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Lot 4151

$300
This massive 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 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 4152

$50
Title: Nicodemus Helps Uncle Sam
Author: Inez Hogan
Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.
Printing Year: 1943 Stated First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in red, white and blue 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, and is solidly bound with pages and endpapers that show pencil markings. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 7.75" and contains 45 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 4153

$50
This shelf lot includes the very large group of books on world Jewish 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: $30.50. 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 4154

$70
Title: Pharmacologia
Author: J. A. Paris
Publisher: Samuel Wood & Sons, R. Lockwood, S. B. Collins & Samuel S. Wood & Co. (Baltimore)
Printing Year: 1825

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce work on chemical science and medical substances. The two volumes are bound as one. This is the third American, from the sixth London edition. The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners and rubbing. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.75" and contains 376 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 4155

$140
This shelf lot includes the group of Little Golden 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: $21.50. 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 4156

$200
Title: The History of Tattooing and Its Significance with some Other Forms of Corporal Marking
Author: W. D. Hambly
Publisher: MacMillan Company
Printing Year: 1927

Condition/Details: This vintage work is a scarce work on decorative body modification. The book contains a frontispiece illustration, plates (several of which have been excised), and a fold-out map. This ex-library copy has been rebound and shows little external age/wear. The book is solidly bound with clean pages, pocket on front endpaper and the usual library markings. Fold-out map is torn in two parts. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 346 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 4157

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

- Maiolica by C. Drury E. Fortnum - Dated 1882 by Chapman and Hall, Limited - three-quarter leather binding with marble boards and gilt embossing.
- Historic Styles in Furniture by Virginia Robie - Dated 1905 by Herbert S. Stone (Chicago)
- Dresden China: An Introduction to the Study of Meissen Porcelain by W.B. Honey - Dated 1934 by A. & C. Black LTD (London)
- Catalogue of Japanese Lacquer: Part I, General by Edward F. Strange - Dated 1924 by His Majesty's Stationery Office (London) - 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: $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 4158

$175
Title: The Apples of New York
Author: S. A. Beach
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Company, Printers (Albany, N.Y.)
Printing Year: 1905
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce work of botany. The work is illustrated with frontispieces, black-and-white and color plates. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with bumped corners and scuffing. Rear cover of volume one shows light staining. The books are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 6.5" x 9.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $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 4159

$14
This shelf lot includes the group of auction catalogues 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 4160

$40
Title: Report on the Population, Industries and Resources of Alaska / Report on the Seal Islands of Alaska
Author: Ivan Petroff / Henry W. Elliott
Publisher: uncredited
Printing Year: 1882 /1880

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce collection of two early government reports on the territory of Alaska. The work is illustrated with chromolithographic plates and several color plates. A number of maps are also present. The volume shows external age/wear, with front board detached and loss of material to top and bottom of spine. Edges of spine are split and chipped. and is solidly bound with clean pages. Some plates show wear to edges, with small tears and occasional soiling. The book measures approximately 9.5" x 11.5" and contains 189/188 pages (final pages of this volume contain title page and the two pages of "letter of transmittal" of Henry Hall's "Report on the Ship-Building Industry of the United States") . 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 4161

$18
Title: Letters from a Globetrotter
Author: Elmer D. Raymond
Publisher: The Round-the-World Society
Printing Year: 1925

Condition/Details: Bound in its original pebbled black binder, this antique volume is a scarce collection of letters and postage from around the world. Each letter is typed 2-3 pages and is basically a diary entry from the writer's stay in various international locales. The letters were then mailed to the recipient from that location, and so bear postage from that country. There are 60 letters included, all but four bear postage. The volume shows some external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly toned pages. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 9.25". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4162

$30
Title: Deerslayer
Author: James Fenimore Cooper
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1929 First Edition Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth

