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From newsletter 13:

20. VINTAGE WRITING PAPER. 19th century Two sheets of unused French love letter writing paper. Elaborate blue border with a lithographed picture colored 'en pochoir'. 26 x 20 cm. Folded to make 4 p., printed on one page only. Probably about 1850. Tipped on a larger sheet. Slightly soiled.

€ 25

* Deluxe writing paper for love letters, one with an earnestly conversing pair in a wood, one showing a proposal of marriage. Nice detailed colored lithographs.


21. VINTAGE WRITING PAPER. 19th century Two sheets of unused French love letter writing paper. Elaborate gilt border with a lithographed picture multicolored and gilt 'en pochoir'. 24 x 20 cm. Folded to make 4 p., printed on one page only. Probably about 1850. With a few tiny spots.

€ 25

* Deluxe paper with (1) Cupido on a chariot, drawn by two dragonflies, with printed text: 'Pour toujours à son Joug l'Amour les asservit' (= ‘Forever at their yoke – Love enslaves them’) and a printed number; (2) A garlanded and winged heart crowned with violets over a cloud, with printed text 'Mes pensées et mon Coeur toujours volent vers vous' (= ‘My thoughts and my Heart always fly to thee’) and a printed number.