05-31-2014 05-31-2014
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2730B Boston
May 31, 2014 11:00 AMCalender

Poiteau, Pierre Antoine (1766-1854) Eight Plates of Tree Fruits.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2730B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 31, 2014 11:00AM


Poiteau, Pierre Antoine (1766-1854) Eight Plates of Tree Fruits. [from] Pomologie Fran├žaise. Paris: Langlois et Leclerc, 1838-1846.
Eight full-page steel stipple engravings, colored and finished by hand, on wove paper, depicting the following peaches, plums, and pears: Avant-peche blanche; Avant-peche rouge; Peche-cerise; Peche Desprez; Gros Damas blanc; Prune sans noyau; Poire Chaptal; and Poire d'ange; edges chipped, good color, some spotting, various sizes, signs of handling, generally 21 x 14 1/2 in. (8)
Estimate $500-700

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Pierre Antoine, Paris, steel stipple engravings