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Lot 5229

$175
This lot includes the group of antique ephemera relating to world's fairs shown in the corresponding image. This material includes antique memorabilia of fairs from cities such as Paris, New Orleans, Buffalo, Omaha, and San Francisco. Also present in this lot are playing cards and fair silk featuring President Grover Cleveland. 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: $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 5230

$60
Title: The 1945 Esquire Varga Calendar
Publisher: Esquire Inc.
Printing Year: 1944

Condition/Details: This is a spiral bound calendar with color illustrations by Alberto Varga of young women in various poses. Lyrical captions are by Phil Stack. Calendar is complete, with one "pin-up girl" per page, and the original cardboard at the back of magazine The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound. Toning appears in the bottom right-hand corner of the first six months. The calendar measures approximately 12 x 8-1/2 inches. The envelope measures approximately 12-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches. Envelope is intact, with staining and wear to edges. 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 5231

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on New York State history:

- A History of New York State From the First Discovery of the Country to the Present Time by F.S. Eastman - Dated 1828 by E. Bliss - spine detaching from textblock.
- History of the State of New York, Political and Governmental by Willis Fletcher Johnson - Dated 1922 by Syracuse Press, Inc. - two volume set. Stated autographed limited edition no. 1969
- History of the State of New York, Political and Governmental: National Party Histories by Willis Fletcher Johnson et al. - Dated 1922 by Syracuse Press, Inc.
- The Documentary History of the State of New York by Christopher Morgan - Dated 1851 by Charles Van Benthuysen (Albany) - 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 5232

$16
Title: Neal Family
Compiler: Emma E. (Neal) Brigham
Publisher: Uncredited
Printing Year: 1938

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce genealogy of the Neal family of New England. The work is illustrated with photographs. The volume shows external age/wear, with moisture markings to covers. Previous owner's gift inscription appears on front endpaper. The book is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6.6" x 9" and contains 378 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5233

$55
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 includes the great collection of United Nations stamps shown in the corresponding image. These stamps appear in well-preserved special albums ("Scott's Special Album for United Nations Stamps," 1966 and 1969), on envelopes, and in groups or individually in packets. There are both cancelled and unused stamps, including rare plate blocks and envelopes. The group contains hundreds of stamps, carefully collected and assembled. 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 5234

$110
Title: On the Cultivation of Flax; The Fattening of Cattle with Native Produce; Box-Feeding; and Summer-Grazing
Author: John Warnes
Publisher: W. Clowes and Sons (London)
Printing Year: 1846 Inscribed

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands, marbled boards and bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce plantation book. The work is illustrated with many in-text and several full-page engravings and plans of various buildings. The inscription at the top of title page reads: "The Rev. Francis Cunningham with / the Author's very sincere respects." The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners, rubbed edges and chipping to the head of the spine. The book is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages with marbled edges. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 321 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5235

$24
This shelf lot includes the group of art and crafts 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: $16.50.
Lot 5236

$16
Title: Laddie: A True Blue Story
Author: Gene Stratton-Porter
Publisher: Doubleday Page & Company
Printing Year: 1913

Condition/Details: Bound in suede with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce work of fiction by Gene Stratton-Porter. The work is illustrated with color plates by Herman Pfeifer. The volume shows light external age/wear. Fly-leaf, frontispiece and title page are detached and laid in. Pages are clean and unmarked. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8" and contains 602 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 5237

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique Victorian lithographs:

- Echoes From Storyland - no date provided by McLoughlin Brothers
- From Noah's Arc - no date provided by Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd. (London) - oblong format.
- Mother Goose's ABC Book - Dated 1896 by Donohue, Henneberry & Co. (Chicago) - front endpaper detached.
- Sunshine at Home - Dated 1884 by Cassell & Company, Limited (London)
- Our Animal Friends in Picture and Story by Stanley Berkeley et al. - Dated 1896 by Grand Union Tea Company
- Chatterbox Zoo by Harrison Weir et al. - Dated 1894 by Estes and Lauriat (Boston)
- Only for Very Good Children - no date provided by Sunshine Publishing Company (Philadelphia) - 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: $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 5238

$150
Title: The Science and Art of Surgery: Being A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases, and Operations
Author: John Erichsen
Publisher: Blanchard and Lea (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1860

