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Lot 5077

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on world fairs with gilt embossing:

- Official Catalogue and Guide Book to the Pan-American Exposition - Dated 1901 by Charles Ahrhart (Buffalo) - wrappers.
- Harper's Chicago and the World's Fair by Julian Ralph - Dated 1893 by Harper & Brothers
- World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago - no date provided by uncredited publisher
- The Historical World's Columbian Exposition and Guide to Chicago and St. Louis, the Carnival City of the World by Horace H. Morgan - Dated 1892 by Pacific Publishing Co. (St. Louis) - front endpapers detaching from spine.
- Fame's Tribute to Children edited by Martha S. Hill - Dated 1893 by Chicago Great Western Railway

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5078

$100
Title: Animate Creation: Popular Edition of "Our Living World," A Natural History
Author: Rev. J. G. Wood
Publisher: Selmar Hess
Printing Year: 1885
Number of Volumes: 3

Notes: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce work of zoology The work is illustrated with color frontispiece portraits and plates, as well as numerous in-text illustrations. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with bumped corners and some fraying to head and foot of spines. The books are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages with gilt edges. The books measure approximately 10" x 13". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 5079

$18
Title: Mein Kampf
Author: Adolf Hitler
Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock
Printing Year: 1940

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with black lettering to spine, this volume is a scarce early unabridged edition of this notorious title. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece map. Front dustjacket flap is pasted to front endpaper. The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners, dampstains to covers and pen marks on spine. Binding is beginning to crack at title page. Text block is complete with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.5" and contains 1003 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5080

$40
This shelf lot includes the group of World War II pencil drawings by C. K. Mawby shown in the corresponding image. Among the images shown are various military ships, soldiers in trenches and in combat. There are also two head portraits of women. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5081

$70
This Jewish stamp album is part of a larger philately collection we are selling during this auction - check out our other auctions to view more antique and vintage stamp lots. Buy more than one lot and save on shipping.

This lot features a varied group of stamps, principally Israeli, with a great many unused stamps present in blocks. Stamped envelopes often have elaborate decorative designs and/or photographic images. Postcards showing landmarks and typical images of Israel are offered in this group as well. These stamps were amassed by one collector, but clearly came from many other smaller collections, over time.

Condition/Details: These stamps and other materials and show nicely with some signs of age/wear. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5082

$50
Title: The Memorial History of Boston, Including Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 1630 - 1888
Editor: Justin Windsor
Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company
Printing Year: 1881
Number of Volumes: Complete 4 volume set

Notes: Bound in black cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce history of metropolitan Boston up to the end of the nineteenth century. Volume I is illustrated with double-leaf color map frontispiece, remaining volumes have frontispiece plates. All volumes are profusely illustrated with plates and maps. The volumes show external age/wear: Volume I shows dampstain to bottom of front cover; Volume II has detached front board and binding of spine is detached from front gutter, with strip at very bottom peeling off the rest of spine; Volume 3 shows small perforations to gutters; Volume IV is disbound. Aged-toned pages are unmarked. Previous owner's name appears on preliminary page of first volume. The books measure approximately 8.5" x 11.25". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50.

Lot 5083

$28
This shelf lot includes the pair of antique photo albums shown in the corresponding image. These photos of the older volume (with elaborate binding that includes clasps and heart-shaped mirror) provide portraits of individuals and groups from the late nineteenth century, many of which seem to be European. A number of the photos display men in military uniform. The second volume offers portraits of families and seems focused on Rochester and the surrounding areas.

Due to the high volume of material we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5084

$16
This lot includes the two decks of railroad playing cards shown in the corresponding image. Both decks have 13 full suits (one with jokers, one without). One deck bears the image of Southern Pacific Lines (cards in case), the other offers an image celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5085

$40
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera on Boy Scouts shown in the corresponding image. This material includes pamphlets, sheet music, cookbooks, and handbooks relating to the subject. Handbook covers illustrated by Norman Rockwell. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5086

$22
Title: Calvin Coolidge, Jr., 1908 - 1924
Author: Margaret Jane Fischer
Publisher: Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation, Inc.
Printing Year: 1981 Stated First Edition Inscribed with Note by Author

