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Lot 305

$30
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 306

$10
Title: The Featherstones and Halls: Gleanings from Old Family Letters and Manuscripts
Author: Margaret Irwin
Publisher: Orphans Printing Press
Printing Year: c. 1890 Inscribed and signed

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce genealogical work. The inscription on front endpaper reads: "William C. Meader / from Margaret Irwin / II. VII. 1902." The book contains a pull-out genealogy page at the back. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5" x 7" and contains 99 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 307

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of antique Cook Books:

- Good Housekeeping Everyday Cook Book by Isabel Gordon Curtis - Dated 1903 by The Phelps Publishing Company - Wrappers. Spine torn at top and bottom.
- The Good Housekeeping Discovery Book - Dated 1905 by The Phelps Publishing Co.
- Wartime Cook Book by Margaret Walton & Mildred Kley - Dated 1918 by Acme Printing Company, Inc. - Slight water marks on front board.
- The White House Cook Book by Hugo Ziemann & Mrs. F.L. Gillette - Dated 1904 by The Saalfield Publishing Company - Boards 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: $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.
Lot 308

$8
This boxlot includes the group of Literary Studies 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 309

$8
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Art and Music:

- From the Ball-Room to Hell by T.A. Faulkner - Dated 1894 by P.F. Henry - Staple-bound in wrappers. Cover detached from textblock.
- Messiah: A Sacred Oratorio by John Bishop - Dated 1857 by Robert Cocks and Co. - Leather bound, spine missing.
- Kamiki Ukulele Method by William J. Smith - Dated 1915 - Staple-bound in wrappers.
- The Dulcimer by I.B. Woodbury - Undated by F.J. Funtington - Boards worn.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 310

$28
Title: Illustrations of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Author: Washington Irving / Felix O. C. Darley (illustrator)
Publisher: American Art - Union
Printing Year: 1850

Condition/Details: Bound in original brown wrappers, this antique oblong folio is a scarce early illustrated edition of the American author's classic 1820 short story. The work is illustrated with 6 full-page etchings by Darley. This appears to be a first edition: the date on the title page is 1849, copyright date on verso is 1850, with the following note: "The Committee of the American Art-Union are enabled, by the courtesy of the Hon. Washington Irving, and of the Publisher of his Works, George P. Putnam Esq., to present this edition of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow to the Subscribers of 1849." Plates were printed by Sarony & Major. The folio comes in a modern folio cover that is itself encased in cardboard slipcase. The volume shows external age/wear, with a tear running through the center of front cover of wrappers, from the bottom edge almost to the top of top edge. Spine has been taped. The volume is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 15" x 12.25" and contains 16 pages of text. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 311

$8
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Rochester:

- Monroe Country, 1821-1971: The Sesqui-Centennial Account of the History of Monroe County, New York by Howard C. Hosmer - Dated 1971 by Flower City Printing, Inc. - Signed stated first edition. Wrappers. Spine slightly torn at bottom.
- Rochester Song Book by Kendrick P. Shedd - Dated 1910 by N/A - Canvas slightly torn at top and bottom of spine. Spine split between pgs. 38 and 39.
- One Hundred Years: A Century of Commerce in Rochester, NY by Vera B. Wilson - Dated 1934 by The Rochester Chamber of Commerce - Wrappers.
- History of the Town of Ontario by Virginia Stammel Scully - Dated 1971 by Empire State Weeklies - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine. No. 316 of a limited edition.
- Views of Old Rochester and the Genesee Country: From Indian Days to 1918 by Andrew D. Wolfe - Dated 1970 by The Phoenix Press

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 312

$200
Title: In Hospital and Camp: A Woman's Record of Thrilling Incidents among the Wounded in the Late War
Author: Sophronia E. Bucklin
Publisher: John E. Potter and Company (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1869

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped green cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce account of a nurse's experiences during the American Civil War. The work is illustrated with many engravings. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8" and contains 380 pages plus 4 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 313

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique Theological titles:

- A Catechism by John Kendall - Dated 1837 by Daniel & Geo. F. Cooledge - Cat's paw design on boards.
- The Trees, Fruits, and Flowers of the Bible by Harriet N. Cook - Dated 1846 by American Tract Society - Decorative gilt binding. Front board detaching from spine.
- Les Messagers du Roi by W. Adams - Dated 1855 by Union Generale des Ecoles du Dimanche - Decorative gilt binding with cat's paw design on boards.
- Sketches of the Life and Character of the Rev. Lemuel Haynes by Timothy Mather Cooley - Dated 1839 by John S. Taylor - Decorative gilt binding.
- Selections From the Letters of Thomas B. Gould by William Hodgson - Dated 1860 by C. Sherman & Son - Decorative gilt binding. Boards detaching from spine.
- The Society of Friends in the Nineteenth Century by William Hodgson - Dated 1875 by Smith, English, & Co. - 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: $7.50
Lot 314

$90
Title: The Origin of North American Indians; with a Faithful Description of Their Manners and Customs, Both Civil and Military, Their Religions, Languages, Dress, and Ornaments: Including Various Specimens of Indian Eloquence, as Well as All the Distinguished Nations and Celebrated Warriors, Statesmen and Orators, among the Indians of North America
Author: John McIntosh
Publisher: Nafis & Cornish
Printing Year: 1843 First U. S. edition and first edition thus (improved and enlarged from Canadian edition)

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt embossing and pictorial designs, this antique volume is a scarce early account of Native American cultures. The work is illustrated with impressively well-preserved hand-colored color plates. The volume shows external age/wear, with cracking of binding along edges and through the middle of spine, and minor chipping at its top and bottom. There is light soiling to covers. The text block is solidly bound with gilt-edged, age-toned pages that show occasional foxing. The final three pages have inverted pagination and appear upside down. The book measures approximately 5" x 7.5" and contains 345 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 315

$22
This boxlot includes the group of Roycrofters 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. 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 316

$110
Title: Life of Abraham Lincoln (of Illinois) with a Condensed View of His Most Important Speeches; Also a Sketch of the Life of Hannibal Hamlin (of Maine)
Author: J. H. Barrett
Publisher: Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co. (Cincinnati)
Printing Year: 1860 First edition

Condition/Details: Rebound in light brown cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this volume contains a scarce first edition of a campaign biography of Lincoln. "Barrett's Authorized Edition" appears at the top of the title page. The work lacks frontispiece portrait of Lincoln; engraving of Hamlin is present. The binding is in excellent condition, and text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5" x 7.75" and contains 216 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 317

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Literary Reference:

- Bibliotheca Typographica In Usum Eorum Qui Libros Amant: A List of Books About Books by Horace Hart - Dated 1933 by The Printing House of Leo Hart - Special edition no. 73 of 250. Gilt embossing on spine. Gilt-edged pages.
- The Wayside: Home of Authors by Margaret M. Lothrop - Dated 1940 by American Book Company - Signed.
- Longfellow's Country by Helen Archibald Clarke - Dated 1909 by The Baker and Taylor Company - Gilt embossing on front cover.
- In Dickens's London by F. Hopkins Smith - Dated 1916 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Dustjacket torn at top and bottom of spine.
- The Homes and Haunts of Our Elder Poets - Dated 1881 by D. Appleton and Company - Gilt-edged pages. Gilt embossing on decorative front cover and spine.
- Shake-Speare: The Mystery by George Elliot Sweet - Dated 1956 by Stanford University Press - Signed stated first edition in dustjacket. Copy number 953 of limited first edition.

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 318

$45
Title: Landmarks of Tompkins County New York Including a History of Cornell University
Author: W. T. Hewitt
Publisher: D. Mason & Company, Publishers (Syracuse, NY)
Printing Year: 1894

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce historical account of the county in which the city of Ithaca and Cornell are located. The book is divided in two parts, with the second part dedicated to biographical information. The work is contains many illustrations of prominent citizens, landmarks and historical sites and a fold-out map. The volume shows significant age/wear, with both boards now detached, final pages detaching, and moisture marking to bottom inside corners. The text block is complete with clean, gilt-edged pages. The book measures approximately 7.5" x 10" and contains 704/276 pages. 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 319

