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Lot 5191

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage titles on animation and drawing:

- Skeezix at the Circus by Frank King - Dated 1926 by Reilly & Lee Co. (Chicago) - front board and endpapers detaching from spine.
- Rainy Day's Cicero and the Butterfly by Henry Moore Picken - Dated 1944 by Henry Moore Picken - spiral bound in dustjacket, which has small tears at top and bottom of spine, as well as 1" down from top center of rear cover.
- The King's Suits by Dr. Seuss - Dated 1939 by Random House - dustjacket.
- The Art of Walt Disney: From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms by Christopher Finch - Dated 1973 by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. - gilt embossing, wooden cut-out of Mickey stamped to front board.

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 5192

$75
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: World's Fairs (Chicago 1933, New York 1939, Panama-Pacific International Exposition - San Francisco, 1915, etc.)
Year Range: 1895 - 1939
Number of cards in this group: 60

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 5193

$20
This lot includes the magazine shown in the corresponding image. Entitled "Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus," this magazine and daily review is for the season of 1938. This profusely illustrated publication contains "outstanding feature articles and illustrations by eminent circus authorities." There are also numerous color advertisements of famous brand names such as "Wheaties" and "Coca-Cola." The magazine is in excellent condition with bright pictures and lightly age-toned pages. 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 5194

$200
Title: Piper's Pony: The Story of Patchwork
Author: Paul Brown
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1935 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in cloth-backed spine with pictorial boards, this vintage oblong volume is a scarce work of children's literature. The work is illustrated with many full-page drawings. The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners, light soiling to binding and rubbed edges. The book is solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. This unpaginated book measures approximately 11.25" x 8.75". 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 5195

$24
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage literary 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: $18.50.
Lot 5196

$10
This lot includes the group of five new old stock View-Master reels shown in the corresponding image. Themes presented are as follows: Petrified Forest and Painted Desert, Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs Area, Black Hills of South Dakota, Apollo Moon Landing, and Flying Smurf. 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 5197

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on world history with gilt embossing:

- England Illustrated: With Pen and Pencil by Samuel Manning & S.G. Green - no date provided by Hurst & Company - large-format book with gilt-edged pages.
- Queen Alexandra's Gift Book: Photographs From My Camera - Dated 1909 by Daily Telegraph (London) - leather-bound. Boards detaching from spine.
- The English Lakes by A. Heaton Cooper & William T. Palmer - Dated 1908 by Adam and Charles Black
- A History of England in the Eighteenth Century: Volume I by William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Dated 1882 by D. Appleton and Company
- A History of England in the Eighteenth Century: Volume II by William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Dated 1882 by D. Appleton and Company
- A History of England in the Eighteenth Century: Volume III by William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Dated 1882 by D. Appleton and Company
- The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians: Macedonians and Grecians, Volume I by Charles Rollin - Dated 1839 by George Long - raised bands.
- The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians: Macedonians and Grecians, Volume III by Charles Rollin - Dated 1839 by George Long - raised bands.
- The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians: Macedonians and Grecians, Volume IV by Charles Rollin - Dated 1839 by George Long - 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.
Lot 5198

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of Robert Louis Stevenson titles published by Charles Scribner's Sons and illustrated by N. C. Wyeth:

- The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses - Dated 1924 - Gift inscription in pen on half-title page, chewing marks to gutters
- Treasure Island - Dated 1927 - Gift inscription in pen on half-title page, chewing marks to gutters, back cover and 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: $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 5199

$80
This lot includes the group of vintage World War II sheet music shown in the corresponding image. This material includes themes such as Army, Marines, Hollywood, Pearl Harbor, Uncle Sam, and general motivational pieces. 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 5200

$80
Title: The World's Fair in Water Colors
Author: C. Graham
Publisher: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick (Springfield, Ohio)
Printing Year: 1893

Condition/Details: Bound in stiff blue folder with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce collection of bright color plates by noted artist Charles S. Graham (1852 - 1911) depicting the sights at the Columbian Exposition of 1893 held in Chicago. Graham held the title of official artist of the World's Columbian Exposition.

Laid in is a four-page pamphlet with an introduction and a listing of plates that contains a short description of each. Plates bear the following titles: Looking East in the Grand Court; At Night in the Grand Court; Interior of Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building; Cairo Street; Art Palace at Night; Old Vienna; Golden Entrance to Transportation Building; Old Liberty Bell; The Silver Statue, Montana Building; The Foreign Buildings; Moonlight on the Lagoon; Looking South from Wooded Island; The Ferris Wheel; Blarney Castle; A View from the Ferris Wheel; Interior of Electrical Building; State Buildings; The Midway Plaisance; La Rabida and the Caravels; The Viking Ship; Types of Midway; The Yerkes Telescope; The Irish Industrial Village. All plates listed are present.

