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Lot 5305

$40
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera on the 1939 New York World's Fair shown in the corresponding image. This material includes postcards, brochures, maps, newspaper and magazine articles, and guide books relating to the 1939 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: $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 5306

$22
Title: Centennial History of Rochester, New York
Editor: Edward R. Foreman
Publisher: Rochester Historical Society
Printing Year: 1931
Number of Volumes: Complete 4 volume set

Notes: Bound in red cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce history of the city of Rochester. The work contains frontispiece plates, in-text drawings, photographs and maps. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6.5" x 9.5". 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 5307

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of antique & vintage African-American literature:

- Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings by Joel Chandler Harris - Dated 1911 by D. Appleton and Company - gilt embossing.
- Welcum Hinges by Bernard Robb - Dated 1942 by E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc. - stated first edition.
- De Namin' ob de Twins, and Other Sketches From the Cotton Land by Mary Fairfax Childs - Dated 1908 by J.W. Burke Company (Macon) - gilt embossing.
- Uncle Tom's Cabin; Pigs and Piggies by Harriet Beecher Stowe; Frances Trego Montgomery - no date provided by Barse & Hopkins

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 5308

$18
This lot includes the album of excised ornithological color plates shown in the corresponding image. These drawings are by J. W. Wood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, et al. Among the birds represented are Hornbills, Horned Pheasants, Great Blue Heron, Snowy Owl, Duck Hawk, Hungarian Partridge, Great Northern Shrike, 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: $4.50.
Lot 5309

$55
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage ephemera on commercial advertisement shown in the corresponding image. This material features pamphlets, blotters, and lithographs advertising such things as fashion, automobiles, electrician services, perfume, and literature. 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 5310

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image. These book(let)s offer views and maps of Rochester, New York, as well as of Utica and Niagara. 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 5311

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

- Pleiades Club Year Book - Dated 1910 by Pleiades Club - stated limited edition no. 169 of 600. Half-suede binding with gilt-edged pages. Rear board detaching from spine, which is missing most of cover.
- An Alphabet of History by Wilbur D. Nesbit - Dated 1905 by Paul Elder and Company (San Francisco) - spine missing, front board detaching. Crayon drawing on rear board.
- Dolly Madison's Surprise by Peter Wells - Dated 1946 by John C. Winston Company (Philadelphia) - stated first edition.
- Mutt and Jeff Cartoons by Bud Fisher - Dated 1919 by Cupples & Leon Company - spine missing, front board and title page detached.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $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 5312

$40
Title: Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt
Editor: Colonel Wilson
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Printing Year: 1883 Volume II

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce pictorial history of the Middle East. The work contains many in-text and full-page illustrations, including numerous tissue-guarded engraved plates. The volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages with marbled endpapers and gilt edges. The book measures approximately 10.25" x 13" and contains 476 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 5313

$25
This lot includes the vintage playing cards shown in the corresponding image. These cards are brightly illustrated and have a great variety of thematic illustrations (Pin-Ups, Native American, Sports, Dogs, Foreign Lands, Scenic Landscapes, etc.). 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. 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 5314

$24
Title: Les chevaliers du cygne, ou la cour de Charlemagne
Author: Madame de Genlis
Publisher: Graisberry & Campbell (Dublin)
Printing Year: 1796 Volumes I and II

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with bright gilt lettering and decoration to spine, this fine antique set is a scarce historical and educational novel, written by French writer Stéphanie Félicité Ducrest de St-Aubin, comtesse de Genlis (1746 - 1830). Published outside of France during the author's years as an "émigrée" of the French Revolution, the work is based on a romance of chivalry from the days of Charlemagne. The volumes show external age/wear, with cracking along gutters of first volume. The books are solidly bound with age-toned pages (final pages of first volume show damp stains to inside margins), measure approximately 4 1/4" x 7" and contains 348 / 347 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5315

$40
This shelf lot includes the group of antique U.S. history 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 5316

$90
This lot includes the group of books and ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This group includes the following issues of Ayn Rand's "The Objectivist": Volume 7, Number 12; Volume 8 Numbers 1- 5. Included as well are 8 issues of the "Congressional Globe" from 1842, 8 issues of "Nature: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science" from 1886, 19 issues of "Scientific American" from the nineteenth and early twentieth-century. In addition, there is a 1933 stockholder's prospectus issued by Blyth & Co., Inc. 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 material in our shelf lots, it is generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older material is more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50.
Lot 5317

