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Lot 4075

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of world Jewish 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 4076

$60
Title: Red Thunder
Author: Roy S. Durstine
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1934 First edition in rare dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with paper title labels to front cover and spine, this antique volume is a scarce collection of journalistic accounts of historical developments in the Europe of the early 1930s. "In a series of extremely vivid chapters based on his recent experiences in Russia, Germany, and Austria during a lengthy visit, Mr. Durstine reveals the characters of the figures, great and small, with whom the destinies of nations lie today. Most of his time was spent in Russia, and such chapters as 'Flight to Moscow,' 'When Young Russia Wants to Write,' and 'A Country without Trademarks' present sharply drawn pictures of life and personalities in the Soviet Union today" (dustjacket flap text). The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 7.5" and contains 231 pages. Bright, intact pictorial dustjacket is in mylar cover. 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 4077

$70
This collectible coin album is part of a larger numismatic collection we are selling during this auction - check out our other auctions to view more antique and vintage coin lots. Buy more than one lot and save on shipping.

Condition/Details: This lot features a varied group of coins beginning with an 1878 dollar and running up into the 1970s There are pennies (Indian heads, etc.), nickels (buffalo, etc.), dimes (Mercury, etc.), quarters, half dollars, whole dollars, and a few premium/novelty pieces. Face value on the coins is approximately $20.00. These coins show signs of age/wear and are ungraded. Please see images. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 4078

$20
Title: Norske Digte
Illustrator: Thorolf Holmboe
Publisher: Alb. Cammermeyers Forlag (Kristiania)
Printing Year: c. 1895

Condition/Details: Bound in yellow cloth with beveled edges, bright gilt embossing and floral decoration to front cover, this antique folio is a scarce collection of illustrated Norwegian-language verse. The book is illustrated with engravings that show brightly. The volume shows light external age/wear, with bumped corners, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. This unpaginated book measures approximately 13.25" x 16.5" . 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 4079

$24
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 4080

$25
This lot includes an album of material relating to the New York lodge of the "Knights of Pythias." There are roughly 90 antique calling cards that display decorative emblems relating to that organization. Several letters from the "Office of the Grand Chancellor" and a number of newspaper articles have been pasted in. Included as well are several ribbons pertaining to that lodge. This album lacks spine, and both boards are detached. Boards show external age/wear concentrated at the extremities. The boards still show beautifully with nice patina. The cards are in very good condition with some age/wear indications. Pages are age toned and edges are somewhat brittle. Album measures 12" x 14.5". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50 . This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 4081

$35
This lot is part of a large group of art, architecture and photography books from a specialized bookseller that reviews and selects scholarly material for academic art libraries. This lot includes the following group of titles on photography:

- Andres Serrano by Victoria Combalia - Dated 1996 - exhibition catalogue.
- Andres Serrano: Fotografiska arbeten/Works, 1983-1993 - Dated 1996 by Malmo Konsthall - exhibition catalogue in wrappers.
- Der Kontrakt des Fotografen by Ralf Christofori - Dated 2006 by Akedemie der Kunste (Berlin) - exhibition catalogue solidly bound in wrappers with folding flap on covers.
- Photographers Encyclopaedia Portraits - Dated 2005 by Musee suisse de l'appareill photographique (Vevey) - oblong format exhibition catalog in dustjacket.
- Happy Birthday Photography - Dated 1989 - exhibition catalogue.

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 4082

$70
Title: American Indian Fairy Tales
Author: Margaret Compton
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company
Printing Year: 1925

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with black lettering and bright pictorial pastedown to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce collection of 16 Native American stories. The work is illustrated with a color frontispiece by E. A. Poucher that replicates the cover design. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8" and contains 201 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 4083

$14
This shelf lot includes the group of books on World History shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
Lot 4084

$76
Title: Dream Blocks
Author: Aileen Cleveland Higgins
Publisher: Duffield & Company
Printing Year: 1908

