Description: We offer an original wood engraving by Michael McCurdy. The image is 6” x 8” on white wove paper (11 ½” x 14 ¼”), titled, editioned and signed below the image in graphite “Albany at 300 17/200, McCurdy 86.” Item #PR00223.
Michael McCurdy (1942 –2016) was an American illustrator, author, and publisher. He illustrated over 200 books in his career, including ten that he authored. McCurdy founded Penmaen Press publisher of many high quality literary works, including first-edition poetry, fiction, and translations by leading American and European writers and poets. These writers included William Saroyan, Joyce Carol Oates, Howard Norman, William Stafford, Allen Ginsberg, Richard Eberhart, Robert Steiner, William Ferguson; and the Nobel Prize winning poet Vicente Aleixandre.
Condition: There are two small ½” pieces of adhesive at the top corners on recto, well away from the image (as issued by the Albany Print Club), otherwise fine condition.