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Lot 381

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on New York State History:

- The World War: Selective Service in the County of Albany in the State of New York by James Hilton - Dated 1922 by J.B. Lyon Company - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine. wrappers. Top of spine is slightly torn.
- New York and the War with Spain: History of the Empire State Regiments - Dated 1903 by The Argus Company, Printers - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine.
- Lives of the Governors of the State of New York by John S. Jenkins - Dated 1851 by Derby and Miller - Gilt embossing on spine. Well handled, rear board is detaching from spine.
- State of New York: A Memorial to Theodore Roosevelt - Dated 1919 by J.B. Lyon Company - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine.
- Encyclopedia of Biography of New York: A Life Record of Men and Women of the Past by Charles Elliot Fitch - Dated 1916 by The American Historical Society - Gilt embossing on spine. Slight water mark on front cover, which is 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 382

$30
Title: Balloons, Airships and Flying Machines
Author: Gertrude Bacon
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company
Printing Year: 1905

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright black embossing and white lettering, this antique volume is a scarce early history of air travel. The work contains in-text and full-page engravings of airships and their inventors. This title is one of "The Practical Science Series." The volume shows external age/wear, with moisture markings to the bottom of binding. Text block is solidly bound with unmarked pages that show dampness stains and rippling that do not affect text. The book measures approximately 5" x 7" and contains 124 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 383

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on U.S. History:

- Gazetteer of the State of New York by J.H. French - Dated 1860 by R. Pearsall Smith - Decorative gilt binding. Front board detaching from spine.
- Civil War Union Monuments by Mildred C. Baruch & Ellen J. Beckman - Dated 1978 by Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War - In wrappers.
- Echoes of Glory by Henry Woodhead - Dated 1998 by Time-Life Books - Complete three volume set in slipcase. Decorative gilt binding. Mint condition.
- Bulletin of the Bureau of Rolls and Library of the Department of State - Dated 1894 by Department of State - Two oversized volumes. House of Representatives Calendar of Correspondence of Thomas Jefferson, Parts 1 & 2. Decorative gilt binding. Boards detaching from spines.

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: $20.50
Lot 384

$45
Title: The Philippines under Spanish and American Rules
Author: C. H. Forbes-Lindsay
Publisher: John C. Winston Co. (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1906

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with impressively bright, elaborate gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce history of a nation that became a colonial possession of the United States after the Spanish-American War. The work is illustrated with many tissue-guarded photographs. The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Dark blue linen dustjacket with gilt embossing on spine is intact. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8" and contains 566 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 385

$40
This boxlot includes the group of Hilaire Belloc 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 boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, 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 386

$90
Title: The Subjection of Women
Author: John Stuart Mill
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott & Co. (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1869 First American Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in dark green pebbled cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of this work by the British philosopher, political economist, civil servant. This essay, possibly jointly written with his wife Harriet Taylor Mill, makes an argument in favor of equality between the sexes. At the time it was published, this essay was an affront to European conventional norms of views on stature of men and women. John Stuart Mill credited his wife, Harriet Taylor Mill, with co-writing the essay, although she is rarely credited on publications. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. Previous owner's plate pasted to top left-hand corner of front endpaper. The book measures approximately 5" x 7.5" and contains 174 pages plus 6 pages of publisher's advertisements. 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 387

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

- The Women of England, Their Social Duties, and Domestic Habits by Mrs. Ellis - Dated 1843 by D. Appleton & Co. - Front board detaching from spine.
- The King and Queen with Their People - Dated 1942 by E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. - Stated first edition in dustjacket.
- Rambles Round London Town by C.L. Mateaux - Undated by Cassell & Company, Limited - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine.
- The Castles and Abbeys of England by William Beattie - Undated by George Virtue - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine. Front cover detaching from spine.
- The Royal Family Pop-Up Book by Patrick Montague-Smith - Dated 1984 by The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited

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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 388

$35
Title: Mein Kampf
Author: Adolf Hitler
Publisher: Stackpole Sons Publishers
Printing Year: 1939 First complete and unexpurgated edition