Condition/Details: Bound in beige cloth with gilt embossing to spine and pictorial pastedown on front cover, this antique volume is a scarce a collection of verses for children illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith with a color title page and 14 other full page color plates as well as smaller textual drawings in red and black. Illustrations show very brightly. The volume shows light external age/wear, with minor markings at top and bottom of back cover. The book is solidly bound with clean pages and decorative endpapers. Front endpaper bears previous owner's stamp and gift inscription in the top margin. Signature also appears in the top margin of back endpaper. The book measures approximately 7.5" x 10" and contains 45 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 4085

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of books on New York 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 4086

$110
Title: A Dissertation on Elective Attractions
Author: Toobern Bergmann
Publisher: J. Murray (London) / Charles Elliot (Edinburgh)
Printing Year: 1785

Condition/Details: This antique volume is a scarce edition of the key work by Swedish chemist and naturalist, originally published as "Disquisitio de Attractionibus Electivis," in which he includes tables listing the elements in the order of their affinity. "Translated from the Latin by the Translator of Spallanzani's Dissertation." The volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. This copy shows the usual library markings. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 8" and contains 382 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 4087

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the U.S. Civil War:

- Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to Major General George G. Meade, Major General Winfield S. Hancock, Major General John F. Reynolds and to Mark the Positions of the Pennsylvania Commands Engaged in the Battle by John P. Nicholson - Dated 1904 - complete two-volume set with gilt embossing.
- The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern Rebellion, From its Incipient Stages to its Close by Orville J. Victor - Dated 1861 by James D. Torrey - gilt embossing, spine slightly torn at top and bottom.
- Final Report on the Battlefield of Gettysburg - Dated 1900 by J.B. Lyon Company (Albany) - gilt embossing, slight 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: $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 4088

$55
Title: Destiny: A Novel in Pictures
Author: Otto Nuckel
Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.
Printing Year: 1930 First Printing

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with embossed black lettering to spine and front cover, this antique volume is a scarce early example of what has come to be known as the graphic novel. "Nuckel's medium is leadcuts, which have their own peculiar charm and are differentiated from woodcuts by the pervading half-light whose delicate, uncertain sheen still allows for the clearest detail" (dustjacket text). The volume shows light external age/wear, with minor soiling, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. Front dustjacket flap is pasted to front endpaper. The book measures approximately 7" x 8" and contains 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 4089

$24
This shelf lot includes the group of books on Furniture and Houses 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 4090

$40
Title: The Master Key
Author: L. W. de Laurence
Publisher: de Laurence, Scott & Company (Chicago)
Printing Year: 1914 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a rare work by Lauron William de Laurence (1868 - 1936), renowned book pirate, plagiarist, and publisher of occult literature. De Laurence was renowned for taking other people's works and reissuing them under his own name (sometimes retitling them in the process). Oddly, "The Master Key," a work on self-development through mind control, appears to have been actually written by de Laurence. Despite his eccentricities, de Laurence played an important part in the occult history of the United States; he was a pioneer in the business of supplying magical and occult goods by mail order, and his distribution of public domain books, such as "Secrets of the Psalms" by Godfrey Selig and "Pow Wows or the Long-Lost Friend" by John George Hohman, had a great and lasting effect on the African-American urban hoodoo community in the southern United States as well as on the development of Obeah in Jamaica. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8" and contains 410 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4091

$200
This large 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 600 cards with real photo content, Victorian lithograph finishes, New York State scenes 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: $12.50
Lot 4092

$60
Title: The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French with a Preliminary View of the French Revolution
Author: Sir Walter Scott
Publisher: J. & B. Williams (Exeter)
Printing Year: 1827 Two volumes bound in one

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards and bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scare historical biography of Napoleon by the prolific Scottish novelist. Text appears in double column format. The volume shows external age/wear, with tear to back cover. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages and marbled endpapers. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 9" and contains 494 / 414 / lxiv 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 4093

$50
This massive collectible stamp group is part of a larger philately collection we are selling during this auction - check out our other auctions to view more antique and vintage stamp lots. Buy more than one lot and save on shipping.