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

- An Engine's Story by Helen S. Read - Dated 1928 by Charles Scribner's Sons - oblong format.
- The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper - Dated 1930 by Platt & Munk Co., Inc.
- Claws of the Thunderbird: A Tale of Three Lost Indians by Holling Clancy Holling - Dated 1928 by P.F. Volland Company - gilt embossing.
- The All About Story Book by John B. Gruelle et al. - Dated 1929 by Cupples & Leon Co.
- Rhymes About Ourselves by Marchette Gaylord Chute - Dated 1932 by Macmillan Company
- A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson - Dated 1929 by Platt and Munk Co., Inc. - 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: $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 5318

$45
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 in the main a number of issues of the magazine "The New World," including one of the first studies to appear in the United States on the hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt. This text by George R. Gliddon appears in the April 1843 issue with numerous in-text illustrations. The individual titles included in this volume are:
  • Speech of William Cost Johnson, of Maryland on the Bill Imposing Additional Duties, as Depositaries in Certain Cases, on Public Offices - Dated c. 1837, uncredited publisher
  • Debates in the Senate on the Report of the Committee on the Condition and Management of the Affairs of the General Post Office - Dated c. 1834, uncredited publisher
  • The New World by J. Winchester - Dated 1843 by J. Winchester - January - April 1843 issues
  • Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Dated 1843 by J. Winchester - March 1843 issue
  • Brother Jonathan - Dated 1843 by Wilson & Company, Publishers - Number XXIII
  • An Act Concerning, and Prescribing Their Jurisdiction in Civil Suits, and For Other Purposes - Dated March 10, 1847 by Senate and Assembly of New York - No. 210
This three-quarter leather volume with marbled boards shows significant external age/wear, with peeling of leather to spine, bumped corners and frayed edges. The spine is beginning to split at several points. Age-toned pages show light foxing and occasional dampstaining. The book measures approximately 8" x 11 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 5319

$140
This lot includes the large group of antique and vintage ephemera on Hollywood celebrities shown in the corresponding image. This material includes sheet music, screenplays, newspaper and magazine articles, and advertisements 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: $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 5320

$12
Title: The Cypress Wreath: A Book of Consolation for Those Who Mourn
Editor: Rev. Rufus W. Griswold
Publisher: Gould, Kendall & Lincoln (Boston)
Printing Year: 1844

Condition/Details: Bound in light brown cloth, this diminutive antique volume is a scarce collection of philosophical and literary texts whose purpose it is to provide comfort to the bereaved. The volume shows external age/wear, with some soiling visible. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 3" x 4.6" and contains 128 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5321

$110
This lot includes the vintage erotica shown in the corresponding image. This lot contains racy advertisements and numerous images of pin-up girls, either in calendars or on postcards, in well-preserved state. A pamphlet entitled "Follies of 1937 with Pictures and Scenes" is also part of this group. 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 5322

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage aeronautics titles:

- Modern Aircraft by Victor W. Page - Dated 1928 by Norman W. Henley Publishing Company
- Civil Pilot Training Manual - Dated 1941 by Government Printing Office - Signed by previous owner, Henry Makarainen (whose name appears in gilt on front cover). Makarainen had a small airport in upstate New York named after him
- The Aircraft Handbook by Fred H. & Henry F. Colvin - Dated 1928 by McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.
- Wings over the Atlantic by Robert J. Hoare - Dated 1957 by Charles T. Branford (Boston) - ex-library
- Wings: Insects, Birds, Men by Blanche Stillson - Dated 1954 by Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. - Stated first edition in mylar-covered dustjacket. Drawings by Kenneth Gosner
- Airways of America by Poyntz Tyler - Dated 1958 by H. W. Wilson Company - Reference Shelf Vol. 30, No. 6. Ex-library

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50.
Lot 5323

$12
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on U.S. history:

- The Guide Book to Historic Germantown by Charles F. Jenkins - Dated 1902 by Site and Relic Society (Germantown)
- The Long Trail by Kermit Roosevelt - Dated 1921 by Review of Reviews / Metropolitan Magazine - signed with gilt embossing.
- Frank Gannett: A Biography by Samuel T. Williamson - Dated 1940 by Duell, Sloan & Pearce - signed stated first edition in dustjacket.
- Descending to go Above and Beyond by Donna DiMascio - Dated 1998 by Donna DiMascio
- The Francklyn Land and Cattle Company: A Panhandle Enterprise, 1882-1957 by Lester Fields Sheffy - Dated 1963 by University of Texas Press (Austin) - dustjacket.

