SIGNED. Near fine decorative boards with crisp bright text throughout. Former owner's stamps to half title pages (two) and last flyleaf removed. Of the cloth edition, this is one of 150 which is signed by both author and the artist (this is number 86).
McCurdy, Michael. Fine in fine dust jacket. 47 pages. First Trade Edition. Portrait of aristocratic Russian émigré woman growing old in America. Wood engraving by Michael McCurdy. One of 850 copies, preceded by a limited signed edition of 150 copies. Fine in fine dustjacket.
Poor in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾Tall. 1981/ Mylar Sleeve/47 Pages. This book is a loving story of an aristocratic Russian woman grown old in America in a chaotic household of cats, dogs, impoverished old friends and relatives. Green cloth covers with black gilt lettering on spine. Usual library markings. Clean and tight pages, no markings in the book.
Near Fine. First edition, 1981. Green half cloth 8vo, with geometric-patterned boards. 47pp. Number 47 of 150 limited edition copies, signed on the colophon by the author and illustrator. Near fine in protective mylar wrap. Contents are bright, clean and unmarked.
McCurdy, Michael (illustrator); 1 b/w Woodcut (title page); Title Page (green/black) Very Good + in J Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall Slight rubbing and browning to jacket (chiefly to edges); else a near fine copy internally. 47,  pages. Short story concerning an aging Russian emigree in America; notable for the book design as well as the title page woodcut illustration by Michael McCurdy. One of 850 copies (of a total edition of 1000) printed letterpress by John Kristensen at the Penmaen Press, Lincoln, Massachusetts, in the winter of 1981. With additional publisher's printed broadside ("Penmaen Press Books in Print"; thin folio sheet, printed recto and verso, folded vertically, dated April 1981) present.
Penmaen Press. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 47+(1) pages. Limited to 1000 copies. This is an unsigned copy. Penmaen fiction Series One/Number Three), A story of an aristocratic Russian woman growing old in America in a chaotic household of pets, aging friends and relatives. Wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. Loosely inserted is a folded list of books in print published by The Penmaen Press. Well preserved copy.
Michael McCurdy, Wood-Engravings. Very Good. No Dj. 8vo. pp. (7), 47, a limited edition of 150 copies specially bound, numbered and signed by the author and artist. The book was designed and set by Michael McCurdy, and printed ltetterpress by John Kristensen, the paper is Mohawk superfine and the type is 10-pt. Caledonia. This is copy #66, signed by the author and the illustrator, 1/2 green linen, decorated paper over boards, gilt lettering on spine, in glassine sleeve.
"Edition limited to 1000 copies, this 1/150 specially bound and signed by the author and the artist, Michael McCurdy, who has provided a handsome wood-engraving for the title page; 8vo, pp. 47, ; original green cloth-backed decorative paper-covered boards, gilt lettering on spine; fine. Issued as no. 3 in the publisher's Fiction Series."
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