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Lot 5115

$55
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music from 1919 shown in the corresponding image. This material features bright cover illustrations of young women with music by composers such as Ted Snyder, W.C. Polla, and Walter Donaldson. 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: $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 5116

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of volumes that constitute the Memorial Edition of "The Selected Drawings of Clare Briggs" published by Wm. H. Wise & Co in 1930.:

- How To Start the Day Wrong / Ain't It a Grand and Glorious Feelin'? - Dated 1930
- When a Feller Needs a Friend - Dated 1930 - front hinge detached
- Real Folks at Home / Movie of a Man / Wonder What _____ Thinks About / Handy Man Around the House - Dated 1930 - front hinge detached
- That Guiltiest Feeling / Oh Man / Old Songs - Dated 1930 - front hinge detached
- The Days of Real Sport / It Happens in the Best Regulated Families - Dated 1930
- Somebody's Always Taking the Joy Out of Life / There's at Least One in Every Office - Dated 1930

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 5117

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage Uncle Wiggily titles in dustjackets:

- Uncle Wiggily in the Country by Howard R. Garis - Dated 1940 by Platt & Munk Co., Inc.
- Uncle Wiggily's Fortune by Haward R. Garis - Dated 1942 by Platt & Munk Co., Inc.

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 5118

$110
Title: La vie de Dom Armand Jean Le Bouthillier de Rance, abbe regulier et reformateur du monastere de la Trappe de l'observance de Citeaux
Author: Abbe de Marsollier
Publisher: Jean de Nully
Printing Year: 1703
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in reddish leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing, this handsome antique set is a scarce biography of Armand Jean le Bouthillier de RancÚ (1626 - 1700), abbot and founder of the Trappist Cistercians. Marsollier (1647-1724) was a French historian, provost and later archdeacon of Usez. His histories are noted for their style which was lively and flowing. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Le Bouthillier de Rance. These magnificently preserved volumes show very mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with marbled endpapers and clean, lightly age-toned pages with gilt edges. The books measure approximately 4" x 6 3/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5119

$55
This lot includes the antique lap desk with photo album shown in the corresponding image. This rare work contains tintypes and an interior compartment with original inkwell and brass fittings. 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: $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 5120

$70
Title: Rinkitink in Oz
Author: L. Frank Baum
Publisher: Reilly & Lee Co.
Printing Year: Pre-1935 Edition In Scarce Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with bright pastedown to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this Baum title. The work is illustrated by John R. Neill with a color frontispiece place and many black-and-white drawings. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Price-clipped dustjacket has one-inch tear at the foot of spine and several small tears along edges. Book list on back flap ends with number 27 "Speedy in Oz." Dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 7" x 9.25" and contains 315 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 5121

$12
This lot includes the group of antique photos of children shown in the corresponding image. Included in this lot is a photo of "Admiral Dot," a fifteen-year old who measured 25" and weighed only 19 pounds. 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: $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 5122

$22
Title: The Grinding Mill
Author: William J. Coughlin
Publisher: Harrap (London)
Printing Year: 1973

Condition/Details: Bound in dark blue cloth with bright silver embossing and small circular silver horse device to front cover, this volume is the third novel written by William J. Coughlin (1929 - 1992), popular author of law and courtroom themed thrillers. The volume is in near excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Pictorial dustjacket is intact and in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 220 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5123

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of signed titles by Henry Clune in dustjackets:

- The Good Die Poor - Dated 1937 by Longmans, Green and Co. - stated first edition. Dustjacket missing bottom half of spine, top half of spine has been taped.
- Seen & Heard: Selections from Seen and Heard - Dated 1933 by Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester) - stated first edition.
- Seen & Heard: Selections from Seen and Heard - Dated 1933 by Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester) - stated first edition. Dustjacket slightly torn in several places.
- The Rochester I Know - Dated 1972 by Doubleday & Company, Inc. - stated first edition.
- Six O'Clock Casual - Dated 1960 by Macmillan Company - stated first printing.
- The Genesee - Dated 1963 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston - stated first edition, part of the Rivers of America series.

