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Lot 4302

$35
Title: Nicodemus and His New Shoes
Author: Inez Hogan
Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.
Printing Year: 1937 Stated First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in blue, 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 external age/wear, with bumped corners and chipping to spine. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. 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 4303

$80
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.

This lot features a varied group of stamps, principally American. These stamps were amassed by one collector, but clearly came from many other smaller collections, over time.

Condition/Details: 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: $29.50
Lot 4304

$110
Title: Tuscan Sculptors: Their Lives, Works and Times with Illustrations from Original Drawings and Photographs
Author: Charles C. Perkins
Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green
Printing Year: 1864
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in red cloth, this antique set is a scarce reference work on Italian sculpture. The work is illustrated with frontispieces and numerous plates. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with light soiling to covers and denting to back edge of the spine of second volume. The books are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 8.5" x 11.5". 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 4305

$70
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: $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 4306

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of I. C. S. Reference and International Library of Technology books shown in the corresponding image. The former are "a series of textbooks prepared for students of the international correspondence schools and containing in present form the instruction papers, examination questions, and keys used in their various courses." Books were published by the International Textbook Company of Scranton. 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
Lot 4307

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on international culture and linguistics:

- La pronunciacion del espanol en America by Delos Lincoln Canfield - Dated 1962 by Bogota - signed, in wrappers.
- Mexican Popular Arts by Frances Toor - Dated 1939 by Frances Toor Sudios (Manchester) - dustjacket.
- L'art portugais by Reynoldo dos Santos - Dated 1953 by Editions d'Histoire et d'Art Librairie Plon - gilt embossing, raised bands.
- Harrap's Standard French and English Dictionary by J.E. Mansion - Dated 1973 by Harrap (London) & Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited (Toronto) - part two, English-French, gilt embossing.
- Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska by William W. Fitzhugh & Aron Crowell - Dated 1988 by Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington) - 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: $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 4308

$100
Title: The Pirates Own Book; or, Authentic Narratives of the Lives, Exploits, and Executions of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers with Historical Sketches of the Ioassamee, Spanish, Ladrone, West India, Malay and Algerine Pirates
Publisher: Francis Blake (Portland, ME)
Printing Year: 1859

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright silver embossing, this antique volume is a scarce history of piracy based on actual documents, recounts in lurid detail the life, atrocities and bloody death of the infamous Black Beard as well as the cold-blooded exploits of Jean Lafitte, Robert Kidd, Edward Low, Thomas White, Anne Bonney, Mary Read and scores of other maritime marauders. The work is illustrated with wood engravings. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 7.5" and contains 432 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 4309

$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: $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 4310

$22
Title: Oriental Lacquer: Art and Technique
Author: K. Herberts
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Printing Year: circa 1962

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this large volume is a scarce comprehensive work on the techniques of Chinese and Japanese lacquerwork. It was originally published in Germany in 1959 under the title "Das Buch der ostasiatischen Lackkunst." The work is illustrated with many tipped-in plates. Two area maps appear at the back. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket has a number of small tears to extremities. The book measures approximately 10.5" x 12.5" and contains 513 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be:. 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 4311

$20
Title: Little Black Sambo
Author: Helen Bannerman
Publisher: American Crayon Co. (Sandusky, Ohio)
Printing Year: 1931

Condition/Details: Bound in original pictorial boards, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this title. The work contains black-and-white drawings and six full-page color plates by Fern Bissel Peat. The volume shows external age/wear, with frayed corners and chipping to spine. Binding is cracked. Pages are clean and unmarked with bright illustrations. Dustjacket is tattered and torn with large portions lacking. The book measures approximately 9.75" x 13" and contains 14 pages (including illustrated endpapers with text). Please note that this catalogue contains another title from this series. See lot #30. 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 4312

$45
Title: Danzas indigenas del Brasil
Author: Felicitas Barreto
Publisher: Instituto Indigenista Interamericano (Mexico, D. F.)
Printing Year: 1960

Condition/Details: Bound in tan-colored cloth with bright red embossed lettering and pictorial design to front cover, this volume is a scarce Spanish-language scholarly study of the dance of the tribes of Brazil. Among the tribes discussed here are the Xavantes, Apapocuva, and Karajas. The work is illustrated with 22 plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Intact dustjacket is in mylar cover. Rear cover of dustjacket shows minor soiling and scuffing. The book measures approximately 8.75" x 11.5" and contains 137 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 4313

$60
This shelf lot includes the group of signed Arch Merrill 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: $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 4314

$12
Title: Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One
Author: David Whitehouse
Publisher: Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, N.Y.)
Printing Year: 1997

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright gilt embossing, this volume is a scarce first volume in the Corning Museum's Catalog Series. The work is illustrated with many color photographs. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. The book measures approximately 9.25" x 12" and contains 381 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 4315

$30
This shelf lot includes the very large group of Jewish literary titles 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 4316

$100
Title: Recovery from Sickness: A Present to One Lately Raised from a Dangerous Disorder Containing Serious Reflections, Resolutions and Devotions, Suitable to that Occasion
Publisher: T. and J. Fleet (Boston)
Printing Year: 1768

Condition/Details: This disbound antique pamphlet is a scarce theological work. The volume shows light external age/wear, with chipped remnants of original binding to spine and minor chipping to bottom right-hand corner. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4.5" x 6.75" and contains 34 pages plus one page of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4317

$325
This antique and vintage stamp group is part of a large 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.