Condition/Details: Bound in dark blue cloth with bright pictorial pastedown, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this title by Fenimore Cooper. The work contains an illustrated title page and 9 bright full-page color plates by noted illustrator Newell Convers Wyeth. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Pictorial endpapers offer view of Indians perched on a rocky ledge. The book measures approximately 7.25" x 9.5" and contains 462 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 4163

$175
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 and hundreds or perhaps thousands of collected vintage and antique correspondence with original postage, both domestic and International. We did see some unused postage during our perusal. These stamps and other materials and show nicely with some signs of age/wear. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $39.50
Lot 4164

$14
Title: The Order of Prayer for Divine Service / Order of Prayer in the House of Mourners /Hymns, for Divine Service in the Temple Emanu-el
Editors: L. Merzbacher & S. Adler
Publisher: John Medole & Son, Book and Job Printers (New York City)
Printing Year: 1879 /1871

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing showing temple on both front and rear covers, this antique volume is a scarce three-part work intended to be used in religious worship. The prayer books are in Hebrew with English text on facing page and read from right to left (the two Hebrew texts are separated by several blank pages); the hymn book is in German with English text on facing page and reads from right to left (only English text is provided for the final four of the 37 hymns). The volume shows external age/wear. Both hinges are cracked and rear board is beginning to detach. Except for three signatures on the blank pages separating the Hebrew and German texts, the age-toned pages are unmarked. The book measures approximately 4.75" x 7.25" and contains 181 / 17 / 71 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 4165

$50
This shelf lot includes the group of books on collectible pottery 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 4166

$12
This lot includes the group of collector's price guides and books on watches shown in the corresponding image. Among the watches presented are American pocket watches, dollar watches, railroad watches, Mickey Mouse watches and various types of antique timepieces. 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 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: $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 4167

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on philosophy and theology:

- Victor by Mrs. L.A. Holdich - Dated 1861 by Carlton & Porter - Spine slightly torn near middle.
- Moral Tales: Or a Selection of Interesting Stories by Peter Parley - Dated 1840 by Cornish, Lamport & Co. - gilt embossing.
- The Light of Asia by Edwin Arnold - Dated 1880 by Roberts Brothers (Boston) - gilt embossing.
- The Philosophy of Electrical Phychology: In a Course of Twelve Lectures by John Bovee Dods - Dated 1854 by Fowlers and Wells - gilt embossing.
- High Gods in North America by W. Schmidt - Dated 1933 by Oxford Clarendon Press - gilt embossing.
- Phillips Brooks: The Man, the Preacher, and the Author based on the "Estimate" by Newell Dunbar - Dated 1893 by John K. Hastings (Boston) - gilt embossing, gilt-edged pages.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 4168

$30
Title: Mazurca para dos muertos
Author: Camilo Jose Cela
Publisher: Circulo de Lectores (Barcelona)
Printing Year: 1984 Inscribed First Printing

Condition/Details: Bound in dark green cloth with pale lettering , this volume is a scarce edition of the novel by Nobel Prize-winning Spanish author Camilo Jose Cela (1916 -2002). This work, awarded Spain's "Premio Nacional de Literatura," is an account of murder and revenge set in Galicia. A short index of Galician words translated into Spanish appears at the rear. The author's inscription on half-title page reads as follows: "A Tuula Wikander, / con todo afecto / Camilo Jose Cela / Palma de Mallorca / primavera del 87." The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket is intact and in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 8.25" and contains 244 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4169

$22
This shelf lot includes the group of books on cameras and photography 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: $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 4170

$130
Title: The Religious Minorities of Chios: Jews and Roman Catholics
Author: Philip P. Argenti
Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press
Printing Year: 1970

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this volume is a scarce scholarly study of the religious minorities of the island of Chios against the background of Orthodox Greek religion and the succession of Byzantine, Genoese and Turkish administrations. The work is illustrated with photographs. The volume shows very light external age/wear. Binding is cracked at half-title page. Pages are clean and unmarked. Dustjacket is in mylar cover. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 9" and contains 581 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 4171