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 5124

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Massachusetts history:

- King's Handbook of Boston by Moses King - Dated 1889 by Moses King Corporation - Profusely illustrated, plates. Small tear to upper portion of front gutter, bumped corners.
- The History of Massachusetts: The Colonial Period by John Stetson Barry - Dated 1855 by Phillips, Sampson and Company - spine has tears and chipping, pages show dampstains
- The Memorial History of Boston, including Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 1630 - 1880 by Justin Windsor - Dated 1880 by Ticknor and Company (Boston) - Volume I, plates and in-text drawings. front board detached, spine 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: $10.50.
Lot 5125

$110
This lot includes the group of vintage sheet music shown in the corresponding image. This material includes the works of artists such as Duke Ellington, Bing Crosby, Rudy Vallee, and Pat Boone. 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 lot, 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 5126

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique souvenir albums with views of city scenes and landmarks:

- Quaint Old New Orleans - No date provided by Interstate Co. - ribbon-bound original pictorial wrappers
- The Latest Views of Philadelphia - Dated 1907 by Titus Company - original stapled wrappers
- A Souvenir of St. Louis - Dated 1889 by A. Wittemann - Ribbon-bound in original blindstamped red cloth with gilt embossing

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 5127

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of illustrated antique children's titles:

- East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales From the North - no date provided by Garden City Publishing Company, Inc. - illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
- The Story of the Three Dolls by Josephine Scribner Gates - Dated 1905 by Bobbs-Merrill Company (Indianapolis) - first edition illustrated by Virginia Keep.
- Poems of Childhood by Eugene Field - Dated 1904 by Charles Scribner's Sons - illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
- The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages by Mark Twain - Dated 1917 by Harper & Brothers - illustrated by Franklin Booth, gilt embossing.
- Washington by Lucy Foster Madison - Dated 1927 by Penn Publishing Company (Philadelphia) - illustrated by Frank E. Schoonover, gilt embossing.
- Lincoln by Lucy Foster Madison - Dated 1928 by Penn Publishing Company illustrated by Frank E. Schoonover, gilt embossing.

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: $13.50. 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 5128

$14
Title: Reminiscences of a Nonagenarian
Editor: Sarah Anna Emery
Publisher: William H. Huse & Co., Printers
Printing Year: 1879

Condition/Details: Bound in terracotta cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce autobiographical work. The work is illustrated with many coats of arms and full-page drawings by Emery. The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners, light soiling to covers and dampstain to the front cover. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show sporadic staining. The book measures approximately 6" x 9.6" and contains 336 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5129

$55
Title: Fishing a Trout Stream
Author: Eugene V. Connett, 3rd
Publisher: Derrydale Press
Printing Year: 1934

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce proof of this title by Derrydale Press, the preeminent publisher of outdoor books. This book has the first eleven pages of text, with the corresponding illustrations. The remaining pages are blank. This is a rare collectible Derrydale book. The volume is well preserved in glassine jacket, with minor markings to right-hand edge of front cover and spine. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 10". 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 5130

$16
Title: The Farm Book: Bob and Betty Visit Uncle John
Author: E. Boyd Smith
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Printing Year: 1910

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth-backed spine with pictorial covers, this antique oblong volume is a scarce work of children's literature. The work is author-illustrated, with many bright color plates that show beautifully. The volume shows light external age/wear, with bumped, frayed corners and rubbed edges. Head and foot of spine show fraying and chipping. There is minor soiling and scuffing to boards. The book has cracked hinges. Pages are unmarked. This ex-library copy has the annotation "2-C" in red marker on front cover, front endpaper. Library stamp appear in the uppermost margin of title page. 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 5131

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on early American leaders with gilt embossing:

- The Life of Major General Zachary Taylor by H. Montgomery - Dated 1847 by J.C. Derby & Co. (Auburn)
- The Life, Eulogy, and Great Orations of Daniel Webster - Dated 1853 by Wilbur M. Hayward & Co. (Rochester)
- The Life of William A. Buckingham by Samuel G. Buckingham - Dated 1894 by W.F. Adams Company (Springfield) - raised bands.
- Legislative Honors to the Memory of President Lincoln edited by J.B. Cushman - Dated 1865 by Weed, Parsons and Company (Albany) - bottom half of spine missing.
- Giants of the Republic by Edward Everett Hale - Dated 1895 by John C. Winston & Co. (Philadelphia)