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce biography of the son of President Calvin Coolidge. The work is illustrated with numerous photographs. Author's inscription on front endpaper reads: "For Ruth and Charles with love, / Margaret Jean." Laid-in card with author's name and address in print contains the following text: "You are too young to remember this sad episode in American history, but I want you to have this. I gave Emily Griffiths a copy, for which (illegible word) for this one. It was much smaller in scale, of course, but of very high quality. You will see some familiar names! Many thanks for the welcome calls yesterday, and with love, M. J. May the thirty-first." This well-preserved volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book is in archival paper. The book measures approximately 6.3" x 9.3" and contains 36 pages and bibliography. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5087

$110
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the Civil War:

- Life and Death in Rebel Prisons by Robert H. Kellogg - Dated 1870 by L. Stebbins (Hartford) - gilt embossing.
- Compendium of the Impending Crisis of the South by Hinton Rowan Helper - Dated 1860 by A.B. Burdick (New York) - private binding.
- The Real Diary of a Rochester Boy by James H. Thompson - Dated 1917 by Rochester Herald Company - one of five hundred printed copies.
- The Secret Service, the Field, the Dungeon, and the Escape by Albert D. Richardson - Dated 1865 by American Publishing Company (Hartford)
- Woman's Work in the Civil War: A Record of Heroism, Patriotism and Patience by L.P. Brockett - Dated 1867 by Zeigler, McCurdy & Co. (Philadelphia) - gilt embossing, front board detaching from spine.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5088

$70
This lot includes the pair of antique illustrated calendars shown in the corresponding image. These ribbon-bound calendars are dated 1920 and 1928 and are illustrated by noted American artist Maxfield Parrish. The 1928 calendar has the year penciled onto front cover illustration. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5089

$12
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on New York State:

- Tales the Boatman Told edited by James Lee - Dated 1977 by Canal Press Incorporated (Exton) - dustjacket.
- A Resident's Recollections: Book 4 by Lloyd E. Klos - Dated 1990 by Empire State Books (Interlaken) - wrappers.
- History of Masonry in Monroe County, 1810-1970 by Herman A. Sarachan - Dated 1971 by Masonic Service Bureau of Rochester, New York, Inc. - dustjacket.
- No Pure Delight by Howard C. Hosmer - Dated 1955 by Rochester Times-Union

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50.
Lot 5090

$60
Title: The Tin Woodman of Oz
Author: L. Frank Baum
Publisher: Reilly & Lee Co.
Printing Year: c. 1935 in Scarce Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in gray cloth with bright color pastedown to front cover, this volume is a scarce 1930s reprint of this Baum title originally published in 1918. The work is illustrated by John R. Neill with many black-and-white drawings. The volume shows very light external age/wear, with small perforations to lower part of front gutter. The book is solidly bound with clean pages (small stain is visible on side edge of text block). Dustjacket has small tears to edges. List of books on the rear flap ends with number 27 "Speedy in Oz." Dustjacket is well preserved in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 7" x 9.25" and contains 288 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 5091

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique children's books in original wrappers:

- Tiny Tot's ABC - no date provided by Saalfield Pub. Company (Chicago) - cloth bound.
- Mother Goose's Melodies - no date provided by McLoughlin Brothers
- The Three Bears - Dated 1908 by Hurst & Company - cloth bound.
- Our Picture Book - no date provided by T. Kingsford & Son
- Frisky and Frolic - no date provided by Lyman & Whitney (Boston) - covers detached.
- The New Babes in the Wood - no date provided by M.A. Donohue & Co. (Chicago) - mounted on linen.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5092

$35
Title: Meyer's Universum, oder Abbildung und Beschreibung des Sehenwerthesten und Merkwurdigsten der Natur und Kunst auf der ganzen Erde
Author: Hermann J. Meyer
Publisher: Hermann J. Meyer (New York)
Printing Year: 1852 Volume III

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with gilt embossing, this antique oblong volume is a scarce collection of 46 tissue-guarded steel engravings that offer views of cities and landmark sites around the world. The famous series "Universum" was started by the versatile publisher Joseph Meyer (1796-1856), the most original and most successful of his creations, with high quality illustrations and entertaining and edifying text. Meyer did much more than just comment the views, he used them to offer historical insights. The publication was often subjected to censure, banned in Prussia from 1850-58.

