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A Small Album of Erotic Photographs.

Early 1900’s.

A small 8vo album, half russet cloth over marbled boards, worn to spine and extremities, titled “Cartes Postales” to spine, containing 30+ photographs, a small ink sketch of a smiling young lady, and a postcard of Gaby Deslys (a notable French singer and heartthrob of the early 20th century). The majority of the pictures are high quality 5” x 3” black and white images of an attractive and rather elegant young couple; him in a rather dashing shirt and trousers, and her in the flimsiest of chemises (I believe that’s the accepted romance novel turn of phrase) and accompanying underthings, delicately suggestive and bordering on artistic rather than barrelling gleefully straight into the realms of smut. A charming little collection of the gently erotic.

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