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Artist "glamour" cards group comprising Jack Abeille 1898 Fashion Through the Ages x7, 1898 Bathing Costumes x3, 1899 Bathing Costumes x3 and 1899 Caprice Flowers 'La Tulipe' & 'La Violette' all Undivided Backs (Cat £60 each), M Munk (Vienna) early-1900s Divided Backs Erotica Topless Ladies & Amazing Hats x8 (a few minor blemishes), Stylish Ladies with Plain Backs x 6 (proofs?, plus one of these designs - Divided Back - used under cover in 1907), plus E Louis Lessieux 1900 Dancing Through the Ages set of 6 with Undivided Backs (undercatalogued at £40 each), then group of Charles Dana Gibson Snap Shots 'Gibson Girls' & Studies in Manners/Class, mostly used; also his Henderson & Sons 'Pictorial Comedy' Sets No 10 & 11 each of seven 'framed' cartoons, unused & fine to superb condition except as noted.
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Box of cards with good Australian selection with real photo types including of Maryborough (Vic) School Carnival & of Carlton Football Team (creased; names written on reverse), advertising from Western Australia, etc, also good Military/WWI selection from GB Germany & elsewhere including naval subjects & political cartoons, Pacific Islands including Tonga x4, Singapore x12, Glamour including "Gibson Girls" x14 + similar hand-drawn card from "Cicero" to "Brutus" with a very gay message, Louis Wain Cats x2, Napoleon x16, etc, condition variable.
GREAT BRITAIN - Postal History
1877oversize blue advertising postcard (177x146mm) for 'The City Pottery, Lamp and Lustre Galleries' with printed notice & very fine 'LONDON/ Z /PAID/ ½D /19NO77' datestamp in red, light horizontal crease, also 1900s group of 'postal mischief' used PPCs x8, condition generally fine.