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 5324

$40
This shelf lot includes the ephemera relating to Black Americana shown in the corresponding image. These often controversial representations of African-Americans appear in various genres, from greeting cards to wood fans. 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 5325

$70
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera on the 1939/40 New York World's Fairs shown in the corresponding image. This material includes maps, pictures, guide books, and catalogues 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 5326

$10
Title: The Holy Bible
Publisher: William W. Harding (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1869

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with raised bands and gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce family bible containing the genealogy of the Goodnow family of Vermont. The work is illustrated with many engraved plates. The volume shows significant external age/wear, with detached front board, bumped corners and chipping to spine. Age-toned pages are unmarked. The book measures approximately 10.6" x 12" and contains 1032 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5327

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on fairy tales:

- The Tales of Mother Goose: As First Collected by Charles Perrault in 1696 by Charles Welsh - Dated 1901 by D.C. Heath & Co. (Boston) - spine cover slightly wearing from top.
- The Fables of Aesop by Joseph Eugene Dash - Dated 1925 by Albert Whitman & Co. (Chicago) - gilt embossing.
- The Gunniwolf, and Other Merry Tales by Wilhelmina Harper - Dated 1936 by David McKay Company (Philadelphia) - gilt embossing.
- Stories for the Household by Hans Christian Anderson - no date provided by McLoughlin Brothers, Inc. (Springfield) - gilt embossing.
- The Pied Piper of Hamelin: A Child's Story by Robert Browning - Dated 1937 by Rand McNally& Company
- The Real Mother Goose by Blanche Fisher Wright - Dated 1953 by Rand McNally & Co. (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: $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 5328

$12
This lot includes the group of catalogues and periodicals relating to watches and clocks shown in the corresponding image. Approximately 120 issues of the "Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors" from the seventies, eighties and nineties are included, as are Sotheby's catalogues and issues of "Timecraft." 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 5329

$90
This lot includes the group of vintage Judaica ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes photo albums, diaries, leather-bound folders, posters, and history books. 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 5330

$17
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material relates to cycling, aviation and ocean liners. 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 5331

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on U.S. history:

- An Historical View of the First Planters of New-England by Thomas Robbins - Dated 1815 by Peter B. Gleason & Co. (Hartford)
- American Patriotism: Speeches, Letters, and Other Papers Which Illustrate the Foundation, the Development, the Preservation of the United States of America edited by Selim H. Peabody - Dated 1880 by American Book Exchange (New York) - three-quarter leather binding with marble boards and gilt embossing.
- The Life of Major General Zachary Taylor by H. Montgomery - Dated 1847 by J.C. Derby & Co. (Auburn) - gilt embossing.
- History of the United States of America, Volume II - Undated by uncredited publisher - stated Book Third (continued): From the Declaration of Independence to the Treaty of Peace, 1776-1783. Three-quarter leather binding with raised bands and gilt embossing, front board splitting from spine.
- National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans From Original Paintings by Alonzo Chappel by E.A. Duyckinck - Dated 1861 by Johnson, Fry & Company (New York) - volume one, three-quarter leather binding with raised bands and 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 5332

$60
Title: By-Ways
Publisher: Central Vermont Railroad
Printing Year: 1889

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with bright pictorial pastedowns to both front and rear covers, this antique volume is a scarce pictorial guide to those parts of Vermont serviced by the Central Vermont Railroad. The work is lavishly illustrated with many in-text and full-page engravings. A chart of hotels and summer boarding houses is provided. The volume shows light external age/wear, with small chewing marks to spine and gutters. The book is solidly bound with unmarked, lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6.3" x 9.3" and contains 129 pages plus a page of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5333

$28
This lot includes the four vintage stamp albums shown in the corresponding image. Included in this group are a great number of unused stamps and plate blocks, with a number of these dedicated to Jewish themes and historical figures (various newspaper clippings on Jewish stamps have been laid in one of the albums). There are also first-day issues in this lot. In addition, a large number of international stamps are present. These albums contain hundreds of stamps, carefully collected and assembled. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. This group 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. 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 5334

$14
Title: Epistles Odes and Other Poems
Author: Thomas Moore
Publisher: John Watts
Printing Year: 1806 (Second Edition)

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a scarce collection of lyrical works by Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852), the man considered Ireland's National Bard. It was after a trip to Canada and the United States that he first published this book, and include a number of verses alluding to North American places and themes, not the least of which is a paean to the historic Cohoes Falls called "Lines Written at the Cohos (sic), or Falls of the Mohawk River." This second edition contains, aside from its preface, the American editor's "notice, critical and biographical of the author." The work is illustrated with facing engraved portraits of the author and Anachreon on preliminary pages. Half-title and title page bear the signatures of previous owners. The volume shows external age/wear, with frayed corners and spine that has chipping at its head. Hinges are cracked. Age-toned pages show foxing throughout. A small square piece of the title page, between engraving and date, has been cut out (presumably containing name of publisher). Over a half of the front fly-leaf has also been removed. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" and contains xii / lxxiv / 306 pages. Please note that this is one of two antique volumes by Thomas Moore being offered in this auction. See lot #56. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5335