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 5132

$24
Title: The Kelpies
Author: Etta Austin Blaisdell
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company
Printing Year: 1925

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with pictorial front cover, this antique volume is a scarce work of children's literature. The work is illustrated with many drawings by Clara Atwood Fitts. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Front endpaper, blank page in the rear and page 56 show stamps of Coatsville Public School system, as well as writing in pen on front flyleaf. The book measures approximately 6" x 7.6" and contains 147 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5133

$45
This lot includes the group of antique photographs shown in the corresponding image. These pictures have images of planes, bicycles, railroads, bridges, boats, Rochester parades, automobiles and horses. Also included is a picture of a race car from around 1905 and a picture of Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis. 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 5134

$60
This lot features a group of bound early magazine compilations. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in single hard-cover volumes. The compilations featured in this lot include the following issues of the St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks publication:

- Dated from November 1907 to April 1908, including issues of volume XXXV, Part I
- Dated from May to October 1908 including issues of volume XXXV, Part II
- Dated from November 1908 to April 1909, including issues of volume XXXVI, Part I
- Dated from November 1909 to April 1910 including issues of volume XXXVII, Part I
- Dated from May to October 1910, including issues of volume XXXVII, Part II
- Dated from November 1911 to April 1912,, including issues of volume XXXIX, Part I

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: $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 5135

$26
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage humor ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes themes such as comics, cartoons, and caricatures. 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: $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 5136

$70
Title: A Journey through the Wardrobe of the Well-Dressed Man
Publisher: E. J. Minges & Co. (Rochester, N. Y.)
Printing Year: 1927

Condition/Details: Bound in original cloth-backed pictorial wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce men's fashion catalogue for the spring and summer of 1927. The work is illustrated with many color drawings of gentlemen wearing various articles of men's attire. The volume shows light external age/wear, with small tear at the top of back cover and a stain to bottom margin of text block. The volume is solidly bound with clean pages. This unpaginated book measures approximately 9.5" x 14". 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 5137

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles written and illustrated by Howard Pyle:

- The Wonder Clock - Dated 1915 by Harper & Brothers
- The Story of King Arthur and His Knights - Dated 1919 by Charles Scribner's Sons - first edition.
- The Story of the Champions of the Round Table - Dated 1919 by Charles Scribner's Sons - first edition.
- The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions - Dated 1919 by Charles Scribner's Sons - first edition.

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. 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 5138

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of antique theological titles:

- The Great Controversy between Christ and Satan during the Christian Dispensation by Mrs. E. G. White - Dated 1888 by Review and Herald Publishing Co. (Battle Creek, Michigan)
- The Hand of God in History; or, Divine Providence Historically Illustrated in the Extension and Establishment of Christianity by Hollis Read - Dated 1854 by H. E. Robins and Co.
- Memoir of James Brainerd Taylor by John & Benjamin Holt Rice - Dated 1833 by American Tract Society - leather binding, moisture markings to rear board
- The Book of Psalms, in Metre - Dated 1853 by J. A. & U. P. James (Cincinnati) - leather binding
- The Course of Time, A Poem by Robert Pollok - No date provided by Charles Wells
- The Psalms of David, Imitated in the Language of the New Testament and Applied to the Christian State and Worship in the United States of America by I. Watts - Dated 1830 by W. and J. Bolles (New London) - leather binding, front cover detached

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 5139

$40
This lot includes the group of unused domestic and international postage shown in the corresponding image. Included in this group are stamps and plate blocks from the United Kingdom and United States. A large number of the American stamps commemorate historical events and figures such as the Chicago World's Fair of 1933-34, the U.S. Bicentennial, Martin Luther King, etc.

