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Unusual Collection of Early Tim Ely Correspondence, Ephemera, and Original Art.

Self-published/Purgatory Press, Circa late 1980s. First Printing/Limited Edition/Original Work. - Seven pieces of correspondence from Purgatory Pie Press, most in stamped envelops address to Tim and Ruth Ely and bearing the "Do Not Bend. It's Art" text on the envelop. Most are signed and numbered limited editions (most circa 1992)
- On black portfolio, 'Post Cards Ten PCX' with velcro flap closure. "You have subscribed to Purgatory Pie Press Poscards Ten"... Numbered limited edtion, this being 23 of 300. (1991) with one postcard laid in (23/300).
- One postcard, designed by Tim Ely and printed by Dikko Faust and signed by both. Numbered limited edition, this being 268 of 300. (1986)
- One small (3x5") bit of orginal art, "Looks like an eigth sheet of my favorite paper." "I made an etching in the early '90s on a similar floor plan."
- One postcard announcement for Black Maps & Synesthesia.
- Large prospectus and inserts for synesthesia
- Various sheets (approx. 10 different items) of correspondence, contract, and marketing material around the "Book of Roses - Andreas Vollenweider Album" with Sony Music.
- One typed sheet (front and back) of correspondence from Philip Smith (The Book House) to Tim Ely (1988)...discussing travel plans and speaking engagement.
- Four rather exeptional examples of Tim's orginal work, three hand colored, one pen and ink.
- Small collection (about a dozen items) of promotional material, contact sheets, negatives, etc. Very Good to Fine. A small, diverse collection of ephemera all circa the late 1980s, some light/minor creasing and use wear, else bright and clean. np. Various items signed by artist(s) and/or printers. Item #10802

Price: $2,500.00

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