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce early American edition of this classic medical work, improved from the second enlarged and carefully revised London edition. The work is illustrated with "four hundred and seventeen engravings on wood." The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners, rubbing and scuffing to covers, and chipping to upper and lower portions of gutters and spine. Hinges are weak. Age-toned pages are clean and unmarked. Former owner's signature and date appear on front endpaper. Sheets of paper containing notes and a letter of recommendation have been pasted to blank pages at front and rear of text block. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 996 pages plus 32 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5239

$24
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera relating to Rochester, NY shown in the corresponding image. This material includes calendars, art books, commerce reports, scrapbooks, newspaper articles, and horse racing programs. 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 5240

$325
Title: The Wishing Horse of Oz
Author: Ruth Plumly Thompson
Publisher: Reilly & Lee Co.
Printing Year: 1935

Condition/Details: Bound in purple 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 a color frontispiece, 11 color plates and many black-and-white illustrations. This was the final Oz title issued by Reilly & Lee containing color plates. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket is intact and shows purchase price of $1.50 on front flap. The list of 28 titles on back flap ends with "The Wishing Horse of Oz." Dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 7" x 9.25" and contains 298 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 5241

$110
This lot includes the pair of scrapbooks shown in the corresponding image. This group contains antique and vintage ephemera such as a number of 19th-century commercial announcements and invoices with illustrated letterhead; a Civil-War era municipal bond; vintage magazines, coupons, illustrations, lithographs depicting Native Americans and a Civil War scene, and publicity photos (including a signed Pat Boone photo). In addition, there is a silk ribbon of the Second Annual Reunion of the Wayne County Veteran Sailors & Soldiers' Association, 1883. 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 5242

$22
Title: Religious Emblems: Being a Series of Emblematic Engravings with Written Explanations, Miscellaneous Observations, and Religious Reflections, Designed To Illustrate Divine Truth in Accordance with the Cardinal Principles of Christianity
Authors: William Holmes & John W. Barber
Publisher: J. H. Bradley (New Haven, Connecticut)
Printing Year: 1851

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped red cloth with gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce theological work that brings together two volumes in one. It is illustrated with bright hand-colored engraved frontispiece and half-title in the first volume and an engraved frontispiece in the second, with engraved vignettes throughout . The volume shows significant external age/wear, with soiling and rubbing to covers, fraying to corners and edges, and chipping to spine. Rear hinge is cracked. Age-toned pages show foxing throughout. Occasional damp stains appear at the margins. The book measures approximately 4 3/4" x 7 1/2" and contains 159 / 159 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5243

$75
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on U.S. history:

- History of the Discovery of America, of the Landing of our Forefathers, at Plymouth, and of Their Most Remarkable Engagements with the Indians, in New-England, From Their First Landing in 1620, Until the Final Subjugation of the Natives in 1679 by Henry Trumbull - Dated c1815 by Stephen Sewell (Boston) - rear board detaching from spine, front endpaper detached.
- History of the War of the Independence of the United States of America: Volume I by George Alexander Otis - Dated 1826 by Harrison Gray (Boston) - front board detaching from spine.
- The Indian Races of North and South America by Charles de Wolf Brownell - Dated 1857 by American Subscription House - gilt embossing. Front board and endpapers detached from spine, which is missing cover.
- The History of the Civil War in the United States: Its Cause, Origin, Progress and Conclusion by Samuel M. Schmucker - Dated 1865 by Jones Brothers & Co. (Philadelphia) / Zeigler, McCurdy & Co. (Chicago) - cats paw design on inside of front and rear boards, which are detaching from spine. Spine cover is missing.