Due to the large quantity 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: $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 5140

$60
Title: Mother Goose in Prose
Author: L. Frank Baum
Publisher: Bobbs Merrill
Printing Year: 1905

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with color pastedown, this antique volume is a rare edition of Baum's retelling of this classic of children's literature. The work is illustrated with plates by Maxfield Parrish. The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped, frayed corners and small patches of loss to spine. Binding is shaken. Pastedown shows two small markings in pen, minor flaking, and a very small tear at the center of picture. Frontispiece and title page have been excised. Of the eleven remaining plates, three ("Old King Cole," "The Man in the Moon," and "Humpty Dumpty") have been removed and two ("Little Boy Blue" following page 36, and "Little Bo-Peep" following page 156) have been detached and are now laid in (both plates show fraying and small tears to edges). Lightly age-toned pages are unmarked (front endpaper has crayon markings), with occasional small tears to edges. The book measures approximately 7" x 9 1/2" and contains 265 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5141

$14
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage baby and family histories:

- The Book of Baby Mine by Melcena Burns Denny - Dated 1915 by Baby Mine Company - Leatherette binding, with decorations by the author
- Baby's Biography by A. O. Kaplan - Dated 1891 by Brentano's - elaborate binding with gilt lettering, illustrations by Frances Brundage. Book contains a biographical record of the childhood of Elliot Philetas Ford and George Grant Ford Jr. Lock of hair with ribbons had been laid in.
- The Girl Graduate by Louise Perrett & Sarah K. Smith - C. 1925, Reilly and Lee Co. (Chicago) - This book provides a record of the high school senior year of Miss Burnila Parrott of Sumner, Iowa. Laid in are a photo, letter and various cards and commemorative pieces
- The Harris Family of Hertfordshire and Berks., England and Massachusetts, U. S. A. - Loose Leaf Binder containing 83 / iii typed pages
- The Book of Family History - Dated 1929 by Samson Margolis - Elegantly-bound volume with gilt lettering / edges and tissue-guarded pages that contain blank lines and spaces to be filled in with information on births, confirmations, marriages, etc. "B. Walenitz Family" gilt-stamped on front cover. Bottom 3/5 of spine detached from front hinge.

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. 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 5142

$120
Title: The Institutions of the Law of Scotland
Author: Sir George Mackenzie
Publisher: William Brown and Company (Edinburgh)
Printing Year: 1719

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with raised bands, this antique volume is a scarce classic law book by Sir George Mackenzie (1636 - 1691). Mackenzie was elected to the Faculty of Advocates in 1659, and distinguished himself in the trial of Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll in 1661. He was a member of the Scottish Parliament for Ross from 1669 and in 1677 became Lord Advocate and a member of the Privy Council of Scotland. As Lord Advocate he was the minister responsible for the persecuting policy of Charles II in Scotland against the Covenanters. He resigned for a short time in 1686, taking up office again in 1688. He opposed the dethronement of James II, and to escape the consequences he retired from public life. He founded the library of the Faculty of Advocates, which opened in 1689.

This is the revised, corrected and augmented fifth edition of this work. The volume shows significant external age/wear. Age-toned pages are unmarked. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" and contains 253 pages plus 19 pages of index and 2 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5143

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of antique literature featuring noted illustrators:

- The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame - Dated 1921 by Charles Scribner's Sons - illustrated by Paul Bransom.
- Dream Days by Kenneth Grahame - Dated 1902 by John Lane (London) / Bodley Head - illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
- Howard Pyle: A Chronicle by Charles D. Abbott - Dated 1925 by Harper & Brothers - illustrations from Howard Pyle's works.
- Poems of Childhood by Eugene Field - Dated 1904 by Charles Scribner's Sons - illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.
- Mocha Dick, or the White Whale of the Pacific by J.N. Reynolds - Dated 1932 by Charles Scribner's Sons - illustrated by Lowell LeRoy Balcom.
- An Argosy of Fables by Frederic Taber Cooper - Dated 1921 by Frederick A. Stokes Company - illustrated by Paul Bransom.

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: $13.50. 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 5144

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of Civil War titles, all published by Charles Scribner's Sons:

- The Outbreak of Rebellion by John G. Nicolay - Dated 1881 - Campaigns of the Civil War I
- The Peninsula: McClellan's Campaign of 1862 by Alexander S. Webb - Dated 1881 - Campaigns of the Civil War III
- The Blockade and the Cruisers by James Russell Soley - Dated 1883 - The Navy in the Civil War I
- The Atlantic Coast by Daniel Ammen - Dated 1883 - The Navy in the Civil War II
- The Gulf and Inland Waters by A. T. Mahan - Dated 1883 - The Navy in the Civil War III