$24
This antique 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 seven cards produced by the Ullman Manufacturing Company. Each card is labeled and represents a day of the week, with the image featuring a Sunbonnet child performing a host of chores. These cards were well cared for and are in pleasing condition with some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 4172

$55
Title: The Oriental Annual or Scenes in India
Author: Rev. Hobart Caunter
Publisher: Charles Tilt (London)
Printing Year: 1837

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt elephant, palm tree and camel designs, this antique volume is a scarce illustrated history of India. The work is illustrated with 22 engravings from drawings by William Daniell. One plate is detached and laid in at the front of the book. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with gilt edges and age-toned pages that show foxing (particularly noticeable on some of plates). The book measures approximately 5.25" x 8" and contains 242 pages plus 10 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4173

$130
This 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 group of unused stamps, both American and international, including several USPS proof sets from the 1970s and 1980s. The stamps date back to the mid-20th century up to the late 20th century. We estimate the face value of the US stamps to be around $150.00. 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: $12.50
Lot 4174

$130
Title: The Bone People
Author: Keri Hulme
Publisher: Spiral in association with Hodder and Stoughton (Auckland)
Printing Year: 1985 Inscribed

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this volume is a scarce Booker Prize-winning novel by New Zealand writer Keri Hulme (b. 1947). The book is inscribed and signed in Maori. The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Illustrated dustjacket is intact and in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8.75" and contains 450 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4175

$40
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: $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 4176

$45
Title: Brave New World
Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: Sun Dial Press (Garden City, New York)
Printing Year: 1932 First Edition in Rare Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright red embossing to spine and front cover, this volume is a scarce first edition of Huxley's dystopian novel, set in the London of 2540. The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Dustjacket has a tear measuring 1.5" x 2" to the bottom right-hand corner. Dustjacket is now in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8" and contains 311 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 4177

$250
This vintage 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 hundreds of unused stamps and envelopes with printed postage. All of the postage in this lot is usable, face value totals approximately $500.00. These items 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: $12.50
Lot 4178

$30
Title: The Sunbonnet Babies in Holland: A Second Reader
Author: Eulalie Osgood Grover
Publisher: Rand McNally & Company
Printing Year: 1915 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in beige pictorial cloth with bright decorative embossing, this antique volume is a scarce work of children's literature. The work contains many bright color illustrations by Bertha Corbett Melcher. The volume shows light external age/wear, with light soiling to covers and frayed corners. The book is solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. The page containing map shows small tear at the bottom of the page that does not affect either image or caption. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 7.75" and contains 150 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 4179

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of East Asian art 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: $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 4180

$22
Title: Distinguished Jews of America: A Collection of Biographical Sketches of Jews Who Have Made Their Mark in Business, the Professions, Politics, Science, etc.
Editor: J. Pfeffer
Publisher: Distinguished Jews of America Pub. Co.
Printing Year: 1917 Volume One

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce reference work on Jewish American history and culture. The work is illustrated with many photographs. The volume shows external age/wear, with small tears to top and bottom of gutters. The book is solidly bound with clean, unmarked gilt-edged pages and marbled endpapers. The book measures approximately 8" x 11" and contains 493 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 4181

$45
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:

- Les oies sauvages riaient et dieu s'endormit tot by Jean-Luc Mylayne & Laurent Buisine - Dated 2004 by Musee des Arts Contemporains au Grand-Hornu - exhibition catalogue in wrappers with folding flap on front cover.
- Monte Carasso: la ricerca di un centro. Un viaggio fotografico di Gabriele Basilico con Luigi Snozzi - Dated 1996 by The Swiss Federal Office of Culture - oblong exhibition catalogue in wrappers.
- Peter Klasen: Nowhere Anywhere, Photographies 1970-2005 by Daniel Sibony - Dated 2005 by Cercle d'Art - dustjacket.
- John Hilliard by Regis Durand et al. - Dated 1999 by Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca - stated first edition oblong format exhibition catalogue in wrappers.
- Sunlight, Solitude, Democracy, Home...: Photographs by Robert Adams by Susan Fillin-Yeh & Leo Rubinfien - Dated 2001 by Trustees of the Reed Institute - exhibition catalogue in wrappers.
- Le regard a L'oeuvre by Henry-Claude Cousseau & Gabriel Bauret - Dated 2006 by Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts - exhibition catalogue.

