Lovely pair of antique botanical stipple engravings printed in color of pears and plums from the 1807-1835 edition of French botanist Duhamel du Monceau’s Traité des arbres fruitiers. Inscription of each page read as follows:
De l'Imprimerie de Langlois
153 Poire de tonneau. Poiteau Pinx. Bouquet Sculp.
383 Prune de Briancon. Turpin Pinxt. Victor Sculpt.
They come nicely matted and framed, ready to display. In very good used condition with minor toning, foxing, small tears and creasing mostly concealed by mats. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frames: 21 1/4" by 18 1/2" (54 cm by 47 cm), Mats: Outer: 19 3/4" by 17"; Opening: 12 3/4" by 10"; Sheet size 17 1/4 x 12 1/4" (437 x 306 mm)
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