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Lot 4038

$70
Title: Birds of New York
Author: Elon Howard Eaton
Publisher: University of the State of New York
Printing Year: 1910 / 1914
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set (first printing) plus companion portfolio of plates

Notes: Bound in dark green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce work on ornithology of New York. The work is illustrated with photographs and color plates (many by Louis Agassiz Fuentes). Volumes contain numerous maps and charts. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Portfolio has tied ribbons. The books measure approximately 9.5" x 11.75". 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 4039

$12
This shelf lot includes the group of Hebrew language 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. 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 4040

$45
Title: The Dispensatory of the United States of America
Authors: Wood & Bache
Publisher: Grigg Y Elliot (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1833 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing to spine labels, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of an important medical book. "The objects of a Dispensatory are to present an account of medicinal substances in the state in which they are brought into the shops, and to teach the modes in which they are prepared for use." The volume shows external age/wear, with splitting and loss of material along gutters. Spine shows loss of material to top and bottom edges, as well as to area just above and through the left-hand side of top raised band, causing chipping to corner of upper spine label. Corners are bumped. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show foxing and marginal staining throughout. Previous owner's signature and original price ($4.50) of book appear on front endpaper. Also, a newspaper clipping dated 1848 on "Great Musical Festival" has been pasted onto front endpaper. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 9" and contains 1073 pages plus 4 (at beginning of text block) / 2 pages (at rear) 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 4041

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Jewish history and culture:

- The Bible in Pictures: 140 Illustrations illustrated by G. Dore - Dated 1954 by Sinai Publishing (Tel-Aviv) - English and Hebrew text. Upholstered boards with pressed tin inset on front cover.
- Image Before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland, 1864-1939 by Lucjan Dobroszycki & Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett - Dated 1977 by Schocken Books - wrappers.
- A People Apart: Hasidism in America by Arthur A. Cohen - Dated 1970 by E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. - stated first edition. Dustjacket slightly torn at top and bottom of spine, worn around edges.
- The East Side of Yesteryear in Pictures by Leon Israel - Dated 1954 by Leon Israel - dustjacket torn in several places, most notably halfway up from bottom of spine and extending approx. 6" into middle of 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 4042

$28
Title: Atomic Warfare Is Born
Artist: Harley Copic
Medium: Lithograph
Year: Undated
Dimensions: approx. 24" x 18"

Condition/Details: The B-29 "Enola Gay" climbs away as the mushroom cloud of the first Atomic Bomb bellows above the doomed city of Hiroshima, August 6, 1945. The print is signed by navigator Theodore J. Van Kirk, pilot and aircraft commander Paul W. Tibbets, and bombardier Thomas W. Ferebee.

The item is currently laid out inside a plastic sheath, and will be shipped thusly. Due to the size and fragility of the piece, it will only be unfurled at the auction hall upon special appointment. Shipping cost (within the lower 48 states) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4043

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on indigenous peoples:

- Studies of the Yaqui Indians of Sonora, Mexico by W.C. Holden et al. - Dated 1912 by Texas Technological College (Lubbock) - wrappers.
- Social and Cultural Change in a Serbian Village by Joel M. Halpern - Dated 1956 by Human Relations Area Files, Inc. (New Haven) - wrappers.
- Isleta Paintings by Elsie Clews Parsons - Dated 1962 by Smithsonian Institution (Washington) - dustjacket.
- The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel by Ralph L. Roys - Dated 1967 by University of Oklahoma Press (Norman) - 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: $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 4044