Nearly all the books from this collection are in almost new condition. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 4182

$40
Title: A Night To Remember
Author: Walter Lord
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Printing Year: 1956 Inscribed and signed by the author

Condition/Details: Bound in black boards with yellow cloth spine, this volume is a scarce autographed copy of Walter Lord's documentary-style non-fiction account about the sinking of the RMS Titanic. The work is illustrated with photographs and endpaper diagrams of the boat deck and tank top of RMS Titanic. Author's inscription appears on a preliminary page and reads: "For Tom Fenton / with best wishes, / Walter Lord." The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Mylar-covered illustrated dustjacket is intact and shows wear and small tears along folds. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8.5" and contains 209 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 4183

$200
This large antique 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 holiday and greeting postcards with Victorian lithograph finishes, real photo content 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 4184

$12
Title: Favorite Works of Art: Six Photo-Gravures

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers
Printing Year: c. 1890

Condition/Details: Bound in decorative gray cloth with brown boards, this antique oblong volume is a scarce collection of six tissue-guarded engraved plates entitled "Her First Love Letter," "The Interrupted Courtship," "Under Green Apple-Boughs," "Sunday Morning," "Cupid's Kiss," and "The Intended." The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped/frayed corners and chipped covers. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 11" x 9.25". 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 4185

$26
This shelf lot includes the group of U.S. history books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $21.50. 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 4186

$50
Title: Black Diamonds; or, Humor, Satire, and Sentiment, Treated Scientifically by Professor Julius Caesar Hannibal in a Series of Burlesque Lectures, Darkly Colored, Originally Published in "The New York Picayune"
Author: Julius Caesar Hannibal (William Levinson)
Publisher: T. L. Magagnos, Astor Publishing House
Printing Year: 1855

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with gilt title and vignette of title character on spine, this antique volume is a scarce work of satirical “humor” in the “Black” dialect used by white writers in the 19th century. The work is illustrated with plates by John William Orr. The volume shows light external age/wear, with bumped corners and a small hole to rear gutter. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages, measures approximately 5.5" x 7.5" and contains 364 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 4187

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on the U.S. Civil War:

- A Daily Journal - Dated 1864 - marble boards.
- History of the Civil War in America - Dated 1875 by Porter & Coates (Philadelphia) - gilt embossing. Front cover detaching from spine.
- Pictorial History of The Civil War in the United States of America, Volume II by Benson J. Lossing - No date provided by Winter & Co. (Hartford) - gilt embossing. Front endpapers and title page disbound.
- Pictorial History of The Civil War in the United States of America, Volume III by Benson J. Lossing - No date provided by Winter & Co. (Hartford) - gilt embossing. Front board detaching from spine.
- The Photographic History of the Civil War edited by Robert S. Lanier - Dated 1987 by Blue & Grey Press (Secaucus) - 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.
Lot 4188

$70
Title: Fashion in Paris: The Various Phases of Feminine Taste and Aesthetics from the Revolution to the End of the XIXth Century
Author: Octave Uzanne
Publisher: William Heinemann (London)
Printing Year: 1901

Condition/Details: Bound in olive green cloth with embossed white lettering and design to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce history of women's fashion. The work is illustrated with "twenty-four hand-colored plates and two hundred and fifty text illustrations by Francois Courboin." The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show occasional foxing. The book measures approximately 8" x 11" and contains 180 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.

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