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

- Atwater Kent Radio Instruction Book - Dated 1925 by Atwater Kent Mfg. Company - Volume two, in wrappers. Top right corner missing from front cover.
- Official Automobile Blue Book - Dated 1924 by Automobile Blue Books - Volume Three, Middle Western. Leather binding with 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: $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 320

$100
Title: Wild Life on the Fields of Norway
Author: Francis M. Wyndham
Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts (London)
Printing Year: 1861

Condition/Details: Bound in purple cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce description of the rural life of the Norwegian peasantry . The work is illustrated with numerous (color) engravings and drawings of the landscape of the country. This book includes two maps. The volume shows light external age/wear, with faded, soiled binding, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 8" and contains 273 pages plus two 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 321

$12
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on New York State history:

- Ashes to the Wind by Robert John Graham - Dated 1964 by American Press Publication, Inc. - Signed stated first edition in dustjacket.
- The Loomis Gang by George W. Walter - Dated 1968 by Fay Edward Faulkner Printing Company - Second printing revised edition. Dustjacket has some water damage at bottom of front board that extends to the book itself.
- Through "Poverty's Vale": A Hardscrabble Boyhood in Upstate New York, 1832-1862 by Henry Conklin - Dated 1974 by Syracuse University Press - Stated first edition in dustjacket.
- The Golden Age of Homespun by Jared Van Wagenen, Jr. - Dated 1954 by Cornell University Press - In dustjacket.
- Home in These Hills: Being a Pictorial Essay and Commentary on Time and Living in the Valley and Hills of the Chemung Country of New York State by Carleton Burke - Dated 1949 by Printing House of Leo Hart - Slip case torn along bottom.

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 322

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of titles that have been signed by their authors or subjects:

- Ferlinghetti Portrait by Christopher Felver - Dated 1998 by Gibbs Smith, Publisher (Layton, UT) - First printing in mylar-covered dustjacket. Signed by Ferlinghetti
- A Far Rockaway of the Heart by Lawrence Ferlinghetti - Dated 1997 by New Directions - dustjacket
- The Running Pianist by Robert Lewis Taylor - Dated 1950 by Doubleday & Company, Inc. - Stated first edition in mylar-covered dustjacket
- Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier by Alexandra Fuller - Dated 2004 by Penguin Press - first printing in mylar-covered dustjacket
- Cancer and Vitamin C: A Discussion of the Nature, Causes, Prevention and Treatment of Cancer with Special Reference to the Value of Vitamin C by Ewan Cameron & Linus Pauling - Dated 1979 by Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine - Signed by Linus Pauling, 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: $8.50
Lot 323

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on Theology:

- Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship - Dated 1855 by American Tract Society - Decorative gilt on front cover and spine, gilt-edged pages. Spine slightly torn near top and bottom. Front endpapers detached from spine.
- Royal Truths by Henry Ward Beecher - Dated 1869 by Fields, Osgood, & Co. - Decorative gilt binding.
- Ritual of the Independent Order of Good Templars - Dated 1873 by The Right Worthy Grand Lodge - Cloth binding. Front cover and spine detached from textblock.
- Oil Lamps Lifted by Pearl Dorr Longley - Dated 1935 by Fleming H. Revell Company - Dustjacket slightly torn at top and bottom.
- Memorials of Deceased Friends - Dated 1841 by Knowles & Vose - Water marks on boards.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 324

$35
Title: Catalogue F of Machine Tools Engines, Boilers and Supplies as Sold by the W. P. Davis Machine Co.
Publisher: W. P. Davis Machine Co. (Rochester, NY)
Printing Year: 1905

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with black embossing, this antique volume is a scarce catalogue of machinery and supplies. The work is illustrated with many bright engravings and photographs of the machines and tools offered. A promotional letter from the company is tipped in. The volume shows light external age/wear, with faint water markings to upper outside corner of front cover. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6.5" x 9.5" and contains 398 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 325

$8
This boxlot includes the group of Gardening 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: $18.50
Lot 326

$30
Title: The Constitution of Massachusetts and New York and that of the United States; The Declaration of Independence, with President Washington's Farewell Address
Publisher: Phinehas Allen (Pittsfield)
Printing Year: 1806