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright silver lettering, this volume is a scarce significant edition of this perhaps the most infamous of political manifestos. Previous editions in English had not presented the German dictator's text in its entirety. It should be noted that this edition appeared on the same day as Houghton Mifflin's own unexpurgated translation by William Soskin and was available to the public until a ruling in favor of Houghton Mifflin as sole copyright holder (Houghton Mifflin had published an earlier version in 1933 under the title "My Battle"). A statement at the bottom of front cover of dustjacket claims: "This edition pays no royalty to Adolf Hitler." This was, in fact, the basis for the suit filed against Stackpole by Houghton Mifflin who had licensed Reynal and Hitchcok to prepare a critical unexpurgated edition of the work for which it promised to pay royalties to a refugee relief fund. This volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages that show minor moisture markings to margins of final pages. Mylar-covered dustjacket is intact with damp stains to spine and rear cover that do not affect text. The book measures approximately 6.5" x 9.25" and contains 669 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 389

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Nature and Architecture:

- The Books of a Thousand Homes by Henry Atterbury Smith - Dated 1921 by Home Owners Service Institute - Volume I "containing 500 plans of Moderate Cost 3 to 8 Room Houses"
- In a Fair Country: Essays from "Out-Door Papers" by Thomas Wentworth Higginson - Dated 1890 by Lee and Shepard Publishers (Boston) - Illustrated by Irene E. Jerome; front board detached, text block intact with bright illustrations

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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 390

$6
This boxlot includes the group of reference 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 boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, 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 391

$140
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Chicago:

- In Remembrance of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago - Dated 1893 by N/A - Gilt embossing on front cover. Inner pages detached from spine.
- Art and Handicraft in the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago, 1893 by Maud Howe Elliot - Dated 1893 by Goupil & Co. - Gilt embossing on front decorative cover and spine.
- The Centennial Exposition by J.S. Ingram - Dated 1876 by Hubbard Bros. - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine. Front board is detaching from spine.
- Martin's World's Fair Album-Atlas and Family Souvenir - Dated 1892 by C. Ropp & Sons - Spine is slightly worn near top and bottom.
- The Columbian Gallery: A Portfolio of Photographs From the World's Fair - Dated 1894 by The Werner Company - Slight water mark on 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: $15.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 392

$225
Title: Catalogue of the New York Etching Club Exhibition
Publisher: John C. Rankin, Jr., Printer/ Messrs. Kimmel & Voigt
Printing Year: 1887

Condition/Details: Bound in original wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce catalog illustrated with etchings by Samuel Colman, F. W. Freer, R. Swain Gifford, W. St. J. Harper, J. A. S. Monks, Thomas Moran, W. H. Shelton, C. Y. Turner held at the National Academy of Design, New York. Etchings are guarded by tissues. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 10" x 13.5" and contains 18 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 393

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on World History:

- The First South African: The Life and Times of Sir Percy Fitzpatrick by A.P. Cartwright - Dated 1971 by Purnell - In dustjacket.
- The Red Book of West Africa by Allister MacMillan - Dated 1968 by Frank Cass & Co., LTD. - In dustjacket.
- Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition by J.G. Stedman - Dated 1971 by Imprint Society - Complete two volume set in slipcase. Decorative cat's paw design on boards and slipcase.

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
Lot 394

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

- I Says, Says I: A Novel by Thinks-I-To-Myself - Dated 1812 by Bradford and Read (Boston) - Leather binding; two "volumes in one. First American, from the Second London Edition, Corrected, with Thanks to the Public, Etc."
- The Gospel Plan by William C. Davis - Dated 1809 by Hopkins and Earle (Philadelphia) - Leather boards with taped spine. Lacks title page. with soiling and foxing to pages
- The Pinafore Picture Book: The Story of Pinafore by W. S. Gilbert - Dated 1908 by MacMillan Company - Illustrated by Alice B. Woodwar
- Youth's Friend Volume I by Friend Abel - Dated 1847 by Universalist Sunday School (Cincinnati) - Half-leather binding with marbled boards. Front board and preliminary page detached, spine missing upper portion with parts detaching; foxing throughout

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 395

$6
This boxlot includes the group of Psychology 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 boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $19.50
Lot 396

$90
Title: Hitler 
Author: Emil Lengyel
Publisher: The Dial Press, Inc.
Printing Year: 1932 First edition in rare dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with embossing, this volume is a scarce early biography of the Nazi leader. The author would go on to become a widely published authority on the rise of Nazism and European theater of World War II. He was a faculty member of New York University and taught at Fairleigh Dickinson University. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and several photos. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Intact color dustjacket (designed by Samuel Bernard Schaeffer) is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 6" x 8.5" and contains 256 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 397

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on World History:

- On Canada's Frontier by Julian Ralph - Dated 1892 by Harper & Brothers - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine. Ex-library copy.
- On The Roof of the Rockies by Lewis R. Freeman - Dated 1925 by Dodd, Mead and Company - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine.
- Through Unexplored Asia by William Jameson Reid - Dated 1899 by Dana Estes & Company - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine.
- Our Summer in the Vale of Kashmir by F. Ward Denys - Dated 1915 by James William Bryan Press - Gilt embossing on front 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: $10.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 398

$14
Title: My Water-Cure Tested for More than 35 Years and Published for the Cure of Diseases and the Preservation of Health
Author: Sebastian Kneip
Publisher: Jos. Koesel Publisher (Kempten, Bavaria)
Printing Year: 1896

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce medicinal work by the secret chamberlain of the pope and parish priest of Worishofen in Bavaria. The work contains in-text 100 illustrations and a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author. The volume shows light external age/wear, with small water marking to bottom left corner of front cover. The book is solidly bound with clean pages, measures approximately 5.25" x 8" and contains 395 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 399

$8
This auction lot includes the following group of titles by New York author Arch Merrill in dustjackets:

- Southern Tier: Volume One - Undated by American Book-Stratford Press, Inc.
- Pioneer Profiles - Dated 1957 by American Book-Stratford Press, Inc.
- Gaslights and Gingerbread - Dated 1959 by American Book-Stratford Press, Inc.
- Tomahawks and Old Lace: Tales of Western New York - Dated 1948 by Henderson-Mosher, Inc.
- The Changing Years - Dated 1967 by American Book-Stratford Press, Inc.
- Shadows on the Wall: Tales of York State - Undated by American Book-Stratford Press, Inc.
- Fame in Our Time - Dated 1960 by American Book-Stratford Press, Inc.
- Bloomers and Bugles - Dated 1958 by American Book-Stratford Press, Inc.
- The Lakes Country - Dated 1944 by Louis Heindl & Son - Dustjacket slightly torn at top and bottom, front cover flap 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: $10.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 400

$80
Title: A Physiological Cook Book: Christianity in the Kitchen
Author: Mrs. Horace Mann
Publisher: Ticknor and Fields (Boston)
Printing Year: 1861

Condition/Details: Bound in brown blindstamped cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce collection of recipes. This cooking manual contains information on meats, beverages, puddings, pastry, "sweet dishes," as well as a chapter dedicated to the "diet for the sick." The volume shows light external age/wear, with minor chipping to spine, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. The book measures approximately 4.75" x 7.5" and contains 189 pages plus 8 pages of index. 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 401

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on U.S. History:

- The Life of Thomas Jefferson by William Linn - Dated 1839 by Mack, Andrus, & Woodruff - Spine is detaching near top.
- A Brief History of the Republican Party by Eugene V. Smalley - Dated 1884 by John B. Alden - Front endpapers detached from spine up to frontispiece. Gilt embossing on front cover.
- The Ladies of the White House; or, In the Home of the Presidents by Laura C. Holloway - Dated 1884 by Bradley & Company - notation
- The Illustrated Life of Washington by J.T. Headley - Dated 1859 by G. & F. Bill - Front board is detaching from spine. Gilt embossing on both boards and spine. Cat's paw printing on page edges.
- Traveling on the Democratic Donkey by Clement G. Lanni - Dated 1925 by Rochester Alliance Press, Inc. - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine.
- Book of the Republican National Convention, Cleveland, Ohio, June 10th, 1924 by William E. Myers - Dated c1924 by N/A - Gilt embossing on front cover.

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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 402

$20
Title: Historical Gazetteer of Steuben County, New York, with Memoirs and Illustrations
Compiler: Millard F. Roberts
Publisher: Millard F. Roberts (Syracuse, NY)
Printing Year: 1891

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce local history of an upstate-New-York community. The work is illustrated with many tissue-guarded photographs of prominent citizens. Large folded map in rear is intact. The volume shows external age/wear, with loss of material to bottom of spine, and tearing along the front and back gutters. There is staining to the top of rear board. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6.5" x 9.5" and contains 592/354 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 403

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Animals:

- A New System of Horse Training by H.D. Brush - Undated by The Carswell Co., Limited - Decorative gilt on front cover.
- Stories About the Instinct of Animals by Thomas Bingley - Dated 1861 by Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company - Decorative gilt binding.
- The Naturalist's Library by A.A. Gould - Dated 1858 by Phillips, Sampson and Company - Decorative gilt binding. Contains 400 engravings. Boards detaching from spine. Small tears in top and bottom of spine.
- Forest and Jungle by P.T. Barnum - Dated 1907 by The Saalfield Publishing Company - Decorative gilt on front 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: $10.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 404

