Jun 09, 2022 - Sale 2608

Sale 2608 - Lot 95

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000

EDWARD GOREY (1925-2000)

"A Song and a Diary for A."

Cover illustration for A Song and a Diary for A by Richard Elliott (New York: Adventures in Poetry, 1973). Pen and ink on paper (drawn on the blank verso of the printer's proof sheets for "Red Riding Hood" by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, illustrated by Gorey, New York: Atheneum, 1972). 265x191 mm; 10 1/4x7 1/2 inches, image, on 11 1/2x9-inch sheet. Signed "Edward Gorey" in pencil, lower right. Cornered to matte measuring 15 3/4x13 inches.
A Song and a Diary for A was published at The Poetry Project, St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery, New York City, in an edition of 26 lettered and signed by Gorey.