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 5145

$60
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage ephemera relating to Rochester, NY shown in the corresponding image. This material includes architectural photographs, event posters, newspaper and magazine articles, and exhibition catalogues. 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: $13.50. 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 5146

$20
This lot includes the group of scarce travel brochures and maps shown in the corresponding image. These texts all relate to "Chosen," the name given to Korea by the Japanese when it formed a part of their empire (1905 - 1945). These illustrated texts are from the twenties and offer views of various cities (including Seoul) together with area maps. Additionally, a pamphlet of statistics "compiled by the Government-General of Chosen" is offered in this group, as is a booklet on "Revised Educational Regulations for Chosen" (also dated 1922). 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.
Lot 5147

$76
This lot includes the vintage Shirley Temple ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This lot contains a great quantity of material relating to the Hollywood child star, such as photos, sheet music of her songs (often with color images of her on front cover), children's books, magazine issues, a Shirley Temple scrapbook, publicity photos, and the book "How I Raised Shirley Temple" by her mother (published by Saalfield Publishing Company, 1935). 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 5148

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on U. S. history and culture:

- Early Homes of Ohio by I. T. Frary - Dated 1936 by Garrett and Massie (Richmond, Virginia)
- Daniel Decatur Emmett by H. Ogden Wintermute - Dated 1955 by Garverick Studio (Mount Vernon, Ohio) - Signed Stated First Edition
- The Lincoln Reader by Paul M. Angle - Dated 1947 by Rutgers University Press - Inscribed by author
- The Old Moravian Sun Inn, Bethlehem, Penna. 1758: An Authentic History by Charles Brodhead - Dated 1896 by Times Publishing Co., Printers (Bethlehem, PA) - hand-written letter from the author on his personal letterhead is attached to front endpaper of pamphlet. Ex-library hardboards.
- The American Text Book Containing the Constitution of the United States, the Declaration of Independence, and Washington's Farewell Address - Dated circa 1870, John E. Potter and Company (Philadelphia) - booklet

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 5149

$50
This postcard album 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.

Card Types/Topics: These cards have beautiful decorative Victorian lithographs featuring the traditional holiday motifs of Thanksgiving, Easter, Valentine's, Christmas; birthday greetings; photographic portraits; depictions of Native American; infants; and floral motifs
Year: c1910
Estimated number of cards in this album: 120
Dimensions: 9 3/4" by 11 1/2"

Condition/Details: The pages and cards are in generally in excellent condition with very bright colors and elaborate decorations. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50. 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 5150

$300
Title: Captain Salt in Oz
Author: Ruth Plumly Thompson
Publisher: Reilly & Lee Co.
Printing Year: 1936 In Scarce Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright pastedown to front cover, this volume is a scarce edition of an Oz story based on the work of L. Frank Baum. The work is illustrated by John R. Neill with many black-and-white drawings. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket is intact, showing purchase price of $1.50. on front flap and a list of 29 titles on the back flap, ending in "Captain Salt in Oz" (several of the titles have crossed out in pencil). The book measures approximately 7" x 9.25" and contains 306 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 5151

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Western U.S. history:

- The Crest of the Continent by Ernest Ingersoll - Dated 1885 by R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Chicago) - front board detaching from spine.
- When Buffalo Ran by George Bird Grinnell - Dated 1920 by Yale University Press (New Haven) - front board detaching from spine.
- Beyond the Mississippi: From the Great River to the Great Ocean by Albert D. Richardson - Dated 1867 by American Publishing Company (Hartford) - gilt embossing.
- Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad From the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean - Dated 1855 by A.O.P. Nicholson (Washington) - half-leather binding with marble boards, raised bands and gilt embossing.
- California Illustrated, Including a Trip Through Yellowstone Park by F.K. Warren - Dated 1892 by De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. (Boston) - bottom of spine has small hole.

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: $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 5152

$150
Title: A Theory of Interest
Author: Clarence Gilbert Hoag
Publisher: MacMillan Company
Printing Year: 1914 Signed

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce work of political economy. This book attempts to provide an original solution to the problem of interest. The work is illustrated with several diagrams. The author's name appears on the front endpaper immediately above "Haverford, Pa." The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" and contains 228 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

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