Condition/Details: Bound in wooden covers, this antique volume is a scarce printing of the above-mentioned political documents. The volume shows external age/wear, with wood showing cracks along the middle of both covers, and hinges that are cracked. Text block is intact and shows age-toned pages. Preliminary page has bottom outside corner torn off. The text of a piece of legislation enacted in 1823 has been written on blank page at the rear. The book measures approximately 4.5" x 6.75" and contains 107 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 327

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Women in Art:

- Beautiful Women in Art by Armand Dayot - Dated 1902 by L.C. Page & Company - Complete two volume set. Gilt embossing on front covers and spines. Boards detaching from both spines.
- Le Nu Au Salon by Armand Silvestre - Dated 1894 by E. Barnart et Cie - Gilt embossing on spine. Spine worn at top and bottom. Rear board detached from spine, front board detaching.

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 328

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

- The Adventures of an Illustrator, Mostly in Following His Authors in America and Europe by Joseph Pennell - Dated 1925 by Little, Brown, and Company - "First impression of trade edition" in dustjacket and slipcase
- Anatomical Diagrams for the Use of Art Students: Arranged with Analytical Notes by James M. Dunlop - Dated 1926 by Macmillan Company - With introductory preface by John Cleland
- A Short History of Art by Julia B. De Forest - Dated 1881 by Dood, Mead, and Company - Profusely illustrated, fold-out frontispiece illustration
- The Future of Painting by Willard Huntington Wright - Dated 1923 by B. W. Huebsch
- Norman Rockwell, Illustrator by Arthur L. Guptill - Dated 1971 by Watson Guptill Publications - 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: $12.50
Lot 329

$22
This boxlot includes the group of Nature & Agriculture 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 330

$70
Title: The Land of the Midnight Sun: Summer and Winter Journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland and Northern Finland
Author: Paul B. du Chaillu
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Printing Year: 1882
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt pictorial front cover, this antique set is an account of the author's travels through the countries of Scandinavia between 1871 and 1878. The work is illustrated with in-text and full-page engravings. The colored, folding map of Norway and Sweden in the pocket at the rear of vol. one is intact and clean. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6.25" x 9". 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.

Lot 331

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

- How the Irish Built the Erie by Harvey Chalmers II - Dated 1964 by Boodman Associates, Inc. - In dustjacket.
- Men of Erie: A Story of Human Effort by Edward Hungerford - Dated 1946 by Random House - In dustjacket.
- The Susquehanna by Carl Carmer - Dated 1955 by Rinehart & Co., Inc. - In dustjacket. Rivers of America series.
- My Kind of Country: Favorite Writings About New York by Carl Carmer - Dated 1966 by David McKay Company, Inc. - Signed in dustjacket.
- The Tavern Lamps Are Burning: Literary Journeys Through Six Regions and Four Centuries of New York State by Carl Carmer - Dated 1964 by David McKay Company - Signed 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: $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 332

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of Architecture titles:

- Claude-Nicholas Ledoux: Unpublished Projects - Dated 1992 by Ernst & Sohn (Berlin) - Large-format volume in dustjacket
- Hopkins: Michael Hopkins and Partners Bauten und Projekte by Colin Davies et al. - Dated 1993 by Ernst & Sohn - large-format volume in dustjacket
- Famous Colonial Houses by Paul M. Hollister - Dated 1921 by David McKay Company, Publishers (Philadelphia) - Illustrated by James Preston, with an introduction by Julian Street

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 333

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Medicine:

- The Science of Life; or, Self-Preservation by William H. Parker - Dated 1881 by Peabody Medical Institute - Deorative gilt on front cover and spine, gilt-edged pages.
- How to Read Character - Dated 1885 by Fowler & Wells Co. - Decorative gilt binding.
- Standard Hospital, Asylum and Institution Directory by M.F. Teehan - Dated 1924 by Standard Publishing Co. - Staple binding in wrappers.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 334

$70
Title: Prairie Wings: Pen and Camera Flight Studies
Author: Edgar M. Queeny
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company
Printing Year: 1947 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in beige cloth with dark brown lettering and bright gilt decoration to front cover, this volume is a classic study of the habits and flight dynamics of ducks. The work is profusely illustrated with photos and in-text drawings. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. Dustjacket has 3" tear at the bottom of spine and loss of material to top of spine and upper inside corner of rear cover. The book measures approximately 9.25" x 12.25" and contains 256 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 335

