone anniversary year winds to a close, The Edward Gorey House has provided a perfect way to cherish the Tinies for years to come. A limited portfolio edition has just been issued which includes 27 prints (a print of each letter plus the cover art). The portfolio edition is strictly limited to one hundred numbered sets and twenty-six lettered sets.

Images are printed at their original size of 5" x 6" on 8" x 10" art paper. Housed in an attractive portfolio are all the prints plus an additional celebratory title-card and a colophon card giving the details about this unique edition.

The new celebratory title-cards and the colophon cards are blind-embossed with Gorey’s signature. In addition, each item within the set will be marked with the set’s identifying number or letter.

The 26 lettered sets include as a bonus a plate of the rejected “F is for Fanny” image (“rejected” by Edward himself who chose to re-work it for the final book). This unused version is currently on view as part of the 2013 exhibit and is being reproduced separately for the first time.

To order your set, contact The Edward Gorey House.

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