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 5244

$40
This shelf lot includes the group of 11 Nancy Drew Mystery Stories by Carolyn Keene shown in the corresponding image. All these books have intact dustjackets (only one dustjacket shows clipping to the upper corner of front flap). Some jackets show wear and tearing to extremities. 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 5245

$140
This lot includes the group of vintage Fortune Magazines shown in the corresponding image. This material includes all twelve issues of 1934, including two May issues, and two of November. Also in this lot are issues from April 1932, January 1933, May 1933, April 1935, February 1937, and July 1939. 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 5246

$110
This lot features a bound early magazine compilation. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in a single hard-cover volume. The compilation featured in this lot contains the following issues:

Title:
Godey's Lady's Book
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: January through December 1863
Volume Number: LXVI

Notes: Bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a lavishly illustrated ladies' fashion magazine from the time of the American Civil War. It is lavishly illustrated with fold-out hand-colored fashion plates that show quite beautifully. There are as well numerous full-page and in-text engravings. This volume shows external wear/age, with cracking along gutters, scuffing and rubbing to corners and edges. Front hinge has taping and back hinge is weak. Text block is intact with lightly age-toned pages. The volume measures 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and has 594 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $5.50.

Lot 5247

$110
This lot includes the ephemera shown in the corresponding image. Included are antique photos, stereoviews, prints, artwork, engravings, nautical material, etc. 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: $12.50.
Lot 5248

$100
Title: Life of the Virgin Mary, Mother of God; with the History of the Devotion to Her. Completed by the Traditions of the East, The Writings of the Fathers, and the Private History of the Jews / Meditations on the Litany of the Blessed Virgin / The Admirable Life of the Glorious Patriarch Saint Joseph
Author: Abbe Orsini / Abbe Edouard Barthe / Abbe J. A. Boullan
Publisher: D. & J. Sadlier & Co.
Printing Year: 1864

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce collection of three theological texts, all translated from the French. The work is illustrated with a colored lithograph of the Virgin Mary and many tissue-guarded steel engravings. Family record section contains genealogical details about the Gilbert family of Westchester, New York. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with unmarked, age-toned pages with gilt edges. The book measures approximately 9" x 11.5" and contains 311 / 192 / 133 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5249

$80
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music shown in the corresponding image. This material features Native American themes, highlighting tribes such as Navajo, Topeka, Wigwaw, and the story of Hiawatha. 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 5250

$1450
Title: All the Sad Young Men
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1926 First printing in rare dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in dark green cloth with bright gilt titles to spine, this antique volume is a scarce first of the American author's third collection of short stories. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Intact dustjacket is in mylar cover. Dustjacket shows minor chipping at corners and along edges. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" and contains 267 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5251

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on U.S. military and general history with gilt embossing:

- The First Battle: A Story of the Campaign of 1896 by William J. Bryan - Dated 1896 by W.B. Conkey Company (Chicago)
- Life and Services of Gen. John A. Logan as Soldier and Statesman by George Francis Dawson - Dated 1887 by Belford, Clarke & Company (Chicago)
- Life and Glorious Deeds of Admiral Dewey by Joseph L. Stickney - Dated 1899 by Imperial Publishing Company (Chicago) - half-leather binding.
- Deeds of Valor: How America's Heroes Won the Medal of Honor by Walter F. Beyer & Oscar F. Keydel - Dated 1901 by Perrien-Keydel Company (Detroit)

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 5252

$30
Title: Montgomery Ward Catalogue Number 103
Publisher: Montgomery Ward & Co. (Baltimore)
Printing Year: 1925

Condition/Details: Bound in original pictorial wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce mail order catalogue of the well-known department store. The work is profusely illustrated with pictures of articles from the 86 departments in the store (several pages are in color). The volume shows external age/wear. It lacks back cover, bottom right-hand corner has been torn off, and front cover, spine and last page have chipping along extremities. Final pages show tearing to upper left-hand corner. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 9" x 13" and contains 696 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 5253

$75
This shelf lot includes the group of antique books on U.S. history 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: $22.50.
Lot 5254

$10
This lot includes the antique map shown in the corresponding image. This linen-backed map published by Imprimerie Berger-Levrault (Nancy) bears the title caption "Nord-Est de la France, Alsace et Belgique" and depicts the lines of the Western Front during the final months of the war. The map measures 32" x 38". 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 5255

$24
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: $22.50.
Lot 5256

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Dated 1966 by Edizione d'Arte "Felix" / International Book Society / Time Life - folio in slipcase, plates by Gustave Dore. Introduction by Anthony Burgess
- The Bennington Museum by Richard Carter Barrett - Dated 1971 by Bennington Museum Inc. - spiral-bound wrappers
- Landmarks for Christian Scientists from Bow to Boston by Richard Southall Grant - Dated 1934 by Rand Avery Company (Boston) - Stated first edition, no. 456
- Sturtevant's Notes on Edible Plants by U. P. Hedrick - Dated 1919 by J. B. Lyon Company (Albany)