$55
Title: Memories of the Schooner Lotus: Reminiscences of Some of Those Who Have Sailed on the Good Schooner Lotus of Sodus Point
Author: unnamed author
Publisher: Privately Printed (Newark, NY)
Printing Year: 1939

Condition/Details: Bound in dark blue half cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce testimonial to the time and experiences aboard Schooner Lotus of the Comstock family. The work is illustrated with many photographs of people sailing on the boat. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Pictorial endpapers show the schooner sailing over a map of Lake Ontario. Book is in plastic cover. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 9.25" and contains 108 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 405

$26
This boxlot includes the group of reference 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 boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $21.50
Lot 406

$40
Title: Error's Chains: How Forged and Broken: A Complete, Graphic, and Comparative History of the Many Strange Beliefs, Superstitious Practices, Dometi Peculiarities, Sacred Writings, Systems of Philosophy, Legends and Traditions, Customs and Habits of Mankind throughout the World, Ancient and Modern
Author: Frank S. Dobbins et al.
Publisher: Standard Publishing House
Printing Year: 1883

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce study of world religions from a Victorian scholar's viewpoint. The author was assisted in this work by S. Wells Williams, Professor at Yale and President of the Bible Society, and Isaac Hall, Orientalist and Professor of the College at Beirut, Syria. The work is illustrated with many in-text and full-page engravings. Tissue-guarded frontispiece illustration is beginning to detach. The volume shows light external age/wear, with moderate rubbing to edges. Text block is solidly bound with clean, gilt-edged pages. The salesman's sample of this title is being offered along with it. The book measures approximately 6.75" x 9.5" and contains 785 pages. 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 407

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of antique Art books:

- The Silver Sunbeam: A Practical and Theoretical Text-Book by J. Towler - Dated 1873 by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. - Gilt embossing on spine, which is slightly torn at top and bottom. Front board detaching from spine.
- A Treatise on Etching by Maxime Lalanne - Dated 1885 by Estes and Lauriat - Gilt embossing on front cover.
- Short Cuts to Sketching by Hayward Young - Undated by Frederick A. Stokes Company
- Shepp's Photographs of the World by James W. Shepp & Daniel B. Shepp - Dated 1892 by Globe Bible Publishing Co. - Oblong with gilt embossing on front cover and spine. Front board detaching from spine. Faded cat's paw design on textblock.

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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 408

$12
Title: Dansville 1789 - 1902, Historical, Biographical, Descriptive
Editor/Compiler: A. O. Bunnell/ F. I. Quick
Publisher: Instructor Publishing Company (Danville, N. Y.)
Printing Year: 1902

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce account of the history of upstate New York community. The work is illustrated with maps and many photographs of historical sites, landmarks and prominent historical figures. The volume shows significant external age/wear: Book lacks top 3.5" of spine and upper portions of both covers. Edges of front cover show nibbling. Text block is intact and solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 7.25" x 10.5" and contains 267 pages. 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 409

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

- Tenth Annual Report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners of the State of New York, for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1892 by Samuel A. Beardsley et al. - Dated 1893 by James B. Lyon (Albany, NY) - Volume II, binding shows mildew markings
- Twelfth Annual Report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners of the State of New York, for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1894 by Samuel A. Beardsley et al. - Dated 1895 by James B. Lyon (Albany, NY) - Volume II, front hinge is cracked, title page has tear to top inside corner
- Supervision of Cars: Practical and Effective Methods Governing Their Care, Use and Maintenance by Marshall M. Kirkman - Dated 1904 by World Railway Publishing Co. - Supplement to "The Science of Railways"
- How Oil Is Used for Fuel on Locomotives by Marshall Monroe Kirkman - Dated 1904 by World Railway Publishing Company - Supplement to "The Science of Railways"
- Military Railways by Maj. W. D. Conner - Dated 1917 by Government Printing Office (Washington, D. C.) - Professional Papers, No. 32, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, front cover shows marginal staining

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 410

$110
Title: Fifth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of the State of New York
Publisher: James B. Lyon, State Printers (Albany, NY)
Printing Year: 1900

