DE POL, JOHN (WITH SIGNED WOOD ENGRAVING)

£165.00

Ireland Remembered

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Madison, New Jersey: The Friends of the Library Farleigh Dickinson University, 1982.

A GI’s recollections of Ireland by John De Pol including a Catalogue Raisonne of the artist’s Irish graphics. One of 100 (600) copies with a signed wood engraving by John De Pol loosely inserted. First edition. Soft cover. 8 x 8 ins. 51 pp. + Colophon. Green paper covers with title in black on upper cover. John De Pol (1913-2004) was a New York printmaker and master wood engraver. During the Second War he was stationed at an aerodrome in Northern Irekland, 1943-44, where, in his spare time, he produced 17 lthographs, 11 etchings and 39 wood engravings. There are 9 full page wood engravings in this book as well as the signed wood engraving, “Old Store Front, Limerick”, loosely inserted. Internally fine. Slight fading to spine and covers.

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