Author Archives: Ray Boas

1995 MT. MOOSILAUKE POSTER – 22×28 INCHES

Published in 1995 by Moose Country Press – R. W. AVERILL Robert W. Averill also did this poster in 1991. Shown on poster is a color photograph, on glossy white paper, of Mount Moosilauke in winter. Below image is: “So … Continue reading

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MID-CENTURY SET of 4 SAMSONITE FOLDING METAL CHAIRS – PADDED SEATS AND BACKS

MID-CENTURY SET of 4 SAMSONITE FOLDING METAL CHAIRS – PADDED SEATS AND BACKS I purchased this set at an estate sale in 1990 for use in my bookshop. I have now not used them in over 20 years. They have … Continue reading

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1908 – PACKARD “THIRTY” – A MOTOR CAR CATALOGUE – ORIGINAL SALES BOOKLET

1908 – PACKARD “THIRTY” – A MOTOR CAR CATALOGUE – ORIGINAL SALES BOOKLET / BROCHURE / SHOWROOM PROMOTION PACKARD MOTOR CAR COMPANY – DETROIT, MICHIGAN Yes, an original showroom booklet for the Packard “Thirty” 1908. Softcover with 28 pages measuring about … Continue reading

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VINTAGE CAMPER “CANNED HAM” — 1963 era SHASTA COMPACT — WANTED

Search done 20 November 2020 — slight shift, but I now own an original 1965 17’ Caravel Airstream Land Yacht Twin built in Santa Fe , California. Click on this link, if you wish, for the story and images – … Continue reading

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PAIR 1930s TRIPPE SAFETY LIGHTS “SPEEDLIGHT” – 8 1/2 Inch Diameter

A pair of Trippe Safety Lights, marked SPEEDLIGHT on the lens. The inside emblem does not have a car name on it, thus this after market 1930s – 1940s accessory could be mounted on any appropriate vehicle with the proper … Continue reading

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1939 and 1940 CHEVROLET SHOWROOM BOOKS – ARTICULATING AND MOVEABLES

1940 CHEVROLET – SHOWROOM  SALESMAN’S PROMOTION BOOK – ARTICULATING When my shop was in Haddonfield, NJ, in the early 1990s, I purchased an estate that included three show room sales aids for 1939-40 Chevrolet cars and trucks. From Randolph Chevrolet, … Continue reading

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1950 – POP-UP — RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER and COCA-COLA POP-UP BOOK SANTA CLAUS

1950 – RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE COMPLETE STORY WITH POP-UP ACTION PICTURES by Robert L. May, Maxton Publishers, New York, produced by Spring House, Springfield, Mass. First copyrighted in 1939. Five pop-up sections each separated with two pages of … Continue reading

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KELSEY PRINTING PRESSES and LETTERPRESS SUPPLIES

I just added a “new page” to Ray Boas, Bookseller dot com. I have enjoyed letter press printing for over six decades, have always had presses, and buy and sell them when possible. I have two press outfits currently for … Continue reading

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1930s CHILDREN OF FOREIGN LANDS FOUR TITLES & PETER PAN – 5 BOOKS

1930s CHILDREN OF FOREIGN LANDS FOUR TITLES & PETER PAN – 5 BOOKS Offered as an assorted lot are five different titles published by The Platt & Munk Co., Inc. from the Children of Foreign Lands Series, plus a copy … Continue reading

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1930s – 9 BOOKS – CHILDREN OF ALL LANDS – CHILDREN OF AMERICA

1930s – 9 BOOKS – CHILDREN OF ALL LANDS – CHILDREN OF AMERICA –  by MADELINE BRANDEIS Another collection of uncatalogued books I just uncovered in my shop, and offered as a lot of 9 books (8 titles, and one … Continue reading

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