Images De L’Arrire

Le Tir Forain (L. 715.7)

Jean-Emile Laboureur (1877-1943), Images De L’Arrire, 1918, portfolio of 9 (of 10) woodcuts, with complete text, title page (including the woodcut frontispiece). Reference: Sylvain Laboureur 715.A and 715.2-10 (not 715.1), second state (of 2). One of the 380 numbered copies, numbered 145 on the justification page. Printed by Francois Bernouard, Paris; published by a La Belle Edition, Paris, in the original printed paper folder, the woodcuts loose as issued. In good condition (some pin pricks in left margins not affecting images), the full sheets, 8 1/4 x 9 3/8, the sheets 8 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches.

Printed on cream laid paper, with watermarks MBM France and INGRES d’Arches.

Fine impressions of these very successful small compositions, each representing life behind the front during World War I.

La Bonne Galette (L. 715.2)

La Lettre de l’Alabama (L. 715.3)

Le Permissionnaire a la Campagne (L. 715.8)