This lot features a true labor of love. Spread across eight binders, uncirculated individual stamps and small stamp sheets dating from 1923 through 1985 have been tipped-in to a custom album. Each stamp is accompanied by a hand-typed, detailed history of the stamp's content. We estimate the face value of these unused stamps to easily be in excess of $600.00.

Condition/Details: These stamps are in excellent condition, we saw only some light age toning on the oldest stamps and no other age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 4318

$12
This lot includes the group of vintage New York State hunting licenses shown in the corresponding image. There are also two softcover publications in this group: "Fish and Game Laws, Massachusetts 1906" and " Federal Hunters' Pocket Record." 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 4319

$110
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: $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 4320

$50
Title: Why Are We In Vietnam?
Author: Norman Mailer
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Printing Year: 1967, third impression signed by the author

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth boards with the original color illustrated dustjacket, this Norman Mailer novel about a hunting expedition in remote Alaska was signed with a personal inscription on the half title. The volume shows light external wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages; the signature is in bold black felt-tip pen and shows beautifully. Dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.25" and contains 208 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 4321

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of salesman samples with the theme of natural disasters and catastrophic events:

- Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic: The Ocean's Greatest Disaster edited by Marshall Everett - Dated 1912 by L.H. Walter
- The History of the San Francisco Disaster and Mount Vesuvius Horror by Charles Eugene Banks & Opie Read - Dated 1906 by Hoey Publishing Co. (Chicago) - gilt embossing.
- Complete Story of the Martinique and St. Vincent Horrors by William A. Garesche - Dated 1902 by A.B. Kuhlman Company (Chicago) - gilt embossing. Slight water marks on rear board.
- The World on Fire by Murat Halstead - Dated 1902 by International Publishing Society - 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 4322

$50
Title: Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera
Author: Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)
Publisher: Excudebat Cajetanus Raymundus (Naples)
Printing Year: 1815
Number of Volumes: 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering to brown morroco spine label, this antique set is a scarce collection of the works of Horace in the original Latin. This work contains a biography of the poet and notes by Louis Desprez. The volumes show external age/wear, with bumped corners, rubbed covers and minor loss of material to the bottom front edge of first volume and to a portion of the front gutter of the second. The volumes are solidly bound with unmarked, age-toned pages. Spine of first volume has damage that has not resulted in loss of material. Bottom right-hand corner of title page of second volume has been torn out, as has a small portion of initial page. These tears either do not affect the text or do so only marginally. The books measure approximately 7.75" x 9.75". 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 4323

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of antique books on U.S. 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: $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 4324

$50
Title: The Ghetto
Author: Louis Wirth
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Printing Year: 1928 First edition in rare dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in pebbled blue cloth with bright purple paper title labels on spine and front cover, this antique volume is a scarce study of Jewish immigrant colonies from the time of the medieval ghetto to modern United States cities. The work contains illustrations from woodcuts by Todros Geller. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Original illustrated dustjacket is intact and in mylar cover. Dustjacket has two small tears to the back of cover and 2" diagonal tear from top left-hand corner that reaches the top edge of front cover illustration. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8" and contains 306 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 4325

$40
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: $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 4326

$16
Title: The Black Arrow
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1927 Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright pictorial pastedown, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this work by Robert Louis Stevenson. 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. The book measures approximately 7.25" x 9.5" and contains 328 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 4327

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on the Spanish-American war with gilt embossing:

- The War in Cuba: Being a Full Account of Her Great Struggle for Freedom by Gonzalo de Quesada & Henry Davenport Northrop - Dated 1896 by W.R. Vansant
- Life and Heroic Deeds of Admiral Dewey by Louis Stanley Young & Henry Davenport Northrop - Dated 1899 by Standard Publishing Co. (Philadelphia)
- The History and Conquest of the Philippines and our Other Island Possessions by Alden March - Dated 1899 by International Publishing Co. (Philadelphia)
- Our New Possessions: Four Books in One by Trumbell White - Dated 1898 by International Publishing Co. (Philadelphia)
- United States in War with Spain and the History of Cuba by Trumbell White - Dated 1898 by International Publishing Co. (Philadelphia)

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 4328

$120
Title: Amazing Adventures
Author: S. Baring Gould
Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co.
Printing Year: 1903 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in original cloth-backed pictorial boards, this antique oblong volume is a rare work of children's literature. The book seems to have an interesting publishing history: the original publisher's name (Skeffington & Sons) has been covered on the title-page and front cover by a pasted-on strip bearing the Frederick Warne imprint. The rear cover has a Warne & Co. bookplate-style sticker measuring 2.75" x 2.75", presumably covering another Skeffington device. The work is illustrated with chromolithographs by Harry B. Neilson. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. The book measures approximately 13.5" x 9" and contains 53 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 4329

$26
This shelf lot includes the group of 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: $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 4330

$175
Title: The Small Fruits of New York
Author: U. P. Hedrick
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Company, Printers
Printing Year: 1925

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce work of botany. The work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece and many bright color plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 9.75" x 12" and contains 614 pages. 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 4331

$275
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.

