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    Gerard van Spaendonck (1746-1822). [and:] A. L. Wirsing (1733-1797). Two Tulip Prints.

    Gerard van Spaendonck. Tulipe des Jardines
    , a stipple engraving with hand-coloring, on laid paper, from his Fleurs Dessinees d'apres Nature (Paris: 1799-1801). In generally excellent condition except for some mild toning, light foxing, and a couple of areas of discoloration at the edges caused by cello tape on the reverse. Approximately 12.5 x 19.25 inches. [and:] A. L. Wirsing. Tulipa IX - Plate 56, a hand-colored engraving on watermarked laid paper, from Trew's Hortus Nitidissimis (Nuremberg: 1750-86). The print (dated 1766) is in excellent condition except for mild toning and an unevenly trimmed left side. Approximately 12.5 x 18.25 inches. Both have light penciled notations.


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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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