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"Suonare"
THE AUCTION IS NOW CLOSED.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS, AND THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO
HELPED US SAY FAREWELL TO ENDICOTT WEST in community.


So many treasures have emerged as we close up our beloved Endicott West arts retreat in the Tucson desert!  All her life, Terri Windling has had a passion for matters Pre-Raphaelite. Her precious collection spans the decades . . . and now it's time to pass some of it on to you.  For those few hearts unmoved by William Morris & Co., we offer a final cache from the soul of our little retreat . . . . So click on, and bid high:  All proceeds go to moving a portion of Terri's things across the Atlantic, and to help repair the flood damage recently done to her home in the UK.

Jacket 3
1) Terri's own "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES" motorcycle jacket:
Painted for her by illustrator Cortney Skinner
OK, so after 20 years in the desert, Jane Morris looks a bit like Rossetti dug her up along with his poetry…. But don't worry:  We're sending it to Cortney to touch it up so you can wear it for another 20!  As a result:  This jacket will not be available before April 2014.  But it will be so worth it….

Jacket close-up . . . Because  see how cool Terri looked in it circa 1990?  It's a Women's SIZE 8 (or maybe a small 10)
Tucson mid-1990s



2) PRE-RAPHAELITE BOOK Collection
for the connoisseur  - includes rare and collectibles

The complete set is pictured here in these 2 photos.
For HIGH-RESOLUTION images, see Terri's post here.


Pre-Raphaelite box picture 1PR-Raph Box picture 2


3) "STRICTLY MORRIS" BOX
When William Morris died in 1896 at the age of 62, he left behind him a body of work ranging from fantasy novels to fabric design, paintings to printing presses . . . his physician famously said, "He died of being William Morris!"  Here's a taste of his life & work, chosen by Terri from her personal library:
Strictly Morris box


4) LARGE BOX OF WILLIAM MORRIS / LIBERTY OF LONDON FABRICS
Scraps of fabric large and small (patterns below) which have adorned everything from seat cushions in Terri's original Boston North End Endicott studio, to bits of her celebrated collages, to tabletops at Endicott West.  Liberty's has stopped making many of these. NOTE:  These are smallish pieces, pretty much only suitable for quilting. Includes some velvets to go with them!

Morris-Liberty-velvet pieces
Extra photos I took of the same stuff, to try to give a better sense of what's in there. Not sure I succeeded, but:

fabric2fabrig3


. . . And so we leave the Pre-Raphaelites, and Go West

5) LARGE BOX OF GUATEMALAN FABRIC SCRAPS for QUILTING

Left over from the windows and chairs of Endicott West
Many are sun-faded in spots - perfect for quilters who want bits of pricey fabric, and to own a piece of history from Endicott West!  Also includes some fabulous Cowboy Fabrics:
Western fabric pieces



WANT MORE FROM ENDICOTT WEST?
CLICK HERE
for two very special additional auction offers from the famous Arts Retreat founded by Terri Windling, Delia Sherman & Ellen Kushner . . . lived in, loved, and visited by artists and authors including Emma Bull, Charles Vess, Charles de Lint, Ellen Klages, Alan Lee, Karen Joy Fowler and many more. Come see . . . .




HOW TO BID:

1) LOOK below in Comments for the SUBJECT LINE for either #1 (Jacket),  #2 (Pre-Raph books), #3 (Morris), #4 (Pre-Raph fabrics) or #5 (Guatemalan fabrics).

2) Click REPLY UNDER the LAST (most recent) HIGH BID on the one you're interested in (NOT in the General Comments for this post! and NOT under the "Minimum Bid" Comment, either), being sure to bid higher than the person before you did. And say what you're bidding on, just to avoid confusion.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A LIVEJOURNAL member to bid:  JUST COMMENT as a GUEST - but leave a name so we know who you are.

HIGHEST BID in each category at ETA: 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January 29th, gets the box.

We will notify you HERE in Comments,
so check back to see if you won so we can contact you.  If we don't hear from you in 48 hours, the prize will go to the next highest bidder.  Nothing will be mailed out before we have received your PayPal payment of your pledged bid, which should be within 48 hours of our hearing from you.

FINE PRINT:
• U.S. only - no mailing abroad:  Sorry, but the extra work of figuring postage & filling in customs forms is just not something any of us can cope with as we close up the house.  If you've got a friend in the US who will accept the package for you, that would work for us!
• Books will be mailed by Feb. 8th, at Media Rate.  Fabric will be sent UPS or USPS.

Comments

( 36 comments — Leave a comment )
ellen_kushner
Jan. 28th, 2014 04:10 am (UTC)
BID HERE for #1: "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES" JACKET
***** OPENING BID: $299 ****

THIS IS A WOMEN'S SIZE 8 -10 leather jacket with a zipper front.

It will be touched up by the original artist, Cortney Skinner, and sent to the winner after March 2014.

Edited at 2014-01-29 12:20 am (UTC)
(Anonymous)
Jan. 29th, 2014 01:44 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES" JACKET
Er. I tried this once before, but I'm not sure my comment went though. In any case, I'll start with $300 for the leather jacket!