The book bears the signature of Robert Frederic Metzdorf (1912-1975), University of Rochester alumnus, curator of the Rush Rhees Library Treasure Room, member of the English faculty, University trustee and a director of the Parke-Bernet Galleries. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound. This well-preserved folder measures approximately 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" . 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 5201

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of antique fairy tales:

- The Story of Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie - Dated 1926 by Charles E. Graham & Co. (Newark)
- The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang - Dated 1930 by John C. Winston Company (Chicago)
- The Story of Peter Pan by M.O. Munson - Dated 1921 by M. Leavens Co., Inc. (Rochester) - wrappers.
- The Peter-Pan Twins Stay at Home by S.E. Lowe - Dated 1923 by Whitman Publishing Co. (Racine) - boards detaching from spine.
- One Hundred Fairy Tales by Lois Donaldson - Dated 1937 by Whitman Publishing Company - large-format book.

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. 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 5202

$18
Title: A Girl of the Eighties: At College and at Home. From the Family Letters of Charlotte Howard Conant and from Other Records
Authors: Martha Pike Conant et al.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Printing Year: 1931

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with spine label, this antique volume is a scarce epistolary biography. "The story is that of Charlotte Howard Conant, who was born in the town of Greenfield during the Civil War, grew up in an old-fashioned New England home, and became one of the best known head-mistresses in the country." Conant co-founded the Walnut Hill School for girls, in Natick. The work contains tissue-guarded photogravure frontispiece and plates. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Intact dustjacket shows light soiling and has small tears to edges. The book measures approximately 6.75" x 9.75" and contains 262 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5203

$60
This vintage stamp album 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 unused stamps and envelopes with printed postage. All of the postage in this lot is usable, face value totals approximately $500.00.  Included in this group are a large number of United States plate blocks, with a great variety of themes, that date between 1962 and 1973. 

Condition/Details: These items were well cared for and are in pleasing condition, with light 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 5204

$90
Title: Mitchell's Modern Atlas: A Series of Forty-Four Copperplate Maps, Compiled from the Great Atlases of Johnston, Kiepert, the Geographical Institute of Weimar, from the United States Coast Survey, the Surveys of the War Department and of the Several States, and from Other Reliable Authorities, Drawn and Engraved Expressly To Illustrate Mitchell's New School Geography
Publisher: E. H. Butler & Co. (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1865

Condition/Details: Bound in illustrated paper boards, this antique volume is a scarce nineteenth-century atlas. The work is profusely illustrated with bright hand-colored maps, including several in double-page format. The volume shows external age/wear, with taping to spine and rubbing to boards and edges. Pages are clean and unmarked. The book measures approximately 9 3/4" x " and contains 24 pages of statistics and index. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5205

$24
This lot includes the group of antique ephemera relating to 19th-century world's fairs shown in the corresponding image. This material includes several issues of "The Magic City," a photographic catalogue of the fair. Also in this lot are many issues of Halligan's Illustrated catalogues of the fair, covering such events as the Columbian Exposition and the Chicago World's Fair. 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: $22.50. 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 5206

$10
Title: The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series
Editors: Edward R. Foreman et al.
Publisher: Rochester Historical Society
Printing Years: 1923 - 1930
Number of Volumes: 7

Notes: The following volumes are included in this group: II, IV - IX. Volumes are illustrated.. The books are solidly bound in brown 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: $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 5207

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of antique poetic titles with gilt embossing:

- The East Leaf Poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes - Dated 1895 by Houghton, Mifflin & Co. (Cambridge)
- Sonnets From the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Dated 1904 by H.M. Caldwell Co. (Boston) - slipcase, stated limited edition of 1000 copies.
- A Treasure Chest of Memories by Joe Mitchell Chapple - Dated 1936 by Grosset & Dunlap, Inc.
- Riley Roses by James Whitcomb Riley - Dated 1909 by Bobbs-Merrill Company (Indianapolis) - illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy.

