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757. PAUL JACOULET (#105) Woodblock print, 18.5” x 14.25” La Perruche Morte. Celebes. (The Dead Parakeet.) Signed in pencil lower left above the Ivy seal. Seals of the carver, Kentaro Maeda, and printer, Tetsunosuke Honda, lower right margin. Published: 3 July 1948. Numbered 29/350 on the reverse. Margins and reverse show slight toning with faint outline from previous matting. Reverse top also with slight loss from tape removal; image within plate line is excellent. 1 ,500/2,000 758. PAUL JACOULET (#108) Woodblock print, 18.75” x 14.25” Les Vieux Manuscrits. Coree-Seoul. (The Old Writings. Seoul, Korea.) Signed in pencil mid-right above the Ivy seal. Seals of the carver, Kentaro Maeda, and printer, Fusakichi Ogawa, lower right margin. Published: 3 November 1948. Numbered 236/250 on the reverse. Wonderful, strong colors. Very, very good condition. 700/900 759. PAUL JACOULET (#115) Woodblock print, 14” x 18.5” Fumees de Santal. Mandchoukuo. (Sandalwood Smoke.) Signed in pencil lower right above the Mitsu-Tomoe seal. Seals of the carver, Kentaro Maeda, and printer, Matashiro Uchikawa, lower left margin. Published: 21 December 1948. Numbered 151/250 on the reverse. Two pieces of archival tape on reverse, slightly toned, otherwise good condition. Specially dedicated to King George VI of England. 1,500/2,000

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