Willy Pogany - The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner: Set Of 20 Deluxe Greeting Cards For Sale
Set of 20 GreetingCards
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Willy Pogány's color illustrations for
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
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Above, we show an example of how these
cards (with envelope) are presented
On offer is a set of hand-finished Greeting Cards displaying each of the color designs by Willy Pogány published in the
First Edition ofThe Rime of the Ancient Mariner(1910).
"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge is a seminal work in English literature, being among a
number of contemporaneous works that have been identified as defining the modern age of poetry - in addition to the
beginning of British Romantic literature. The tale recounts the adventures of a mariner during a long and treacherous
voyage - and ultimately, his fate, which is to wander the earth telling his story to teach the following lesson to those who
He prayeth best, who loveth best
All things both great and small;
For the dear God who loveth us,
He made and loveth all.Pogány's lavish designs for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1910) were published the year after his firstmagnificent interpretation of "Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám" and the year before the first of what is a trilogy ofdesigns considered to be his align="left" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">The illustrations profiled throughout this set are shown below.
When presented on Greeting Cards, these images are prepared as tipped-on plates - inhommageto thehand-crafted
approachtypical of prestige illustrated publications produced in the early decades of the 20th Century.
Each card ishand-finished and theimages are presented on acid-free Ivory card stock with an accompanyingenvelope
(our cardand envelope stock has been specially selected to reflect the look and feel of the paper align="left" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">ofvintage illustrated books). We have also taken special care in the preparation of the illustrations which are printed
on acid-free archival quality heavy paper stock (through a commercial digital process) and tipped-on with acid-free fixings.
Therear of each card carries information about Willy Pogány, this wonderful suite and the profiled illustration - the
interiors of the cardsare blank so that you may writeyour own personal message.
Each card measures approximately 7x5".
These cards are Australian stock and domestic and international shipping will be organized for free within
one business day of cleared payment. We ship exclusively through tracked shipping options offered by
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