The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners, soiling and stains to covers. The book is solidly bound with age-toned, gilt-edged pages that show foxing of varying degree throughout. The book measures approximately 11" x 7 1/2" and contains 206 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5093

$80
This lot includes the group of antique photos shown in the corresponding image. This group contains rare daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes, a number of which appear in custom-made elaborate cases. These small-format ornamental cases are embossed with geometric and/or floral designs. A pane of glass protects the image. The mat frames aesthetically enhance the image while protecting it from the glass. A preserver, usually ornamental, holds the previous parts together. Most cases have their metal latches. Among the photos that are not encased are portraits of various groups of people, including a striking picture of two men holding their bicycles. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5094

$20
Title: Harper's Pictorial History of the War with Spain
Introduction: Nelson A. Miles
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Printing Year: 1899 Volume I

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with bright gilt embossing, this antique folio is a scarce illustrated history of the Spanish-American War. The work is lavishly illustrated and contains both in-text illustrations and prints by numerous artists, including several by Frederic Remington. The volume shows external age/wear, with taping to spine, bumped corners and wear to extremities. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 12" x 16.25" and contains 248 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 5095

$120
This lot includes the group of vintage calendars shown in the corresponding image. This material features themes such as Singer Sewing, Victorian lithographs, and airplanes, as well as the work of artists such as Norman Rockwell and Maxfield Parrish. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5096

$28
This antique and vintage postcard group is part of a large collection we are selling during this auction - check out our other auctions to view more antique decorative and photographic postcards and albums. Buy more than one lot and save on shipping. This lot includes the following:

Theme: Native Americans. Bright (often colorful) images of "Iroquois Indian Exhibit," Pueblo Indian Hoop dance, Pinte Indians, Bull Bear sisters, Navajo, Indian symbols, Devil Dance of Apaches, Seminole village, etc. A fold-out series of "Indian Life in the Southwest" in original pictorial envelope is also included.
Year Range: 1895 - 1950
Number of cards in this group: 30

Condition/Details: These postcards include photographic content, Victorian lithograph finishes and other attractive design elements. The cards are generally well preserved with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $5.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 5097

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage titles on New York State history:

- Nine-Mile Swamp: A Story of the Loomis Gang by Harriet McDoual Daniels - Dated 1941 by Penn Publishing Company (Philadelphia)
- The Birth of the Erie Canal by Harvey Chalmers II - Dated 1960 by Bookman Associates - signed in dustjacket.
- The Farm Boy and the Angel by Carl Carmer - Dated 1970 by Doubleday & Company, Inc. (Garden City) - stated first edition in dustjacket.
- Body, Boots & Britches by Harold W. Thompson - Dated 1940 by J.B. Lippincott Company (Philadelphia) - signed in dustjacket, which is torn in several places and taped on rear side of spine.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50.
Lot 5098

$26
Title: Gold, Grace, and Glory: A Story of Religious Life among the Wealthy Classes of the West and South
Author: W. H. Mize
Publisher: G. W. Dillinghem, Publisher
Printing Year: 1896

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce theological work in the form of allegorical fiction. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5.4" x 7.6" and contains 431 pages plus 4 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5099

$40
This lot includes the group of six antique autograph books shown in the corresponding image. Elaborately bound with embossed and celluloid covers, these handsome volumes were used in the nineteenth century to collect autographs and dedicatory texts from friends and acquaintances. All volumes show a number of (lyrical) texts in the fine penmanship of the time.

Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5100

$65
This antique coin group is part of a larger numismatic collection we are selling during this auction - check out our other auctions to view more antique and vintage coin lots. Buy more than one lot and save on shipping.

This lot features Canadian coins dating from 1858 through 1952, as well as a miniature view album of Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa. The coins are organized in four groups:

- A coin folder entitled "Canadian Large Cent Collection, 1858 to 1920" - includes 35 coins.
- A coin folder entitled "Canadian Quarter Collection No. 2, 1911 to 1952" - includes 29 coins.
- A coin folder entitled "Canadian Five-Cent, 1858 to 1921" - includes 26 coins.
- A coin folder entitled "Dimes" - includes 56 coins.

