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    A Group of Ballooning Ephemera, first half 19th-first half 20th centuries
    11 inches high x 15-1/4 inches high (27.9 x 38.7 cm) (largest lithographs)
    The lot comprising four lithographs including Descent of the Balloon in the Valley of Ebern, The Balloon Passing Over Coblenz, Environs of Liege Seen From the Balloon at Night, and group portrait of Robert Hollond, Monck Mason, Charles Green, A. Butler Delt. & Lithog. from a sketch by Monck, Mason Esq.; six hand-colored lithographs mounted to mats, late 19th century Thomas Freer stereoscope with handwritten title to reverse Balloon Assension, Paris (sic); real photo postcard of the Graf Zeppelin with handwritten inscription Graf Zeppelin entering hanger at Lakehurst N.J. 1931 and German script to reverse; two unopened flown letters/postal covers 1933 Stratosphere Flight, Century of Progress, Chicago with cancel stamp UP-SHIP 3:00 AM CRASHED, 3:20AM HEIGHT 5000 FT.


    Condition Report*: Lithographs with bumping to corners and varying degrees of foxing, one hand-colored lithograph with tearing,
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    10th-12th Saturday-Monday
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