$20
This shelf lot includes the group of literature and theology 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: $20.50.
Lot 5336

$22
Title: The Clerk's Magazine: Containing the Most Useful and Necessary Forms of Writings, Which Commonly Occur between Man and Man, ...
Publisher: Charles R. and George Webster (Albany)
Printing Year: 1803

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a scarce collection of "the most useful and necessary forms of writings, which commonly occur between man and man, under the names of acquittances, assignments, agreements, awards, bargains, bills, bonds, coveyances, covenants, deeds, declarations, exchanges, gifts & grants, indentures, leases, letters of attorney, livery & seisin, mortgages, notes, petitions, pleas, receipts, releases, sales, surrenders, wills, writs, etc." Also included are the texts of the constitutions of the United States and the State of New York. Furthermore, there are various acts of Congress together with the "schedules of the whole number of inhabitants in each of the United States, in the years 1791 and 1801." The volume shows significant external age/wear, with front board detached, bumped corners and chipping to head of spine. This text block is solidly bound with unmarked, age-toned pages. Front endpaper bears names of previous owners. The book measures approximately 4.25" x 7" and contains 283 pages plus 3 pages of tables. 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 5337

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage children's titles:

- Billy Whiskers' Kids by Frances Trego Montgomery - Dated 1904 by Saalfield Publishing Co. (Akron) - dustjacket torn in several places.
- White Tail: King of the Forest by Nell Stolp Smock - Dated 1938 by Platt & Munk Co., Inc. - dustjacket.
- Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse by A. Sewell - Dated 1897 by E.P. Dutton and Co. - gilt embossing.
- Little Squeegy Bug by Bill and Bernard Martin - Dated 1948 by Tell Well Press (Kansas City) - signed in dustjacket.
- Miss Sniff by Jane Curry - Dated 1945 by Whitman Publishing Co. (Racine)

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 5338

$24
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: Postcards featuring "humorous" and cartoon(ish) representations of African-Americans, with individual postcards offering views of life and work in the South.
Year Range: 1895 - 1960
Number of cards in this group: 21

Condition/Details: These postcards include bright photographic content and/or color images. The cards are generally in 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 5339

$80
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage magazines shown in the corresponding image. This material includes titles such as Vogue, Esquire, Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, and Wild West Weekly. 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: $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 5340

$22
Title: Chemins de fer de l'Europe centrale
Publisher: Andriveau-Goujon, Editeur (Paris)
Printing Year: 1877

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume contains a scarce linen-backed color railroad map of central Europe. The folded-out map measures 27 1/2 x 20 1/2. The volume shows light external age/wear, with tearing along spine. The boards are solidly bound together. The book measures approximately 4 3/4" x 7". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

Lot 5341

$25
This lot features a group of bound early magazine compilations. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in single hard-cover volumes. The compilations featured in this lot include the following issues:

- Munsey's Magazine edited by NA - Dated from January to December 1898, including issues Volume XVIII No. 4 through Volume XX No. 3 - 2 volumes
- The Leisure Hour edited by NA - Dated 1854, 1855, 1858 -3 volumes show significant external wear
- The Bookman: An Illustrated Magazine of Literature and Life edited by NA - Dated from September, 1907 to February, 1908, including issues of volume XXVI - significant wear to spine
- The Century Illustrated Magazine edited by NA - Dated from November, 1901 to April, 1902 including issues of volume LXIII, new series volume XLI
- The Child's Educator edited by John Cassell - No date provided by W. Kent and Co. (London) - significant external wear/age, with front board detached
- Littell's Living Age edited by E. Littell - Dated from April 1846 to December 1848, including issues from volumes IX, X, XVI, XVII, XIX

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: $27.50.
Lot 5342

$10
Title: Laila: Operetta in Three Parts
Authors: L. L. Stratton & G. W. Stratton
Publisher: G. W. Stratton
Printing Year: 1867

Condition/Details: Bound in cloth-backed boards, this antique oblong volume is a scarce musical work containing libretto and notes. The volume shows significant external age/wear. Age-toned pages show tearing (that does not affect text) and occasional pencil annotation. The book measures approximately 9" x 6" and contains 64 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50.

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