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Lot 5153

$24
This shelf lot includes the rare period conversion to music box shown in the corresponding image. This functioning music box has the exterior appearance of a period photo album, with elegantly embossed binding, gilt edges and metal clasp, and contains several tintypes in its interior. A most uncommon well-preserved work of craftsmanship. 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 5154

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of mystery books shown in the corresponding image. Included in this group are titles from the Nancy Drew Mystery series, "Dick and Dolly's Adventures" by Carolyn Wells, "Anne's House of Dreams" by L. M. Montgomery, "The Hidden Valley Mystery" by Helen Wells, and "The Jade Necklace" by Pemberton Ginther. All books except Ginther's are in dustjacket (condition varies). 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: $9.50.
Lot 5155

$14
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera on regional U.S. outdoors/hobbies shown in the corresponding image. This material includes maps, camping brochures, cookbooks, magazines, comics, and advertisements. 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.
Lot 5156

$120
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: Holidays. Themes and images associated with Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving (Santa Claus, chicks, hearts, witches, turkeys, etc.). 
Year Range: 1895 - 1950
Approximate number of cards in this group: 75

Condition/Details: These postcards include photographic content, Victorian lithograph finishes and other attractive design elements. The cards are generally in very good condition 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 5157

$12
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage Raggedy Ann titles:

- Raggedy Ann's Merriest Christmas by Johnny Gruelle - Dated 1952 by Wonder Books
- Raggedy Ann's Secret by Johnny Gruelle - Dated 1959 by Wonder Books - spine slightly torn at bottom.
- Raggedy Ann Stories by Johnny Gruelle - Dated 1918 by P.F. Volland Company (Chicago)

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 5158

$80
Title: The Witnesses to Christianity; or, the Certainty of Our Faith and Hope: In a Discourse upon I S. John v. 7, 8
Author: Symon Patrick
Publisher: R. Royston (London)
Printing Year: 1675

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce theological work. The volume shows external age/wear, with a 2" tear from the top of front gutter and rubbing to edges of boards. The binding had been reinforced. The text block has age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4.75" x 7.25" and contains 662 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 5159

$90
This lot includes the group of vintage sheet music from Hollywood films shown in the corresponding image. This material includes the work of composers such as George M. Cohan, Mabel Wayne, Joe Burke, Samuel Goldwyn, and Richard Rogers. 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 5160

$12
This lot includes the illustrated material displaying the work of American illustrator and children's book author Virginia Lee Burton shown in the corresponding image. Included are two signed prints and bright and colorfully illustrated proof pages from the book "Life Story." 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 5161

$12
This lot includes the vintage and antique catalogues shown in the corresponding image. 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 5162

$45
Title: Cincinnati in 1841: Its Early Annals and Future Prospects
Author: Charles Cist
Publisher: Author
Printing Year: 1841

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce early history and guide to Cincinnati that includes appendix containing census statistics. The work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded engraved frontispiece and plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, with bumped corners and very light soiling. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 5" x 7.6" and contains 300 pages plus 88 pages of publisher's advertisements that include plates. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5163

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique Shakespeare works in decorative bindings with gilt embossing:

- The Merry Wives of Windsor by Edric Vredenburg - no date provided by Raphael Tuck & Sons (London) - illustrated by J. Finnemore & F.L. Emanuel. Frontispiece detached from spine.
- Shakespeare's Tragedy of Hamlet - no date provided by Hodder & Stoughton - illustrated by W.G. Simmonds.
- The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare - Dated 1910 by Frederick A. Stokes Company - illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
- The Merchant of Venice, as Produced at the Winter Garden Theatre of New York, January, 1867 by Edwin Booth - Dated 1867 by Edwin Booth - theater script.