Sara Cleto
(Anonymous)
Jan. 29th, 2014 05:04 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES" JACKET
I bid $400!
(It's me, Ys, but I can't remember my lj log-in and when I exceeded the log-in tries, they banned me from trying again!)(But you know where I live!)
yswilce
Jan. 29th, 2014 07:06 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES" JACKET
Able to log in to reaffirm my bid of $400!
(Anonymous)
Jan. 30th, 2014 03:22 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES" JACKET
BID HERE for #1: "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES JACKET

i'll place a bid of $500... a good cause and an AMAZING jacket!

greta ward
catvalente
Jan. 30th, 2014 04:52 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES" JACKET
I'm dying for that jacket. $550.
yswilce
Jan. 30th, 2014 04:59 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES" JACKET
$800.00
ellen_kushner
Jan. 30th, 2014 05:14 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES" JACKET
YOU WIN, Madama Wilce!

And I am hyperventilating. Thanks so much for your generosity. And promise you'll let Cat Valente borrow it sometime?

Please write to me via gmail dot com, where I'm : KUSHNER.ELLEN
with your street address for box-mailing purposes, and PayPal of $800. Once PayPal has been received, we will begin the arduous process of sending it to Cortney for touchup, and then on to you for proud wearing in good health for many years to come!

If I don't hear from you by Friday. noon EST, the box goes to 2nd-highest bidder, catvalente.

If you have any questions, please e-mail me at gmail.com: Kushner.Ellen
yswilce
Jan. 30th, 2014 05:26 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: "HELL'S PRE-RAPHAELITES" JACKET
I will be delighted to let Cat wear it! In fact, in light of its origins, I can hardly consider it MY jacket. Lending it out can hardly be considered in the same league as lending out a writer's retreat but in the spirit of Endicott West, I feel as though the jacket belongs to all of us who Terri has inspired and supported over the years!

Look for it at World Fantasy!

And may I make one request: if I send you a fabric pen, could you, Delia and Terri all sign the jacket's lining? I want to ensure its provenance is not lost!

Ys

ellen_kushner
Jan. 28th, 2014 04:11 am (UTC)
BID HERE For #2: PRE-RAPHAELITE BOOK Collection

> > > OPENING BID: $150 < < <

Includes rare and collectible volumes.

Edited at 2014-01-28 04:12 am (UTC)
maryrobinette
Jan. 28th, 2014 05:13 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE For #2: PRE-RAPHAELITE BOOK Collection
I'll start! $150
turnedofftvgray
Jan. 28th, 2014 09:00 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE For #2: PRE-RAPHAELITE BOOK Collection
I will bid $175 for box #2 Pre-Raphaelite book collection.
Jane Yolen
Jan. 28th, 2014 10:55 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE For #2: PRE-RAPHAELITE BOOK Collection
I bid $200 for these books (most of which I may already have, but. . .
Ellen Eades
Jan. 28th, 2014 04:52 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE For #2: PRE-RAPHAELITE BOOK Collection
I will bid $200.
Ellen Eades
Jan. 28th, 2014 04:52 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE For #2: PRE-RAPHAELITE BOOK Collection
Bother, Jane beat me to it. $225.
ellen_kushner
Jan. 30th, 2014 05:16 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE For #2: PRE-RAPHAELITE BOOK Collection
YOU WIN, Ellen Eades! Congratulations, and thanks. Terri is delighted that her books are going to someone who will care for them.

Please write to me via gmail dot com, where I'm : KUSHNER.ELLEN
with your street address for box-mailing purposes, and PayPal of $225. Once PayPal has been received, your box will be shipped by MediaMail within 2 weeks.

If I don't hear from you by Friday noon EST, the box goes to 2nd-highest bidder, Jane Yolen (unless she wishes to yield to turnedofftvgray for $200).

If you have any questions, please e-mail me at gmail.com: Kushner.Ellen
ellen_kushner
Jan. 28th, 2014 04:14 am (UTC)
BID HERE for #3: "STRICTLY MORRIS" Box

*** OPENING BID: $75 ***
(Includes postage on some very heavy volumes!)
Jane Yolen
Jan. 28th, 2014 10:57 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #3: "STRICTLY MORRIS" Box
I bid $100 for this box.

Jane
ellen_kushner
Jan. 30th, 2014 05:17 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #3: "STRICTLY MORRIS" Box
YOU WIN, Jane Yolen! Congratulations, and thanks. Terri is delighted that her books are going to someone who will care for them.

Please write to me via gmail dot com, where I'm : KUSHNER.ELLEN
with your street address for box-mailing purposes, and PayPal of $100. Once PayPal has been received, your box will be shipped by MediaMail within 2 weeks.

If I don't hear from you by Friday noon EST, the box goes to charity.

If you have any questions, please e-mail me at gmail.com: Kushner.Ellen
ellen_kushner
Jan. 28th, 2014 04:19 am (UTC)
BID HERE for #4: WM. MORRIS/LIBERTY FABRICS
FOR QUILTERS!

