(Brewster, MA: Atelier Emily Trevor). Original etching, signed by Edward Gorey. One of 50 copies, of which this is one of 20 printed during Gorey's lifetime. The image shows a large and ominous-looking skull overshadowing an elephant, which walks calmly by. Elephants held special meaning for Gorey, who named his house Elephant House, after an elephant-shaped toilet he found on the property during renovations. Number 36 in Gotham Book Mart's list of prints by Gorey.
Image measures 9 by 7 inches, printed on a sheet measuring 14 7/8 by 11 inches. Fine. Item #30052