Images De L’Arrière

Le Tir Forain (L. 715.7)

Jean-Emile Laboureur (1877-1943), Images De L’Arrière, 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.

$1800

La Bonne Galette (L. 715.2)

La Lettre de l'Alabama (L. 715.3)

Le Permissionnaire a la Campagne (L. 715.8)