This lot features approximately 1,700 cards with real photo content, ships, a Belgian series featuring cats performing human activities, a series of ornithological cards by Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Victorian lithograph finishes, and other attractive design elements.

Condition/Details: 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 4332

$50
Title: The Moon Is Down: A Novel
Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Viking Press
Printing Year: 1942 Stated First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright silver lettering to spine, this volume is a scarce first edition of this novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket shows fraying along top and bottom of spine. Jacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5" x 7.75" and contains 188 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 4333

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Jewish political culture:

- The Truth About "The Protocols of Zion": A Complete Exposure by Herman Bernstein - Dated 1935 by Covici Friede - dustjacket.
- The Jew and Communism: The Story of Early Communist Victories and Ultimate Defeats in the Jewish Community, U.S.A., 1919-1941 by Melech Epstein - No date provided by Trade Union Sponsoring Committee - gilt embossing.
- Never Again: A Program for Survival by Meir Kahane - Dated 1971 by Nash Publishing (Los Angeles) - stated first printing in dustjacket.
- Time to Go Home by Meir Kahane - Dated 1972 by Nash Publishing (Los Angeles) - stated first printing in dustjacket.
- God's Warriors: Dramatic Adventures of Rabbis in Uniform by Dov Peretz Elkins - Dated 1974 by Jonathan David Publishers (Middle Village) - 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: $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 4334

$50
Title: American Ancestry: Giving the Name and Descent in the Male Line of Americans Whose Ancestors Settled in the United States Previous to the Declaration of Independence
Publisher: Joel Munsell's Sons, Publishers (Albany, NY)
Printing Year: 1890 - 1895
Number of Volumes: 4

Notes: Volumes included in this lot: V, VII, IX, X. All volumes show significant wear to binding, with loss and/or detaching of boards/spine. Text blocks are intact, with unmarked, age-toned paper. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50

Lot 4335

$28
This shelf lot includes the very large group of Israeli history books shown in the corresponding image, including themes such as military, religion, and politics. 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 4336

$90
Title: The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, Including Public Addresses, Her Own Letters and Many from Her Contemporaries during Fifty Years
Author: Ida Husted Harper
Publisher: Bowen-Merrill Company
Printing Year: 1899
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in light blue cloth with paper spine labels, this antique set is a scarce biography of Susan Brownell Anthony (1820 - 1906), prominent American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage into the United States. The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits and numerous photographs. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with light soiling to covers. The books are solidly bound with clean, age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 6.5" x 9.5". 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 4337

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on etiquette:

- The Mentor: A Little Book for the Guidance of Such Men and Boys as Would Appear to Advantage in the Society of Persons of the Better Sort by Alfred Ayres - Dated 1885 by Funk & Wagnalls - gilt embossing.
- The Bazar Book of the Household - Dated 1875 by Harper & Brothers - gilt embossing.
- Chesterfield's Art of Letter-Writing, Simplified - Dated 1857 by Dick & Fitzgerald
- Domestic Duties by Mrs. William Parkes - Dated 1829 by J. & J. Harper
- Decorum: A Practical Treatise of Etiquette and Dress of the Best American Society - Dated 1878 by J.A. Ruth & Co (Chicago) - gilt embossing, gilt-edged pages.
- Our Deportment; or, the Manners, Conduct and Dress of the Most Refined Society by John H. Young - Dated 1881 by F.B. Dickerson & Co. (Detroit) - gilt embossing.
- Physical Beauty: How to Obtain and How to Preserve It by Annie Jenness Miller - Dated 1892 by Charles L. Webster & Co. - gilt embossing.
- Charm by Margery Wilson - Dated 1934 by Frederick A. Stokes Company - signed in dustjacket.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50. This lot is part of a large collection of books and ephemera that we will be selling over the coming months, from the estate of Lewis E. Shuman, long-time collector from Rochester, New York.
Lot 4338

$90
Title: Thrilling Adventures among the Indians: Comprising the Most Remarkable Personal Narrative of Events in the Early Indian Wars, as well as of Incidents in the Recent Indian Hostilities in Mexico and Texas
Author: John Frost
Publisher: J. W. Bradley (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1851

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce early account of Native American history and culture. The work is lavishly illustrated with hand-colored frontispiece and many black-and-white engravings. The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners and tearing along the bottom two inches of front gutter. Binding is cracked at table of contents. Age-toned pages show smudges and light foxing throughout, one illustration is torn. Frontispiece is now pasted to front endpaper. The book measures approximately 6" x 9.25" and contains 448 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 4339

$80
This shelf lot includes the group of salesman samples 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.
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