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 5208

$40
This lot includes the antique United States newspapers and magazines from the nineteenth century shown in the corresponding image. Among the titles included in this lot are issues of the New York Tribune; The New World; Neighbor's Home Mail; The Ladies' World; Grand Army Record of Boston; The Calendar of Hartford, Connecticut; Atlas Argus of Albany, New York; The Eastman Journal of Practical Education of Poughkeepsie, New York. 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 5209

$60
This lot includes the group of well-preserved antique sheet music shown in the corresponding image. This material was published by E.T. Paul and features bright color illustrations, many pieces in plastic covers. This lot includes themes such as the United Nations, Ben Hur, Circus, Masquerade, Space Exploration, and Ancient Rome. 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 5210

$40
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage auto-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes road atlases, owner's manuals, calendars, and pamphlets for companies such as Plymouth, De Soto, Chevrolet, Goodrich, Chrysler, Cadillac, and Nash. 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 5211

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of antique literary titles with gilt embossing:

- Letters to Lithopolis by O. Henry - Dated 1922 by Doubleday, Page & Company (Garden City) - stated limited edition no. 84 of 427.
- The American Claimant by Mark Twain - Dated 1892 by Charles L. Webster & Co.
- The Nurnberg Stove by Louisa de la Rame - Dated 1893 by Joseph Knight Company (Boston)
- Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley - Dated 1893 by Funk & Wagnalls Company (London)
- Our Home and Country by W.L. Taylor - Dated 1908 by Moffat, Yard & 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: $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 5212

$12
This lot includes the vintage and antique auto ephemera shown in the corresponding image. Included in this group are a Tydol gasoline ad, calendars, ads, magazines, and a portfolio entitled "Antique Automobile Parade" by M. L. Young. 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: $7.50.
Lot 5213

$325
This lot includes the pair of books shown in the corresponding image. This group contains privately-bound volumes with sheet music from between 1847 and 1875. Among the titles included in these books are "Forster's Melodies," "Sad News from Home," "Poor Old Slave," "Massa's in de Cold Ground," "Ossian's Serenade," "Matinee des Oiseaux," "Gen. Garfield's Grand March," "Lincoln's Funeral March," and "Chicago Quickstep." To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces of sheet music are remarkably well preserved, with elegantly-decorated/illustrated title pages. Boards of one of the volumes are detaching, some pages show marginal foxing. 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 5214

$10
Title: Good Cheer
Publisher: Berger Publishing Company (Buffalo, NY)
Printing Year: 1907

Condition/Details: Bound in pictorial paste-down boards, this antique volume is a scarce collection of lyrical passages, with quotations from authors such as Ruskin, Riley, Pope and Longfellow. This particular volume seems to be part of a display copy, as the illustrated boards of other five series titles are attached to this book in accordion fashion. The work contains black-and-white in-text illustrations and a number of bright color plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, with minor soiling to covers. The work is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 6.5" and contains several unnumbered 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 5215

$20
This shelf lot includes the group of art 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: $18.50.
Lot 5216

$12
This lot includes the pair of interesting cancels shown in the corresponding image. Both postcards are dated 1876 (March 20th and 22nd) and were posted in Elyria, Ohio and sent to a Cleveland address. 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 5217

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

- Wonder Book for Girls and Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne - Dated 1893 by Houghton Mifflin & Company
- While the Heart Beats Young by James Whitcomb Riley - Dated 1906 by Bobbs-Merrill Company - gilt embossing.
- Number Three Joy Street: A Medley of Prose and Verse for Boys and Girls by Walter De la Mare et al. - Dated 1925 by D. Appleton and Company
- Chatterbox - no date provided by Cupples & Leon Company - gilt embossing.
- Stories for Little Men and Women by John Martin - Dated 1929 by Platt & Munk Co., Inc. - spine slightly torn near top.
- Funnybone Alley by Alfred Kreymborg - Dated 1927 by Macaulay Company - 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: $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 5218

$32
Title: Little Black Sambo
Author: Helen Bannerman
Publisher: Harter Publishing Company (Cleveland, Ohio)
Printing Year: 1931

Condition/Details: Bound in original pictorial wrappers, this antique folio is a scarce work of story book featuring an African-American boy as a protagonist. The work contains 8 full-page color illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat. The volume shows light external age/wear, with small creases to covers. The book is solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. Illustrations show brightly. The book measures approximately 9 1/4" x 13" and contains 14 unnumbered 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 5219

$175
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music shown in the corresponding image. This material features presidential/patriotic themes, including subjects such as Old Glory, Teddy Roosevelt, Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, and William McKinley. 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 5220

$10
Title: The Old Home
Author: Weston Jenkins
Publisher: New Jersey School for Deaf-Mutes
Printing Year: 1894