**** OPENING BID: $75 [plus $15 shipping] ****

Because fabric cannot be sent Media Rate, we're adding $15 to the winning bid to cover cost of shipping this 10-pound box of fabrics.

Note that not all the fabrics in the box are shown in this photo! Scraps range in size & condition.


Edited at 2014-01-28 04:44 am (UTC)
rutemple
Jan. 28th, 2014 04:45 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #4: WM. MORRIS/LIBERTY FABRICS
I'll start this one at $81.00 (before shipping)
Lisa Gill
Jan. 28th, 2014 09:15 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #4: WM. MORRIS/LIBERTY FABRICS
I bid $100 on the Morris/Liberty fabrics
jenniferwriter
Jan. 29th, 2014 12:55 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #4: WM. MORRIS/LIBERTY FABRICS
I bid $126 for the WM Morris/ Liberty fabrics
ellen_kushner
Jan. 29th, 2014 01:30 am (UTC)
ERRATA: Re: BID HERE for #4: WM. MORRIS/LIBERTY FABRICS
My mistake:
Every PATTERN in the box is shown in the big photo! Just not every scrap of every size pattern in the box; there are duplicates in different sizes.

Plus velvet.

Plus a few surprises.
(Anonymous)
Jan. 29th, 2014 02:54 pm (UTC)
Re: ERRATA: Re: BID HERE for #4: WM. MORRIS/LIBERTY FABRICS
I bid $150 (pre shipping) for #4, the William Morris Fabric Box

-- Kris Dikeman
ellen_kushner
Jan. 30th, 2014 05:19 am (UTC)
Re: ERRATA: Re: BID HERE for #4: WM. MORRIS/LIBERTY FABRICS
YOU WIN, Kris Dikeman! Congratulations, and thanks.

Please write to me via gmail dot com, where I'm : KUSHNER.ELLEN
with your street address for box-mailing purposes, and PayPal of $165 ($150 + $15 shipping). Once PayPal has been received, your box will be shipped by MediaMail within 2 weeks.

If I don't hear from you by Friday noon EST, the box goes to the second-highest bidder, Jenniferwriter.

If you have any questions, please e-mail me at gmail.com: Kushner.Ellen

--and oh, by the way, Katya Pendill has a brilliant idea to create an Interstitial Quilt for the fundraiser, using, maybe, some of those scraps?? Talk to her, please! You'll love it.

Edited at 2014-01-30 05:22 am (UTC)
ellen_kushner
Jan. 28th, 2014 04:20 am (UTC)
BID HERE for #6: GUATEMALAN & COWBOY FABRIC SCRAPS
FOR QUILTERS!

**** OPENING BID: $35 [plus $10 shipping] ****

Because fabric cannot be sent Media Rate, we're adding $10 to the winning bid to cover cost of shipping this 7-lb. box of fabrics.

Edited at 2014-01-29 06:28 pm (UTC)
Cynthia Dix
Jan. 30th, 2014 03:51 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #6: GUATEMALAN & COWBOY FABRIC SCRAPS
Okay, I bid $35 for #6, Guatemalan & Cowboy fabric scraps
ellen_kushner
Jan. 30th, 2014 05:22 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #6: GUATEMALAN & COWBOY FABRIC SCRAPS
YOU WIN, Cynthia Dix! Congratulations, and thanks.

Please write to me via gmail dot com, where I'm : KUSHNER.ELLEN
with your street address for box-mailing purposes, and PayPal of $45 ($35 + $10 postage). Once PayPal has been received, your box will be shipped within 2 weeks.

If I don't hear from you by Friday noon EST, the box goes to charity.

If you have any questions, please e-mail me at gmail.com: Kushner.Ellen

And if you have any interest in contributing a few squares to the Interstitial Arts Quilt . . . let me know!
editrx
Jan. 28th, 2014 06:16 am (UTC)
I'd like to know the books contained in the Preraphaelite collection, please, before I bid. Thanks. Ellen.
ellen_kushner
Jan. 28th, 2014 06:19 am (UTC)
They are the books shown in the 2 photos. If the resolution's not high enough for you to see them, email me and I'll send you higher-res photos.
editrx
Feb. 1st, 2014 11:09 am (UTC)
Dammit, ended up back in the hospital and missed the bid. Oh well, probably for the best given the bills that'll pile up from these two rounds of ER visits and ambulance ride when I fell. :(
ellen_kushner
Feb. 4th, 2014 05:24 am (UTC)
Very sorry to hear about your accident! Rest safely.
(Anonymous)
Jan. 28th, 2014 07:16 pm (UTC)
There are higher resolution photos on the "Myth & Moor" blog today.

http://windling.typepad.com/blog/2014/01/pre-raphaelite-lovers-take-note.html

ellen_kushner
Jan. 28th, 2014 07:30 pm (UTC)
For HIGH-RESOLUTION images of the books, see Terri's post here.

http://windling.typepad.com/blog/2014/01/pre-raphaelite-lovers-take-note.html

msbhaven
Jan. 29th, 2014 10:49 pm (UTC)
DEAR LAWD! Those bookstacks look amazing!
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