Condition/Details: This lot features a varied group of items including first day covers, international stamps, two mint proof sets, loose stamps, assorted stamp-related ephemera, and a massive album that is approximately 50% populated, including additional laid-in sheets. All of this material was found inside an early suitcase and was part of an estate that was consigned to us. (We will not include the suitcase if this lot is to be shipped.) These stamps and other materials were well cared for and show nicely with some signs of age/wear. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
Lot 4094

$45
Title: A Vision
Author: W. B. Yeats
Publisher: MacMillan Company
Printing Year: 1938 Stated First Printing

Condition/Details: Bound in green and black cloth with embossed lettering to front cover and spine, this volume is a scarce first edition of a work by Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939), in which he presents a book-length study of various philosophical, historical, astrological, and poetic topics. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author and several diagrams. The volume shows light external age/wear, with mild cover soiling and wear, and is solidly bound with pages that have occasional underling in pencil and margin. Several of the pages are dog-eared. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8.5" and contains 305 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4095

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of books on Glass 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 4096

$12
Title: Hispanic Culture and Character of the Sephardic Jews
Author: Mair Jose Benardete
Publisher: Hispanic Institute in the United States (New York City)
Printing Year: 1953

Condition/Details: Privately bound in black cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce scholarly study of the Sephardic Diaspora. Benardete was born in Turkey and emigrated to the United States in 1910. He taught at Hunter College, New York. Benardete wrote a number of volumes in the field of Spanish literature and civilization, including several Loyalist ballads presented in English translation in "And Spain Sings" (1937), which he prepared in collaboration with the poet Rolfe Humphries. This volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. The book measures approximately 7" x 10.25" and contains 186 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 4097

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Jewish-German culture:

- A Rabbi's Impressions of the Oberammergau Passion Play by Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf - Dated 1901 by Edward Stern & Co., Inc. (Philadelphia) - gilt embossing. Front board detaching from spine.
- Germans and Jews: The Right, the Left, and the Search for a "Third Force" in Pre-Nazi Germany by George L. Mosse - Dated 1971 by Orbach & Chambers (London) - dustjacket.
- History of the Sunderland Jewish Community by Arnold Levy - Dated 1956 by MacDonald (London) - dustjacket slightly torn near top of spine.
- Gedenkbuch fur Moses Mendelssohn by J. Bergmann et al. - Dated 1929 by M. Poppelauer (Berlin) - 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: $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 4098

$225
Title: The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha
Author: Miguel Cervantes de Saavedra
Publisher: J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper
Printing Year: 1749
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in leather with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce second edition of Charles Jervas' highly regarded and early translation of this seminal work of world literature. Through a printer's error, it came to be known, and is still known, as "the Jarvis translation." The most scholarly and accurate English translation of the novel up to that time, it has been criticized by some as being too stiff. Nevertheless, it became the most frequently reprinted translation of the novel until about 1885. The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits and engravings. The volumes show significant external age/wear, with both volumes having detached boards, split binding and chipped spines. Age-toned pages show occasional foxing. The books measure approximately 5.5" x 8.25". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4099

$45
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: $27.50. 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 4100

$75
This lot includes the antique African map shown in the corresponding image. This linen-backed map is entitled "Map of the Seat of War in Africa" and was prepared in the War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Military Information Division, 1899. It is stated to be the Supplement to the National Geographic Magazine for December, 1899. Map shows areas of South Africa in great detail, with a corner box giving a more expansive view of southern Africa. There are small tears and fraying to edges. Map has been folded, but it shows no pin holes or markings. It approximately measures 35" x 49". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 4101

$22
This shelf lot includes the group of antique 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: $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 4102

$50
Title: Nicodemus and the Little Black Pig
Author: Inez Hogan
Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.
Printing Year: 1938

Condition/Details: Bound in green, black, 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 color drawings. The volume shows light external age/wear, with bumped corners, four small scratch marks and dents to top of front cover. Back cover shows very small tears and scuffing. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 7.75" and contains xxx 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 4103

$20
This antique stamp group is part of a large philatelic collection we are selling during this auction - check out our other auctions to view more antique and vintage stamp lots. Buy more than one lot and save on shipping.