Condition/Details: These coins show signs of age/wear and are ungraded. Please see images. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5101

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage children's titles on cats and dogs:

- The Story of Lassie by Rudd B. Weatherwax & John H. Rothwell - Dated 1950 by Duell, Sloa and Pearce - first edition.
- Sammy Goes Around the World by V.R. Lowe - Dated 1934 by Whitman Publishing Company (Racine) - wrappers.
- The Fuzzy Kitten by Helen Hoke & Mariam Teichner - Dated 1941 by Julian Messner, Inc.
- Jock the Scot: The Adventure of the Dog of the House Who Gave Up Town Life to Run a Country Estate by Alice Grant Rosman - Dated 1930 by Minton, Balch & Company - front board detaching from spine.
- The Cat Whose Whiskers Slipped, and Other Stories by Ruth Campbell - Dated 1925 by Wise-Parslow Company
- Miss Sniff by Jane Curry - Dated 1945 by Whitman Publishing Co. (Racine) - dustjacket torn approx. 4" up from bottom center of front cover.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5102

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique children's titles:

- The Boys of '76: A History of the Battles of the Revolution by Charles Carleton Coffin - Dated 1904 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers - Illustrated
- Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson - Dated 1921 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth, weak hinges
- Almost as Good as a Boy by Amanda M. Douglas - Dated 1900 by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard - title page detached
- Frolicsome Flowers: They See the Wonderful "Rajah Rug" by T. Benjamin Faucett - Dated 1924 by A. L. Burt Company - binding cracked
- The Christopher Robin Story Book by A. A. Milne - Dated 1929 by E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. - Stated first edition
- Home Occupations for Little Children by Katherine Beebe - Dated 1896 by Werner Company (Chicago) - ex-library copy
- Polly Cologne by Abby Morton Diaz - Dated 1909 by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard - Illustrated
- Lessons for Infant Schools - No date provided by American Sunday School Union (Philadelphia) - rubbed boards, pages show dampstains

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50.
Lot 5103

$50
This group of antique and vintage envelopes and first day covers is part of a large philatelic collection we are selling during this auction - check out our other auctions to view more antique and vintage stamp lots. Buy more than one lot and save on shipping.

This lot features hundreds of stamps and envelopes with printed postage, a number of which remain unused. This group presents a great variety of themes.

Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5104

$30
Title: Cairo and Its Environs
Author: A. O. Lamplough & R. Francis
Publisher: Sir Joseph Causton & Sons, Ltd. (London)
Printing Year: 1909 Signed by author twice (with signed card pasted in)

Condition/Details: Bound in purple cloth with elaborate bright yellow and gilt decoration depicting three people at an oasis with pyramids in background, this antique volume is a scarce history of and guide to the Egyptian capital. The work contains 51 color plates after water colors, with tissue guards. Front fly-leaf bears the following inscription: "A. O. Lamplough / Edinburgh. (illegible letters) / 14. 9. 1911." Lamplough's missive appears on Caledonian Railway Company stationery that is pasted to rear endpaper. Main text is as follows: "Dear Mr. (illegible name). / So pleased to hear from you / and I have to day sent that / book. / Are you likely to be this / way, or do you leave (illegible) / at the end of this month. / I have be in Lpool on / the 22. or 23. ? on to London / at he end of this month. Could we arrange a meeting / as I should so like to / to show you recent work of / Egypt. / with this (illegible) / Regards. A. O. Lamplough."  Postscript at top of card reads: "I go to (illegible) to (illegible) until Tuesday so a note (illegible) would find me. [Signature]."