$175
Title: Civitatis Erffurtensis Historia Critica et Diplomatica; oder vollstandige Alt-, Mittel- und Neue Historie von Erffurth, worinnen von dieser Stadt Ursrpung, wahren Anwachs und Aufnahme, denen allda gehaltenen Synodis und Reichs-Tagen, zugestossenen Glucks- und Unglucks-Fallen gehandelt; Sonst auch viele und grossten Theils ungedruckte Diplomata, Vertrage, Handlungen, errichtete Recesse und dergleichen Piecen mehr beygebracht, und wo es nothig mit Anmerkungen erlautert. Alle Begebenheiten aber in V. Bucher abgehandelt, und mit einem vollstandigem Register versehen werden.
Author: Johann Heinrich von Falkenstein
Publisher: Johann Wilhelm Ritschel (Erfurt, Germany)
Printing Year: 1739

Condition/Details: Bound in vellum, this antique volume is a scarce history of the German city of Erfurt, with special emphasis on its diplomatic history. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece engraving. The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners and fraying to edges of spine. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 7.5" x 8.5" and contains 674 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 4045

$80
This shelf lot includes the group of books on Jewelry and Clocks shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50. 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 4046

$20
Title: Jeanne d'Arc / Joan of Arc
Author: Boutet de Monvel
Publisher: Plon Nourrit & Cie, Imprimeurs - Editeurs / Century Co.
Printing Year: c. 1896 /1912
Number of Volumes: 2 volume set

Notes: This antique set is a rare pairing of both the French original and the English translation of Maurice Boutet de Monvel's illustrated history of Jeanne d'Arc. Both oblong volumes contain bright full-page color plates with text inserts. The original French-language edition is bound in decorated cream cloth with gilt titles and green wreath, while the American edition appears in maroon cloth with gilt designs. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with bumped corners and minor soiling to covers (maroon binding has tear at top of front gutter). Hinges of both volumes are cracked. Text blocks have clean, unmarked pages. The books measure approximately 12.75" x 9.75". 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 4047

$12
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on natural disasters with gilt embossing:

- Volcanoes and Caverns - Dated c1895 by T. Nelson and Sons (London) - slight water marks on boards.
- The Volcano's Deadly Work: From the Fall of Pompeii to the Destruction of St. Pierre by Charles Morris - Dated 1902 by W.E. Scull
- Martinique Flood of Fire and Burning Rain by Samuel A. McAlister & Louis A. Ayme - Dated 1902 by P.W. Ziegler

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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 4048

$45
Title: The Negro Wage Earner
Authors: Lorenzo J. Greene & Carter G. Woodson
Publisher: Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc. (Washington, D. C.)
Printing Year: 1930

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with embossed black lettering to spine and front cover, this antique volume is a scarce survey of social and economic conditions of African-American workers. "The purpose of the study is to show the various occupations in which Negroes have been employed and to determine whether or not they have increased or decreased their numbers in these various lines. Special effort has been made also to point out certain employments in which they were not originally occupied but have gone into during recent years." The work contains numerous tables and graphs. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. Review copy letter from the publisher is laid in. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 9" and contains 388 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 4049

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of books on Native Americans 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. 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 4050

$50
Title: The Art Treasures of England
Editor: J. Vernon Whitaker
Publisher: Gebbie & Barrie Publishers (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1875

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique folio is a scarce collection of the masterpieces of the best English, Irish and Scottish painters and sculptors. The work is illustrated with "over one hundred fine steel engravings with biographical and descriptive text." The volume shows significant external age/wear, with detached front board and loss of material along back edge of spine. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show foxing and marginal staining. The unpaginated book measures approximately 11" x 13.5". 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 will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 4051

$130
This vintage first day cover group is part of a large stamp 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.

Condition/Details: This lot features approximately 250 pieces and includes both circulated and uncirculated pieces. Included is a Reader's Digest First Day Cover Collection album that is full. The topics covered are widely varied including space travel, jazz, John Muir, music, Amelia Earhart and many, many others. These first day issues were well cared for and are in pleasing condition, with light age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 4052

$70
Title: Nicodemus and the Houn'Dog
Author: Inez Hogan
Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.
Printing Year: 1943

Condition/Details: Bound in red and white pictorial paper-covered boards, this volume is a scarce work of children's literature featuring the adventures of the title character, a young African-American boy, and his family and friends. The work is illustrated with many bright color drawings. The volume shows light external age/wear, with bumped corners and a small tear to the bottom of spine. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket is has a large triangular tear to front cover The book measures approximately 5.75" x 7.75" and contains 48 unnumbered pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.