$18
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: $21.50
Lot 336

$50
Title: Pulmonary Consumption, That Fatal Destroyer of Man! Its Curability Demonstrated on Natural Principles Alone. Combining Medicated Air, Medicated Inhalation, and Natural Hygiene
Author: Andrew Stone
Publisher: Troy Lung and Hygienic Institute
Printing Year: 1867

Condition/Details: Bound in pebbled green cloth, this antique volume is a scarce work of medical quackery by the "inventor of the pulmometer, or tester of vital capacity." The work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author and many in-text engravings. The volume shows external age/wear with soiling and moisture markings to covers., The text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show light rippling throughout. Endpapers and show moisture markings as well. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 9" and contains 309 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 337

$14
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Film and Radio Personalities:

- Laugh and Live by Douglas Fairbanks - Dated 1917 by A.L. Burt Company - Dustjacket slightly torn at top and bottom of spine.
- All About Amos 'n' Andy - Dated 1920 by Rand McNally & Company - Rear gutter slightly torn.
- Radio Round-Ups by Joseph Gurman & Myron Slager - Dated 1932 by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard

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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 338

$30
Title: The Barbarian Invasions of Italy
Author: Pasquale Villari
Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin (London)
Printing Year: 1902
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in burgundy cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce historical work The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece engravings. Each volume contains a number of well-preserved fold-out maps. These are ex-library copies with stamping to title page, bookplate on front endpaper and some evidence of label removal to rear endpaper. Pocket at rear, accession number to spine. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with sunning to spines. The books are solidly bound with clean pages and measure approximately 6" x 9". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 339

$38
Title: Our Artist in Peru: Leaves from the Sketch-Book of a Traveller, during the Winter of 1865-6
Author: Geo. W. Carleton
Publisher: Carleton, Publisher
Printing Year: 1866 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in purple cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce collection of fifty drawings on wood, recording the artist's impressions during travel in South America. The volume shows light external age/wear, with sunning to spine. The book is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 7.75" and contains 50 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 340

$70
Title: British Battles
Author: James Grant
Publisher: Cassell & Company, Limited (London)
Printing Year: c. 1899
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in blindstamped red leather with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce military history in four volumes bound into two. The author states his purpose in the opening paragraph of this work: "In these pages we propose to detail the exploits and glories by which our empire has become so vast that the sun never sets upon it, and by which we have maintained for ages long past the unquestionable supremacy of the sea." The work is profusely illustrated with bright engravings, in-text drawings and maps. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with most wear concentrated along edges. Both are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages with gilt edges. The books measure approximately 8.5" x 10.5". 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 341

$12
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on New York State history:

- The Genesee by Henry W. Clune - Dated 1963 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston - Rivers of American series. In dustjacket.
- Legends of the Longhouse by Jesse J. Cornplanter - Dated 1938 by J.B. Lippincott Company - Dustjacket slightly torn at top and bottom of spine.
- Algonquin Story by Audrey Sanders - Undated by Department of Lands and Forests - Dustjacket slightly torn at top and bottom of spine.
- Johnson of the Mohawks by Arthur Pound - Dated 1930 by The MacMillan Company - Dustjacket slightly torn at top and bottom of spine.
- The Mohawk Valley: Its Legends and its History by W. Max Reid - Dated 1901 by G.P. Putnam's Sons - Gilt embossing on front cover and spine. Canvas is slightly torn along top and bottom of spine. Front endpapers are detached from spine.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $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 342

$55
Title: Criminology
Author: Arthur MacDonald
Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
Printing Year: 1893 Inscribed

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce early work on criminology by the U. S. delegate to the International Congress of Criminal Anthropology at Brussels, 1892, and a specialist in education "as related to the abnormal and weakling classes." This book contains an introduction by Cesare Lombroso, Professor of Legal Medicine at the University of Turin, Italy. The author's inscription appears on title page. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. A label with list of titles by the author is pasted to the front endpaper. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 7.5" and contains 416 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

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