Condition/Details: Bound in original wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce genealogical history of the Jenkins family of Falmouth, Massachusetts, covering the period 1660 - 1894. The volume shows external age/wear, with front cover detached. Text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 7" x 10.6" and contains 56 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5221

$45
This lot includes the vintage and antique children's ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This lot contains a number of books, booklets, cut-out figures, a "Doll-Town Cut-Out-Book," an illustrated rag book entitled "Baby's Object Book," and illustrated children's books in wrappers with covers cut to reflect shapes of animals. 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: $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 5222

$28
Title: Match Games Played Between Mr. James Wyllie, of Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland, Champion Draught Player of the World; and Mr. Robt. Martins, of Douglas Lanarkshire, Scotland, Ex-Champion
Publisher: James Wyllie
Printing Year: circa 1872

Condition/Details: Bound in original wrappers, this antique pamphlet is a scarce account of a set of draughts. Included are the rules ("Standard Laws") and terms ("The Articles of Agreement") agreed to for these matches, as well as tables that document the move-by-move development of these encounters. The work is illustrated with reproductions of the board with its pieces. The volume shows light external age/wear, with chipping to upper left-hand corner of front cover and tear along the lower portion of spine. The binding is somewhat shaken. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 5 1/4" and contains 24 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 5223

$75
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Rochester, NY history:

- Stories of Rochester by M. Frances Logan - Dated 1921 by Department of Public Instruction
- Our Dam Against the Red Tide by L.R. Blanchard - Dated 1948 by Gannett Newspapers
- Rochester in Song and Verse, with Other Rhymes by Thomas Thackeray Swinburne - Dated 1924 by Thomas T. Swinburne - gilt embossing.
- The Flower City Cook Book edited by Mrs. Henry Leiter & Sara Vanbergh - Dated 1925 by Berith Kodesh Sisterhood
- Notable Men of Rochester and Vicinity, XIX and XX Centuries edited by George C. Bragdon - Dated 1902 by Dwight J. Stoddard - gilt embossing, gilt-edged pages and raised bands.
- Blue Book: Police Department of Rochester, New York With Complete Biographical Sketches of Each Member edited by John Milton Ballard - Dated 1911 by Rochester Police Department - 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: $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 5224

$16
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: New York State/Rochester. Images of cities, towns, landmarks and historical sites in the state of New York with a substantial portion of this group dedicated to the city of Rochester and surrounding areas. There are 11 leather postcards in this group as well as a collection of views of New York designed by Rachael Robinson Elmer in original envelope.
Year Range: 1895 - 1950
Approximate number of cards in this group: 150

Condition/Details: These postcards include photographic content, Victorian lithograph finishes and other attractive design elements. The cards are generally in a well-preserved state 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 5225

$125
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera on artwork and illustrations shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a large number of architectural and interior designs, fashion plates, Victorian lithographs, children's book illustrations, and scenic paintings. 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: $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 5226

$26
Title: Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Establishment of the Seat of Government in the District of Columbia
Compiler: William V. Cox
Publisher: Government Printing Office (Washington, D. C.)
Printing Year: 1901

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce documentation of the preparation and staging of the centennial celebration of the establishment of government in Washington D. C. The work is illustrated with 39 plates and fold-out maps. This well-preserved volume shows light external age/wear, with bumped corners, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 9.75" x 12" and contains 343 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5227

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of antique children's titles by Kate Greenaway:

- Marigold Garden - no date provided by Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd. (London)
- A Apple Pie - no date provided by Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd. - oblong format.
- Under the Window: Pictures and Rhymes for Children - no date provided by Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd.

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: $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 5228

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

- Collier's Photographic History of the European War by Reynolds & Taylor - Dated 1918 by P. F. Collier & Son, Publishers - large oblong volume, profusely illustrated
- Venetia and Northern Italy Being the Story of Venice, Lombardy & Emilia by Cecil Headlam - Dated 1908 by J. M. Dent & Co. (London) - Color plates by Gordon Home
- The Practical Book of Interior Decoration by Harold Donaldson Eberlein et al. - Dated 1919 by J. B. Lippincott Company - 7 plates in color, 283 in doubletone, and a chart
- Brief for Plaintiff Bacon vs. Shakespeare by Edwin Reed - Dated 1892 by De Vinne Press - Signed, ex-library
- Pictorial Atlas of the World -No date provided by Cincinnati Commercial Tribune - Profusely illustrated with engravings and rightly colored maps. Significant exterior age/wear, with rear board detached and loss of material to binding

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.
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