Elephant in Rose by Edward Gorey | from the Edward Gorey Creatures postcard set, c. the Edward Gorey Charitable Trust | sent to Braselton, Georgia, January 2013
“With his sudden wealth he bought a stylish house in extensive grounds, and began to raise lions.” | illustration by Edward Gorey, from The Lost Lions | from Gorey Creatures postcard book | sent to Smyrna, Georgia, October 2012
Edward Gorey’s Boggerslosh, from the Gorey Creatures postcard set | “The Boggerslosh conceals itself / In back of bottles on a shelf.” from The Utter Zoo | sent to Braselton, Georgia, May 2012
The newest additions to my postcard collection after #awp12 in Chicago. Stoked! (Taken with instagram)
MUST HAVE THIS BOOK! I need to get more creative with my addressing…
Today, Neumeyer is opening the treasure trove of this fascinating, never-before-published correspondence in Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey and Peter F. Neumeyer — a magnificent collection of 75 typewriter-transcribed letters, 38 stunningly illustrated envelopes, and more than 60 postcards and illustrations exchanged between two collaborators-turned-close-friends, featuring Gorey’s his witty, wise meditations on such eclectic topics as insect life, the writings of Jorge Luis Borges, and Japanese art.
Untitled, by Edward Gorey, via Fotofolio.com | Sent to Minsk, Belarus, May 2011