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    F. R. Tussac. Artocarpus Integrifolia. A fantastic picture of the Jakfruit, a stipple-engraving, printed in color and finished by hand, from Tussac's Flore des Antilles (Paris: 1808-1827). This print has had major repairs to the reverse and is in good condition.

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    François Richard de Tussac (1751-1837). A few short tears around the edges have been repaired on the reverse with tape. Faint mat burn. Light dampstaining at middle of left and right margins. At almost exactly the halfway point of the print, the sheet has been cut in a clean horizontal line; the halves have been reattached by tape on the reverse. A two-and-one-quarter-inch tear at the middle right of the sheet has been repaired on the reverse. Despite the imperfections, the image is still vibrant and impressive. Light penciled notations. 20 x 25 inches.



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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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