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright black lettering and pictorial embossing, this antique volume is a scarce state government report on forestry and fisheries, illustrated with many vivid color plates and photographs of fish and wildlife. Plates were made from paintings especially prepared for this report by S. F. Denton and J. L. Ridgway. Plates are bright and crisp. There are numerous tables and lists providing relevant data. The volume shows external age/wear, with moisture markings to the back cover. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 8.75" x 11.5" and contains 466 pages. Please note that another annual report is being offered in this auction. See lot number 206. 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 411

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on U.S. History:

- Down the Yellowstone by Lewis R. Freeman - Dated 1922 by Dodd, Mead and Company - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine. Front cover detaching from spine.
- Heart of the Rockies in Colorado - Dated 1906 by The Williamson-Haffner Engraving Co. - String binding.
- America Illustrated by J. David Williams - Dated 1883 by DeWolfe, Fiske & Company - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine. Spine slightly torn at top and bottom.
- Boyd and Parker: Heroes of the American Revolution by Lockwood R. Doty - Dated 1928 by Livingston County Historical Society - Signed by author.

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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 412

$60
Title: Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac: A Critical History of Operation in Virginia Maryland and Pennsylvania from the Commencement to the Close of the War, 1861 - 5
Author: William Swinton
Publisher: Charles B. Richardson
Printing Year: 1866

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce history of the U. S. Civil War. The work is illustrated with numerous tissue-guarded engravings and area maps. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6.5" x 9.5" and contains 640 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 413

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Nature:

- A Year Book of Bretton Woods by Arthur William Emerson - Undated by The Mount Washington and The Mount Pleasant - Decorative gilt on string-bound cover.
- In Berkshire Fields by Walter Prichard Eaton - Dated 1920 by Harper & Brothers Publishers
- Camp-Fires on Desert and Lava by William T. Hornaday - Dated 1908 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Decorative gilt on front cover and spine.
- Wildflowers of New York - Dated 1921 by The University of the State of New York State Museum - Decorative gilt on front cover. Boards and spine detached from textblock.
- Aristocrats of the Trees by Ernest H. Wilson - Dated 1930 by The Stratford Company - Decorative gilt 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: $15.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 414

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

- Northern Lights and Southern Shade by Goldring - Dated 1926 by Houghton Mifflin Company
- Some Account of the Travels of Myself and Son in the Summer of Nineteen Hundred and Two - Privately Printed - fancy gilt decorated cover, limited printing of 200 copies; inscribed by "The Father"
- Mount Peacock or Progress in Provence by Mauron - Dated 1935 by The MacMillan Company
- Windmills and Wooden Shoes by Jackel - Dated 1912 by McBride, Nast & 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: $6.50
Lot 415

$12
This boxlot includes the group of Science and Technology 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 boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, 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 416

$40
Title: Parade of the Grid Ghosts: The Story of Football in Rochester
Author: Elbert Angevine
Publisher: Harold P. Bittner, Inc.
Printing Year: 1949 Inscribed and signed first edition

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with pictorial front board, this volume is a scarce local sports history. The work is illustrated with a photographic collage frontispiece. Inscription on front endpaper reads: "To Art Desbrow, / with my best wishes, / Elbert Angevine / Nov. 1. 1949." The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages that have minor moisture marks to rear portion. Dustjacket is intact and in mylar cover. There is some moisture staining to spine of dustjacket The book measures approximately 6.25" x 9.25" and contains 93 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 417

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Theatre and Architecture:

- Costume: Fanciful, Historical and Theatrical by Mrs. Aria - Dated 1906 by MacMillan and Co. - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine.
- The Art of Stage Dancing by Ned Wayburn - Dated 1925 by The Ned Wayburn Studios of Stage Dancing, Inc. - Dustjacket slightly torn at top of spine.
- Frank Lloyd Wright: The Future of Architecture - Dated 1953 by Bramhall House - First edition in 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: $9.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 418

$40
Title: Scotland Illustrated in a Series of Views Taken Expressly for this Work by Messrs. T. Allom, W. H. Bartlett, and H. M'Culloch
Author: William Beattie
Publisher: George Virtue (London)
Printing Year: 1848

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce compendium of Scottish history, with the two volumes of the previous edition bound as one. The work is illustrated with many engraved plates of the sights and history of Scotland. Large fold-out map is intact and well preserved. The volume shows significant external age/wear, with both boards detached and spine peeling from back gutter. The text block is intact and solidly bound with age-toned pages that show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 9.5" x 11" and contains 200/164 pages. 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

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