19th Century Sibylle des Salons Cards H. Pussey c.1885 Paris 52/52 Box & Booklet

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c.1890 Old Parisian Sibyll des Salons Fortune Telling Cards


52/52 cards complete with box & 24 page booklet

Published by H. Pussey

20 rue de la Banque

Paris, France

c. 1880-90


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Card Measurements:  11.3 cm X 7.7 cm




Deck Identifiers:

· Style: La Sibylle des Salons

· Titles: French

· Cards: Mansion inscribed at bottom corner of the cards, and some with also H. Pussey Paris inscribed in the other corner; 1890 French tax-stamp on card #5 (Ace of Clubs)

· Colours: hand-painted lithographs

· Borders: dual black line

· Reverses: red & purple plaid patterned reverses

· Paper: thick pasteboard card stock

· Corners: square


CONDITION: good-very condition; complete with 52 cards, original box & booklet; cards are well-preserved & in excellent condition, card #5 shows scuffing of surface and one or two cards otherwise have very small stains; the booklet has worn covers & foxing of pages; box with minor damages, wear of corners and edges, split seam, & lid with broken sides. (see photographs)