Author Archives: Ray Boas

TOM RAWORTH — INFOLIO “MAGAZINE” – UNIQUE and UNCOMMON OFFERING

Seldom seen, I have available some single issues of Tom Raworth’s INFOLIO, and also a complete run of the first forty issues (see below). From the on-line site jacket2: Few magazines have exploded the periodical format like Tom Raworth’s remarkable Infolio. … Continue reading

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SEMI-COLON – TIBOR DE NAGY GALLERY – JOHN BERNARD MYERS – FIVE (5) ISSUES – 1953-56

SEMI-COLON – TIBOR DE NAGY GALLERY – JOHN BERNARD MYERS – FIVE (5) ISSUES – 1953-56 A poets’ newsletter emphasizing brief prose and verse Edited by John Bernard Myers, and published at the Tibor De Nagy Gallery, 206 East 53rd … Continue reading

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THOMAS A. EDISON – 13 HISTORY & EXPERIMENT BOOKLETS – UNIQUE COLLECTION

THOMAS A. EDISON – 13 HISTORY & EXPERIMENT BOOKLETS – UNIQUE COLLECTION Offered as one collection (just as we acquired it with a large Edison collection) are thirteen booklets about Thomas Edison, his life, inventions and experiments, and instructions on … Continue reading

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BAKER CHOCOLATE BOOKENDS – THE BEAUTIFUL CHOCOLATE GIRL – 1743

BAKER CHOCOLATE BOOKENDS – THE BEAUTIFUL CHOCOLATE GIRL – 1743 Iconic pair of brass bookends measuring about 5 3/4 inches high. Dr. James Baker began his chocolate company in 1765 in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Walter Baker took over for his grandfather … Continue reading

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1932 – THE “POP-UP” JACK THE GIANT KILLER ILLUSTRATIONS BY HAROLD LENTZ

1932 – THE “POP-UP” JACK THE GIANT KILLER ILLUSTRATIONS BY HAROLD LENTZ – Including: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK – LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD – SLEEPING BEAUTY THE “POP-UP” JACK THE GIANT KILLER – with “Pop-Up” Illustrations in Color by Harold … Continue reading

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1928 – 1936 – 1937 — CHILD LIFE MAGAZINE Assortments

1928 – CHILD LIFE MAGAZINE – TWO (2) ISSUES The Children’s Own Magazine I purchased a large collection of CHILD LIFE in the early 1990s for the cover art. I had display windows in my Haddonfield, New Jersey, bookshop, and … Continue reading

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1835 – “Ballads and Legends of the Rhine” – RHEINISCHER SAGEN-KREIS. EIN CICLUS VON ROMANZEN

1835 – RHEINISCHER SAGEN-KREIS. EIN CICLUS VON ROMANZEN, BALLADEN UND LEGENDEN DES RHEINS, NACH HISTORISCHEN QUELLEN BEARBEITET – by Adelheid Stolterfoth Translates to: Rhenish legend circle. A ciclus of romances, ballads and legends of the Rhine, edited according to historical … Continue reading

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1928 THE TRUE STORY OF MARY, WIFE OF LINCOLN – ABRAHAM LINCOLN FAMILY SIGNED

1928 THE TRUE STORY OF MARY, WIFE OF LINCOLN – ABRAHAM LINCOLN FAMILY SIGNED THE TRUE STORY OF MARY, WIFE OF LINCOLN – Containing the Recollections of Mary Lincoln’s Sister Emilie (Mrs. Ben Hardin Helm), Extracts from Her War-Time Diary, … Continue reading

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1898 – ROYCROFT – THE DIPSY CHANTY AND OTHER SELECTED POEMS by RUDYARD KIPLING

1898 – ROYCROFT – THE DIPSY CHANTY AND OTHER SELECTED POEMS by RUDYARD KIPLING An uncommon item from Elbert Hubbard’s The Roycroft Shop from East Aurora, New York. Bound, as usual, in limp suede leather, the 90 page book measures … Continue reading

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1871 – ATLAS OF STRAFFORD COUNTY NEW HAMPSHIRE

1871 – ATLAS OF STRAFFORD COUNTY NEW HAMPSHIRE, FROM ACTUAL SURVEYS, DRAWN AND PUBLISHED BY SANFORD & EVERTS Sanford, E. F.; Everts, W. P.; et al, published by Sanford & Everts, Philadelphia, PA, 1871. Measures overall (closed) about 13 3/4 … Continue reading

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