29 June 2005
La Puce, from Eaux-Fortes originales pour les Textes de Buffon (B. 359; Ba. 606)
aquatint with etching and drypoint, on wove, an early trial proof, before the edition included in the first 36 copies of the book (this plate was not included in the subsequent 190 copies), with narrow margins (the published edition was without margins), a deckle edge above, paper tape at the sheet edges on the reverse, generally in very good condition
P. 415 x 316 mm., S. 443 x 332 mm.
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