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 5164

$175
Title: The Independent Corps of Cadets of Boston, Mass. at Fort Warren, Boston Harbor in 1862
Compiler: H. W. Gore
Publisher: Press of Rockwell and Churchill (Boston)
Printing Year: 1888 Limited Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in red leather with raised bands and bright gilt lettering to spine and gilt insignia to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce local military history from the Civil War period. This is copy number 39 of 100. The work is profusely illustrated with many photographs. The volume shows external age/wear, with rubbing to extremities and fraying to corners. Front hinge beginning to split from the bottom. Marbled endpapers and lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6.6" x 10" and contains 447 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5165

$80
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage ephemera relating to U.S. politics/government shown in the corresponding image. This material includes pamphlets, newspaper and magazine articles, banners, biographical stories, and campaign pamphlets relating to the subject. 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 5166

$28
This lot includes the miscellaneous art ephemera shown in the corresponding image. Included in this lot are prints, advertising illustrations (including one in linen for the New Orleans restaurant "Kolb's Tyroleans" with color images and captions in German), 1851 Gloucester newspaper, watercolor paintings and other works of (original) art. 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: $00.
Lot 5167

$20
This massive collectible stamp group 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 an album entitled "The Comprehensive World-Wide Stamp Album," containing stamps that are mostly from the post-war period. These stamps are from countries on all the continents. Various loose pages containing stamps, cancelled envelopes and philatelic awards have been laid in. The group contains hundreds of stamps, carefully collected and assembled. There are in addition several antique envelopes dating back to the 19th century.

Condition/Details: These stamps have been well preserved and are in near excellent condition. 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 5168

$12
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Picturesque Panama: The Panama Railroad, The Panama Canal by Jean Sadler Heald - Dated 1928 by Curt Teich & Company (Chicago)
- The Romance of Modern Invention by Archibald Williams - Dated 1907 by Seeley and Co. Limited (London) - "Twenty-Five Illustrations"
- The Rose Book: A Complete Guide for Amateur Rose Growers by H. H. Thomas - Dated 1916 by Cassell and Company, Limited - Photographs by H. Essenhigh Corke
- The Language of Flowers: An Alphabet of Floral Emblems - Dated 1857 by T. Nelson and Sons (London) - front board detached
- France at War: On the Frontier of Civilization by Rudyard Kipling - Dated 1915 by Doubleday, Page & Company
- The Works of Shakespeare by Mr. Theobald - Dated 1740 by H. Lintott et al. - Volume I only, lacks front board, rear board is detached. Illustrated
- The Religious Souvenir by Chauncey Colton - Dated 1836 by Key & Biddle (Philadelphia) - lacks spine, tissue-guarded plates

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 5169

$50
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera on Black Americana shown in the corresponding image. This material includes several copies of Little Black Sambo in several different formats and booklets, as well as a record and greeting cards relating to the subject. 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 5170

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on technology and railroad:

- The Globe Iron Roofing and Corrugating Company Inc. Catalogue H - Dated 1916 - wrappers, water markings to covers and bottom inside corners of text block. Bright illustrations unaffected
- "CD" Type Air Compressors for Locomotive Service - Dated 1950 by Westinghouse Air Brake Company (Wilmerding, PA) - Instruction Pamphlet No. 5002-5, wrappers
- Fitz Steel Overshoot Water Wheels - Dated 1928 by Fitz Water Wheel Co. (Hanover, PA) - wrappers, Bulletin No. 70
- Oil, Gas and Glass, Chemical Industries and Minerals in Kansas by Prof. G. P. Grimsley - Dated 1903 by Geo. A. Clark, State Printer - wrappers
- The Charles N. Hough Mfg. Company - No date provided by the Charles N. Hough Mfg. Company - wrappers, front and back covers show paper fragments from other material pasted on
- "Silkine" Art Thread - No date provided by the American Thread Company (Wilimantic, Connecticut) - book of samples showing strands of colored thread (mercerized cotton)
- Conquest! The Story of the Santa Fe and the Men Who Built It - No date provided by Santa Fe Railroad - illustrated pamphlet in envelope

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.
Lot 5171

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of illustrated antique children's titles:

- The Story of Hiawatha: Adapted From Longfellow by Clayton Edwards - Dated 1910 by Hampton Publishing Company - illustrated by M.L. Kirk.
- Quentin Durward by Sir Walter Scott - Dated 1923 by Charles Scribner's Sons - illustrated by C. Bosseron Chambers.
- A Wonder-Book For Boys and Girls by Nathaniel Hawthorne - Dated 1913 by Rand McNally & Company (Chicago) - illustrated by Milo Winter, gilt embossing. Frontispiece detached from spine.
- Ivanhoe: A Romance by Sir Walter Scott - Dated 1918 by Rand McNally & Company (Chicago) - illustrated by Milo Winter, gilt embossing.
- The Arabian Nights: Their Best-Known Tales by Kate Douglas Wiggin & Nora A. Smith - Dated 1919 by Charles Scribner's Sons - illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. Front board detaching from spine, front endpapers detached.
- A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens - no date provided by David McKay Company (Philadelphia) - dustjacket, illustrated by Harvey Dunn.
- Robin Hood by Henry Gilbert - Dated 1925 by Saalfield Publishing Co. (Chicago) - illustrated by Frances Brundage. Front board detached 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: $16.50. 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 5172

$50
Title: Make Up
Author: Virginia Vincent
Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co. (Racine, Wisconsin)
Printing Year: 1932

Condition/Details: Bound in original pictorial wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce guide to make-up application. The work contains many bright color illustrations. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. The number W612 appears on the rear cover. This unpaginated book measures approximately 7.75" x 10.75". 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 5173

$12
Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a unique collection of shorter works, assembled in a private binding. As was a popular pursuit of the day, an individual commissioned a bindery to create this unique collection, bound in a specific order and trimmed where needed to create a cohesive look to the volume. The included texts were most often originally published in wraps and were ensured a longer life through this process. This particular private binding volume contains several 19th-century magazines with steel plate engravings. The most significant text appearing in this collection is "A Cruise after and among the Cannibals" from "Harper's New Monthly Magazine" (No. XL, Sept. 1853, Vol. VII), also profusely illustrated with in-text engravings. The volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 7" 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 5174

$12
Title: First Book of Chemistry and Allied Sciences, Including an Outline of Agricultural Chemistry
Author: John A. Porter
Publisher: A. S. Barnes & Co.
Printing Year: 1866

Condition/Details: Bound in leather-backed spine with paper boards, this antique volume is a scarce popular work on chemistry intended for the instruction of young readers. This title is one of the "National Series of Standard School-Books." The information in provided using a question and answer format (with a total of 1330 inquiries and responses). John Addison Porter (1822 - 1866) was Professor of Organic Chemistry at Yale College and, together with William Kingsley, publisher of "The New Englander," as well as co-founder of the senior or secret society "Scroll and Key." The Yale University's annual prize for best work of scholarship in any field has been named after him. The work contains numerous in-text illustrations. The volume shows light external age/wear, with rubbed edges and corners that are bumped and frayed. The book is solidly bound with clean, marble-edged pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 1/4" and contains 202 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5175

$26
This shelf lot includes the group of estate books shown 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: $21.50.
Lot 5176

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on United States history:

- Trending into Maine by Kenneth Roberts - Dated 1938 by Little, Brown and Company - dustjacket, illustrations by N. C. Wyeth
- History of San Antonio and the Early Days of Texas by Robt. Strumberg - Dated 1920 by St. Joseph's Society - wrappers
- The Witch of Wall Street by Sparkes & Moore - Dated 1935 by Doubleday, Doran & Company - Illustrated
- The Strange Death of Franklin D. Roosevelt by Emanuel M. Josephson - Dated 1948 by Chedney Press - Stated first edition in dustjacket
- Roosevelt as the Poets Saw Him by Charles Hanson Towne - Dated 1923 by Charles Scribner's Sons

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 5177

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on world fairs with gilt embossing:

- Glimpses of the World's Fair: A Selection of Gems of the White City - Dated 1893 by Laird & Lee (Chicago) - oblong format.
- The Great Centennial Exhibition: Critically Described and Illustrated by Phillip T. Sandhurst et al. - Dated 1876 by P.W. Ziegler & Co. (Philadelphia)
- The Pan-American Exposition, Illustrated photographs by C.D. Arnold - Dated 1901 by C.D. Arnold (Buffalo) - oblong format.
- World's Fair, St. Louis 1904: Louisiana Purchase - Dated 1904 by Newcomb Publishing Co. - oblong format in wrappers. Spine slightly torn along top half.
- Grand Prize Paris Exposition 1889 - Dated 1889 by T.G. Hawkes & Company (Corning) - oblong format in wrappers. Spine slightly torn along bottom half, front cover slightly torn at bottom.
- The Masterpieces of the Centennial International Exhibition: Illustrated, Volume III by Joseph M. Wilson - Dated 1876 by Gebbie & Barrie (Philadelphia) - three-quarter leather binding with raised bands and gilt-edged pages.

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: $15.50. 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 5178

$70
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: Americana. This group contains postcards of signature events and figures of United States history and culture, as well as items with particularly American motifs and/or imagery. Among the items in this group are a postcard featuring a Jack Dempsey boxing match, two promoting "Falstaff" bottled beer, several representing famous ocean liners, including the Lusitania and the S. S. America, an image of the burning of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake, and a postcard of a Rochester (NY) sight-seeing automobile. Also being offered in this group is a brightly-colored red, white and blue ribbon commemorating the American Exposition held in Buffalo NY in 1901. This well-preserved work bears the name of Ejansen Patterson on the reverse side.
Year Range: 1895 - 1960
Number of cards in this group: 18

Condition/Details: These postcards include photographic content, Victorian lithograph finishes and other attractive design elements. The cards are in good condition 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 5179

$80
This lot includes the group of vintage sheet music relating to World War I shown in the corresponding image. This material includes themes such as Knights of Liberty, Tipperary Guards, National Anthems of Allies, marches, and propaganda. 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 5180

$55
Title: Tik-Tok of Oz
Author: L. Frank Baum
Publisher: Reilly & Lee Co.
Printing Year: c. 1935 in Scarce Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in dark green cloth with bright color pastedown to front cover, this volume is a scarce 1930s reprint of this Baum title originally published in 1914. The work is illustrated by John R. Neill with many black-and-white drawings. The volume shows very light external age/wear, with three small perforations to lower part of front gutter. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket is price clipped and has several tears along edges. Dustjacket is well preserved in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 7" x 9.25" and contains 272 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 5181

$60
This lot includes the antique scrapbooks shown in the corresponding image. These scrapbooks contain numerous 1910 newspaper clippings on aviator John J. Frisbie and his "aeroplane, The Rochester." There are articles on his trial flights, air shows, and record-making flights. A number of these clippings have photographs of the pilot and/in his plane. 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 5182

$40
Title: Taikoo
Author: Charles Drage
Publisher: Constable (London)
Printing Year: 1970 Inscribed

Condition/Details: Bound in dark blue cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce history of the opening up of China to western shipping companies, and of the China Navigation Company in particular. This book "recounts the little personal triumphs and tragedies of the company's employees as they lived their somewhat isolated but always colourful and frequently dramatic lives against a background of plague and cholera, civil tumult and foreign invasion, flood, fire, famine and earthquake." (dustjacket text). The work is illustrated with many photographs and area maps. Inscription on front endpaper reads: "For Betty Young / from / Charles Drage / 26 /X/74". This well-preserved volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Bright red, white and blue dustjacket is intact. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 320 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5183

$45
This lot includes the group of four antique autograph books shown in the corresponding image. Elaborately bound with embossed covers and containing (tissue-guarded) plates, 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 5184

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage guides on various regions of the United States:

- Descriptive and Illustrated Guide Book of the Famous Watkins Glen - Dated 1922 by Hope Souvenir Shop - wrappers
- Titans of Chasms: The Grand Canyon of Arizona - No date provided by Santa Fe - wrappers with pictorial covers, fold-out tissue map
- Thousand Islands Alexandria Bay, N.Y. -No date provided by Santway Photo-Craft Co. (Watertown, New York) - wrappers with color photographs
- Camp Weona - Dated 1937 by YMCA of Buffalo - pamphlet in envelope, included as well are brochures and promotional material
- Lake George by A. S. Hopkins - Dated 1938 by State of New York, Conservation Department - wrappers, Recreation Circular 6
- Adirondack Campsites by W. D. Mullholland - Dated 1938 by State of New York, Conservation Department - wrappers, Recreation Circular 3
- Map of Pennsylvania -Commonwealth Publishing Company - numerous folds of map are torn
- "Looking Up the Hudson River from West Point, N.Y." - No date provided by Hudson River Day Line - Hand-colored albertype postcard

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.
Lot 5185

$50
This shelf lot includes the group of vintage books by Arch Merrill shown 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: $19.50. 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 5186

$26
Title: The History of the Brigham Family: A Record of Several Thousand Descendants of Thomas Brigham the Emigrant, 1603 - 1653.
Author: W. I. Tyler Brigham
Publisher: Grafton Press, Genealogical Publishers
Printing Year: 1907

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce genealogical history of the Brigham family. The work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author and many plates. The volume shows light external age/wear. Hinges are cracked. Lightly age-toned pages are clean and unmarked. Page containing a colored family crest is laid in. The book measures approximately 6.5" x 9.5" and contains 636 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5187

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on New York State history with gilt embossing:

- Amos Richardson of Boston and Stonington by Rosell L. Richardson - Dated 1906 by Rosell L. Richardson (New York) - signed.
- A History of Ontario County, New York and Its People by Charles F. Milliken - Dated 1911 by Lewis Historical Publishing Co. (New York) - three-quarter leather binding with raised bands.
- History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West, 1614-1925, Volume III - Dated 1925 by S.J. Clarke Publishing Company (Chicago) - three-quarter leather binding with marble boards and raised bands.
- History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West, 1614-1925, Volume IV - Dated 1925 by S.J. Clarke Publishing Company (Chicago) - three-quarter leather binding with marble boards and raised bands.

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: $16.50. 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 5188

$35
This lot includes the group of vintage magazines from the t1930s and 40s shown in the corresponding image. Among the titles included in this group are: "Life," "Collier's," "Fort Ord Panorama," and "Commerce." Due to the high volume of printed 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. 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: $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 5189

$70
This lot includes the group of vintage sheet music by Eddie Cantor and Al Jolson shown in the corresponding image. This material includes titles such as Sonny Boy, Sinbad, Sawnee, Kid Millions, Bebe, and It Had to Be You. Due to the high volume of printed material 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 5190

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage literary titles:

- The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner by Daniel DeFoe - No date provided by A. L. Burt, Publisher - "With twenty-nine full-page illustrations by Gordon Browne and Ernest Griste and Five Original Colored Plates"
- The House of the Vampire by George Sylvester Vierreck - Dated 1907 by Moffat, Yard & Company
- The One Hoss Shay by Oliver Wendell Holmes - Dated 1892 by Houghton, Mifflin and Company - Suede binding, Illustrated by Howard Pyle
- Sara Crewe, or What Happened at Miss Minchin's by Frances Hodgson Burnett - Dated 1888 by Charles Scribner's Sons
- The Legend of the Silver Band: A Tale of Kentucky in the Eighties by Cotton Noe - Dated 1932 by John P. Morton & Company (Louisville, Kentucky) - Signed by author, dustjacket
- The Stem of the Crimson Dahlia by James Locke - Dated 1908 by Moffat, Yard & Company
- Skipped Stitches: Verses by Anna J. Granniss - Dated 1896 by Darling & Company, Book and Job Printers (Keene, N. H.)

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.
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