Lot 4053

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Eastern European Jews. All books are in dustjackets:

- Women, Slaves and the Ignorant in Rabbinic Literature by Solomon Zucrow - Dated 1932 by Stratford Company (Boston)
- Tales of the Hasidim: The Early Masters by Martin Buber - Dated 1947 by Schocken Books
- Lithuanian Hasidism, from its Beginnings to the Present Day by Wolf Zeev Rabinowitsch - Dated 1970 by Vallentine, Mitchell (London)
- Souls on Fire: Portraits and Legends of Hasidic Masters by Elie Wiesel - Dated 1972 by Summit Books - signed.
- Yossele Rosenblatt: The Story of His Life as Told by His Son by Samuel Rosenblatt - Dated 1954 by Farrar, Straus and Young - signed.

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 4054

$50
Title: A Popular History of France from the First Revolution to the Present Time
Author: Henri Martin
Publisher: Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat (Boston)
Printing Year: 1877
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with beveled boards and bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce history of France. The work is illustrated "wood and steel plates by A. de Neuville, Leopold Flaming, G. Staal, Viollat, Philippoteaux, Lienard, and others." The volumes show light external age/wear, with tears along front gutter. The books are solidly bound with age-toned pages. They measure approximately 7" x 10" and contain 672 / 697 pages. 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 4055

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of World 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: $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 4056

$50
Title: Stenographic Reporter: Trial of Alexander McLeod
Editor: Marcus T. C. Gould
Publisher: uncredited publisher
Printing Year: 1841 (Volume II, Nos. 1-6)

Condition/Details: Bound in leather, this antique volume is a scarce collection of official documents relating to the trial of Alexander McLeod. Two appendices are also included. Volume lacks spine, and both boards are detached. Text block is intact and solidly bound with unmarked, age-toned pages that show light foxing and occasional staining. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8.75" and contains 402 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4057

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

- The Roycroft Inn: Roycroft-town, which is in East Aurora, Erie County, NY - Undated - Lodge brochure in wrappers.
- Queen of the Porch, and Other Droll Stories by Elbert Hubbard - Dated 1920 by Roycrofters (East Aurora) - gilt embossing and raised bands.
- Concerning Slang, and Other Droll Stories by Elbert Hubbard - Dated 1920 by Roycrofters (East Aurora) - gilt embossing and raised bands.
- Contemplations: Being Several Short Essays, Helpful Sermonettes, Epigrams and Orphic Sayings Selected From the Writings of Elbert Hubbard by Heloise Hawthorne - Dated 1902 by Roycrofters (East Aurora) - 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: $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 4058

$35
Title: The Radiant Tree and Other Stories
Author: Temple Baily
Publisher: Penn Publishing Company (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1934 First Edition in Rare Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with embossed black lettering to spine and front cover, this antique volume is a scarce collection of short stories first published in the leading American magazines of the day. The work is illustrated with vignettes at the beginning of each chapter. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages and decorative endpapers. The original pictorial dustjacket depicting a rosy-cheeked young lady with colorful flowers in the background is intact and shows very brightly. Jacket is now in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 7.75" and contains 317 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 4059

$40
This shelf lot includes the group of books on Native Americans 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. 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 4060