This beautiful volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 9" and contains 191 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5105

$25
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera on puzzles and games shown in the corresponding image. This material includes jigsaw puzzles, fashion cutouts, crossword puzzles, as well as various material on magic, dolls, paper dolls and toys. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5106

$18
Title: The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series
Editors: Edward R. Foreman et al.
Publisher: Rochester Historical Society
Printing Years: 1924 - 1945
Number of Volumes: 12

Notes: The following volumes are included in this group: III, V - IX, XIV, XV, XVII, XXI-XXIII. Most volumes contain illustrations. The books are solidly bound in blue (later green) cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Lightly age-toned pages are clean and unmarked. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 5107

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique literary titles:

- The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Dated 1855 by Ticknor and Fields (Boston) - gilt embossing. Spine has 2" tear up from bottom.
- Hudibras, in Three Parts: Volume II by Samuel Butler - Dated 1799 by T. Bensley (London)
- The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice by George Stevens - Dated 1835 by Andrus & Judd (Hartford) - gilt embossing, spine worn.
- The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Tempest by George Stevens - 1835 by Andrus & Judd - gilt embossing, spine worn, front board detaching.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5108

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of antique children's titles and vintage folk tale collection:

- Dickens Children Stories by Mortimer Kaphan - Dated 1929 by M. A. Donohue & Co. - Illustrated by Ella Dolbear Lee, dustjacket
- Laurel Songs: Unchanged Voices by M. Teresa Armitage - Dated 1914 by C. C. Birchard & Company (Boston) - Student's Edition
- Two Little Pilgrims' Progress: A Story of the City Beautiful by Frances Hodgson Burnett - Dated 1895 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Drawings by Reginald B. Birch
- Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax by Ethel Clere Chamberlin - Dated 1928 by Gordon Volland Publications / Buzza Company - Pictures by Janet Laura Scott
- The Eskimo Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins - Dated 1914 by Houghton Mifflin Company - illustrated by the author
- Folk Tales from French Louisiana by Corinne L. Saucier - Dated 1962 by Exposition Press - Stated first edition, ex-library

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50.
Lot 5109

$30
This lot includes the group of Victorian scrapbooks containing lithographic illustrations in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5110

$25
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera on foreign lands shown in the corresponding image. This material includes maps, postcards, scrapbooks and tour guides on places such as Mexico City, Russia, Canada, Rio de Janeiro, and Palestine. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5111

$15
This auction lot includes the following group of literary titles:

- The Recessional, the Vampire, and Other Poems by Rudyard Kipling - no date provided by Borse & Hopkins - suede binding with gilt embossing.
- The Roadmender by Michael Fairless - Dated 1907 by Thomas B. Mosher (Portland) 
- Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Louis Untermeyer - Dated 1971 by Heritage Press (Norwalk) - leather-bound with raised bands and gilt embossing, rippling on back of flyleafs.
- The Scarlet Letter: A Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne - no date provided by George H. Doran Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we are selling during this auction, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 5112

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of antique children's titles:

- Indian Tales for Little Folks by W. S. Phillips - Dated 1928 by Platt & Munk Co. Inc. - Colored plates, tattered dustjacket
- The Luxury of Children and Some Other Luxuries by Edward Sanford Martin - Dated 1904 by Harper & Brothers - First Edition, Illustrated by Sarah S. Stilwell
- Totem Tales: Indian Stories Indian Told by W/ S. Phillips - Dated 1896 by Star Publishing Co. (Chicago) - Illustrated by the author
- The Boy Conqueror; or, the Golden Motto - No date provided by Hurst & Co., Publishers
- Lavinia and Lily; or, Life at a Boarding-School - Dated 1870 by American Sunday-School Union

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50.
Lot 5113

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Remington Brothers Newspaper Manual 1901 - Dated 1901 by Remington Brothers' Newspaper Advertising
- White's Pleasant Hours Cornet - Dated 1882 by Jean White - splitting along bottom portion of front hinge, embossed gilt lettering and decoration to front cover
- Four Little Sugar Plums: Schottische & Barn Dance by Lawrence B. O'Connor - Dated 1908 by Daly Music Publisher - sheet music with illustrated cover
- Privately-bound volume of sheet music - 19th-century compilation with decorative front covers, front board detached, spine detached at front gutter

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50.
Lot 5114

$20
Title: The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem
Author: Sir Walter Scott
Publisher: Frederick Campe and Co. (Nurnberg and New York)
Printing Year: circa 1870

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique small-format volume is a scarce edition of this lyrical work by the famous Scottish novelist and poet. The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners, mild soiling to covers and small indentations to back cover. The book is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages and marbled endpapers. Previous owner's name appears on free front endpaper. The book measures approximately 3" x 5 1/4" and contains 184 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

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