Condition/Details: This lot features 36 stamps mounted on a period printed sheet which is entitled "Collection of Japanese Postage Stamps & Revenue Stamps." Cancellation marks indicate that the stamps date from the late 1910s into the 1920s. These stamps are in excellent condition, the colors are bright and unfaded. The mounting sheet shows some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities and has one fold crease just right of center. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 4104

$35
This lot includes the two issues of "The House Beautiful Building Annual" shown in the corresponding image. These lavishly illustrated issues were published by Atlantic Monthly Company and correspond to the years 1925 and 1926. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books 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 4105

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of books on Mythology and Mysticism 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 4106

$650
Title: Panegyricae Orationes Veterum Oratorum Notis, ac Numismatibus Illustravit et Italicam Interpretationeem
Author: Laurentius Patarol
Publisher: Nicolaum Pezzana (Venice)
Printing Year: 1708 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in vellum with label to spine, this antique volume is a scarce work of numismatics. Double column text, with one side in Latin and the facing column in Italian. The book is illustrated with five plates in the back. The volume shows remarkably little external age/wear for its age. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show occasional staining. The book measures approximately 4.75" x 7.25" and contains 516 pages plus 12 pages of index and two pages of errata. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4107

$20
Title: The McCall Blue Book of Patterns
Publisher: McCall Company
Printing Year: 1922

Condition/Details: Bound in original blue wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce catalogue of McCall patterns. The work is profusely illustrated with many drawings. The volume shows light external age/wear, with small tears to extremities. The catalogue is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 10.25" x 13.75" 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 4108

$55
Title: El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha
Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Publisher: Libreria Europea de Baudry (Paris)
Printing Year: 1835 First Edition Thus

Condition/Details: Privately bound in brown cloth, this antique volume is a scarce edition of the great work of Cervantes. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author and numerous plates. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages with marbled edges. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.5" and contains xxxix / 779 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 4109

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of children's 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 4110

$475
Title: The Amberley Papers: The Letters and Diaries of Bertrand Russell's Parents
Editors: Bertrand and Patricia Russell
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Inc.
Printing Year: 1937 Stated First (U.S.) Edition
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set signed by Bertrand Russell

Notes: Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering to spines, this slipcased set is a scarce autographed first edition of the letters and diaries of John Russell, Viscount Amberley (1842 - 1876) and Katherine Louisa Stanley (1844 - 1874). The first volume is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Lord John Russell. Bertrand Russell's signature appears on the half-title pages of both volumes. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Slipcase shows some tearing to extremities and a small hole in the back panel. The books measure approximately 6" x 9".

Lot 4111

$80
This large 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 600 cards with real photo content, Victorian lithograph finishes, international and American scenes, 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: $12.50
Lot 4112

$35
Title: Our Own Country Representing Our Native Land and Its Splendid Natural Scenery, Rivers, Lakes, Waterfalls, Geysers, Glaciers, Mountains, Canons, Entrancing Landscapes, Historic Homes, Places and Scenes Reproduced in a Series of Five Hundred Superb Original Photographs, with Graphic Historical Descriptions and Character Sketches, Constituting a Complete Historic and Geographic Picturesque America
Authors: James Cox & William S. Bryan
Publisher: Jno. W. Corley Publishing & Promotion Co. (St. Louis)
Printing Year: 1913

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt embossing to front cover, this antique folio is a scarce collection of photographs depicting the natural scenery of the United States. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 11" x 13" and contains 336 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 4113

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Kodak/Eastman:

- Changing Focus: Kodak and the Battle to Save a Great American Company by Alecia Swasy - Dated 1997 by Random House - stated first edition in dustjacket.
- George Eastman by Carl W. Ackerman - Dated 1930 by Houghton Mifflin Company - dustjacket worn around edges.
- George Eastman: A Biography by Elizabeth Brayer - Dated 1996 by Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore) - dustjacket.
- William G. Stuber: A Biography by Rose R. Stuber - Dated 1951 by Leo Hart (Rochester) - slipcase shows slight water marks on rear. One of 165 printed editions.
- The Story of Kodak by Douglas Collins - Dated 1990 by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. - 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: $16.50. 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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