$100
Title: The Sinner (Yoshe Kalb)
Author: I. J. Singer
Publisher: Liveright Inc Publishers
Printing Year: 1933 First American Edition in Rare Original Illustrated Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in tan-colored cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of the author's first book to appear in the United States. This work by Yiddish novelist Israel Joshua Singer (1893 -1944), the brother of Nobel Prize-winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer, is "the fantastic story of the Kabbalists and wonder-working rabbis on the Austrian-Russian border. Here is the background of a large part of the American population, and here, to the accompaniment of manners, traditions, and customs amazing to the Western mind, a terrific dream of youth, passion and mysticism is enacted. A frail, dreamy youth, a Kabbalist, is married off into a dynasty of wonder-working rabbis. His father-in-law, an old sensualist, has taken to himself a new wife, scarcely older than his son-in-law. Between the two young people springs up an intimacy which leads to disaster. The young Kabbalist leaves his home to expiate his sin, by taking upon himself the suffering of exile. The story of his sin, his wanderings, and his expiation among strange peoples and strange places has no counterpart in American literature. Superstition, brutality, tenderness - an extraordinary mixture of mofits runs through this story, the style of which is bold and realistic" (dustjacket text).

The work is translated from the Yiddish by Maurice Samuel. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. Bright dustjacket is intact with minor chipping to top edge and light soiling to back cover. Dustjacket is in mylar cover. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 7.75" and contains 314 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 4061

$225
This massive 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. Buy more than one lot and save on shipping.

Condition/Details: This lot features approximately 1,800 cards with real photo content, automotive advertising, and other attractive design elements. These cards were well cared for and are in pleasing condition with some age/wear indications, older cards are more likely to exhibit signs of age and wear. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $29.50
Lot 4062

$225
Title: Little Brother & Little Sister and Other Tales
Authors: Jakob & Wilhelm Grimm
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company
Printing Year: 1917 First U. S. Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce collection of classic Brothers Grimm stories. The work is lavishly illustrated with in-text drawings and twelve tipped-in color plates by Arthur Rackham. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 7.75" x 10" and contains 251 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 4063

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on travel/exploration topics:

- Tales of Tonga by C.S. Palmer - Dated 1959 by Southern Publishing Association (Nashville) - dustjacket.
- Byways of the Tropic Seas by Hermann Norden - Undated by Macrae Smith Company (Philadelphia) - gilt embossing.
- Bush Master: Into the Jungles of Dutch Guiana by Nicol Smith - Dated 1941 by Bobbs-Merrill Company (Indianapolis) - stated first edition in dustjacket.
- The Uncivilized Races of Men in All Countries of the World by J.G. Wood - Dated 1870 by J.B. Burr and Company (Hartford) - second of two volumes with gilt embossing and raised bands.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $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 4064

$70
Title: A History of Ontario County, New York and Its People
Author: Charles F. Milliken
Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing Co.
Printing Year: 1911
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter leather with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce history of a region of northwestern New York that includes the metropolitan area of Rochester. The first volume is illustrated with frontispiece portrait of the author and numerous photographs of sites and prominent citizens. The volumes show external age/wear, with binding beginning to crack along gutters. Marble-edged pages are clean, lightly age toned. Endpapers are marbled. The books measure approximately 7.5" x 10.75". 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 4065

$40
This shelf lot includes the group of literature 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: $19.50. 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 4066

$20
Title: Kidnapped
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1950 First Edition Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright pictorial pastedown, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this Stevenson classic. The work contains an illustrated title page and 9 bright full-page color plates by noted illustrator Newell Convers Wyeth. Intact fold-out map of "the probable course of David Balfour's wanderings" is present. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Pictorial endpapers offer view of the ship sailing past an mountainous island. Previous owner's name and address appear on preliminary page. The book measures approximately 7.25" x 9.5" and contains 289 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 4067

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage titles on Native Americans:

- Red Streak of the Iroquois by Arthur C. Parker - Dated 1950 by Children's Press, Inc. (Chicago) - dustjacket slightly torn along top edges.
- Legends of the Longhouse by Jesse J. Cornplanter - Dated 1938 by J.B. Lippincott Company (Philadelphia) - dustjacket.
- The Annals of the Cakchiquels: Title of the Lords of Totonicapan translated by Adrian Recinos & Delia Goetz; Dionisio Jose Chonay - Dated 1953 by University of Oklahoma Press (Norman) - dustjacket. Two books bound as one.
- An Uninhibited Approach to Indianology by John Baldwin - Dated 1974 by Early American Artistry - stated first publication in wrappers.
- McCormick Collection of American Indian Art - Dated 1974 by Del Webb's TowneHouse (Phoenix) - exhibition catalogue in wrappers.
- In a Sacred Manner We Live: Photographs of the North American Indian photographs by Edward S. Curtis - Dated 1972 by Weathervane Books - 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 4068

$90
Title: Memorials of Affairs of State in the Reigns of Q. Elizabeth and K. James I. Collected Chiefly from the Original Papers of the Right Honourable Sir Ralph Winwood, Kt., Sometime One of the Principal Secretaries of State
Publisher: T. Ward
Printing Year: 1725
Number of Volumes: 2 volume set (volumes II and III)

Notes: Bound in leather with raised bands, this antique set is a scarce document of English history. Sir Ralph Winwood (1563-1617) was secretary to Sir Henry Neville, who he later succeeded as ambassador to the French court. The volumes show significant external age/wear, with chipping along gutters and to boards. Corners are bumped. The books are solidly bound with unmarked, age-toned pages. A small bookplate appears on the front endpaper of each volume. The books measure approximately 9.5" x 14.25". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50

Lot 4069

$150
This shelf lot includes the group of books on Collectibles 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: $25.50. 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 4070

$60
Title: National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans: Including Orators, Statesmen, Naval and Military Heroes, Jurists, Authors, Etc. Etc. from Original Full Length Paintings by Alonzo Chappel with Biographical and Historical Narratives by Evert A. Duyckinck
Authors: Alonzo Chappel & Evert A. Duyckinck
Publisher: Johnson, Fry & Company
Printing Year: 1861
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique set is a scarce collection of biographies of some of the most prominent historical figures of United States history. The work is illustrated with steel engravings. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 9" x 11.25". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50

Lot 4071

$14
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on world history:

- Life of Queen Victoria Including A History of England and Her Colonies by James Arthur Dickinson - Dated 1901 by uncredited publisher - gilt embossing.
- London Triumphant by Sydney R. Jones - Dated 1941 by Studio Publications (London)
- The Prince of Wales Book -No date provided by Hodder & Stoughton, LTD (London)
- The Queen's Gift Book - No date provided by Hodder & Stoughton, LTD (London)
- The History of the Worthies of England by John Nichols - Dated 1811 by Longman & Co.

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 4072

$225
Title: The Call of the Wild
Author: Jack London
Publisher: MacMillan Company
Printing Year: 1903 First Edition, first state

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt and red embossing, this antique volume is a scarce first of this most famous novel by American author Jack London. The work is illustrated by Philip R. Goodwin and Charles Livingston Bull. It contains both in-text illustrations and plates. All plates are present, with final plate now laid in and showing one inch tear from the side that does not affect image. The volume shows external age/wear, with light water markings to the top of back cover, slight indentation to bottom of front cover, and minor fraying to edges. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 7.75" and contains 231 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 4073

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the culinary arts and waitressing:

- The Kitchen - Dated 1885 by Rand, McNally & Company (Chicago) - wrappers.
- The Comfort of Cooking and Heating by Gas by Marion Harland - Dated 1898 by William M. Crane & Co. - wrappers with gilt embossing.
- The Up-to-Date Waitress by Janet McKenzie Hill - Dated 1907 by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston)
- Recipes for Instruction in Domestic Science edited by Emma L. Morrow - Dated 1927 by Joseph M. Egloff (Rochester)

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 4074

$60
This shelf lot includes the group of exclusive, deluxe books of the "American Past Series" shown in the corresponding image. These books all have dustjackets and are in well-preserved slipcases. They were published by Book-of-the-Month Club. 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. These books are remarkably well preserved.. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
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