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 5257

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage readers:

- Dick and Jane by Elson Gray - Dated 1936 by Scott, Foresman and Comnpany - wrappers showing wear. Spine is missing 2" up from bottom, with extending wear to both covers in this area.
- More Dick and Jane Stories by Elson Gray - Dated 1934 by Scott, Foresman and Company - wrappers.
- The Sunbonnet Babies' Primer by Eulalie Osgood Grover - Dated 1902 by Rand, McNally & Company
- The Poppy Seed Cakes by Margery Clark - Dated 1930 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. (Garden City)

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 5258

$12
This lot includes the antique map of the state of New York shown in the corresponding image. Published in 1902 by the National Publishing Company, this brightly colored map is intended to serve as railroad, post office, township and county map. Travel distances between the principal cities of the state are provided, as are the population figures from the latest census. Folded out the map measures 46" x 41". Original boards accompany map. 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 5259

$85
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage sheet music shown in the corresponding image. This material features a transportation theme, with subjects such as automobiles, airplanes, trains, and ships. 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 5260

$60
This shelf lot includes the dozens of auction catalogues and journals shown in the corresponding image. These issues cover a broad range of subjects: photography, science, instruments, music, books on books, etc. Among auction houses represented are Sotheby's, Christie's and Rittenhouse. 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: $800.
Lot 5261

$25
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 a number of titles such as "The American Album for United States Stamps" (Scott Publications, 1944), "Rare Stamps" by L. N. M. Williams (Putnam's, 1967), "Great Jews in Stamps" by Arieh Lindenbaum (Sabra Books, 1970), several issues of Philatelic Judaica Journal and several other booklets and pamphlets. There are many individual and grouped stamps that span the length of the twentieth century.

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 5262

$60
Title: At the Pole with Cook and Peary: A Pictorial Record of the Most Important and Sensational Geographical Discovery of Recent Times
Publisher: L. H. Nelson Company (Portland, Maine)
Printing Year: 1909

Condition/Details: Bound in original green pictorial wrappers, this antique oblong volume is a scarce illustrated account of the Frederick Albert Cook and Robert Peary explorations of the North Pole in 1908 and 1909. The work contains many photographs and a map. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. This unpaginated book measures approximately 10" x 8". 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 5263

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

- Players and Plays of the Last Quarter Century by Lewis C. Strang - Dated 1903 by L.C. Page & Company (Boston) - Volume I: The Theatre of Yesterday; Volume II: The Theatre of To-Day. Complete two volume set.
- Music of the Wild by Gene Stratton-Porter - Dated 1911 by Doubleday, Page and Company (Garden City)
- An Argosy of Fables by Frederic Taber Cooper - Dated 1921 by Frederick A. Stokes Company
- The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens - no date provided by Hodder and Stoughton

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 5264

$14
Title: Three Lectures of the Early History of the Town of Falmouth Covering the Time from Its Settlement to 1812.
Author: Charles W. Jenkins
Publisher: L. F. Clarke, Steam Printer (Falmouth, Massachusetts)
Printing Year: 1889

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped blue cloth with gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce early local history of a New England town. The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners, frayed spine head and foot, and small dampstains to upper portions of covers. The book is solidly bound with unmarked, age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 8" and contains 113 pages plus 11 pages of index. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5265

$50
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera on the New York World's Fair shown in the corresponding image. This material includes several newspaper magazine editions regarding the fair, most notably of the New York Times. Also present in this lot are exhibition catalogues and performance programs. 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 5266

$12
Title: Words of the Faith: In the Words of the Folks
Author: Gavin Morton Walker
Publisher: Tribune Publishing Company (Meadville, Pennsylvania)
Printing Year: 1921 Inscribed

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth, this antique volume is a scarce theological work. The work is illustrated with a portrait of the author and a picture of the First Baptist Church, Meadville, Pennsylvania. The free front endpaper bears the statement "Gift of the author." The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 5" x 7 1/2" and contains 193 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

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