Author Archives: Ray Boas

40 ISSUES – THE CARRIAGE JOURNAL – 1963-1975

40 ISSUES – THE CARRIAGE JOURNAL – 1963-1975 THE CARRIAGE JOURNAL is the publication of The Carriage Association of America Inc.,  which has been “Preserving our Horse Drawn Heritage for Over Fifty Years.” Offered as a lot are ten volumes … Continue reading

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GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC – GAR 1900 CHICAGO REUNION – COMMEMORATIVE SILK FLAG

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC – GAR 1900 CHICAGO REUNION – COMMEMORATIVE SILK FLAG An outstanding example of this souvenir from the GAR ENCAMPMENT in Chicago, Illinois – the 34th National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic which … Continue reading

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CLASSIC ILLUSTRATED RAILROAD CALENDARS – STEAM – INTERURBANS and MORE

I have had for well over twenty years put away in the shop a collection of Golden West Books and Pacific Railway Journal calendars, and never before offered them. I have 25 fully illustrated, unused calendars broken into three logical … Continue reading

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EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS – TARZAN and MARS Series and Others – FROM ORIGINAL OWNER

I purchased 68 Edgar Rice Burroughs titles from the son of the original owner. Included were 22 Burrough’s Tarzana imprints, 33 different titles in wraps, and a number of Grosset and Dunlap early reprints. The history of this collection follows … Continue reading

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1880 – RECORD OF SERVICE OF CONNECTICUT MEN IN THE – WAR OF THE REVOLUTION – WAR OF 1812 – MEXICAN WAR

RECORD OF SERVICE OF CONNECTICUT MEN IN THE I – WAR OF THE REVOLUTION II – WAR OF 1812 III – MEXICAN WAR Compiled by Authority of the General Assembly under direction of the Adjutants-General: Brig. Gen. Stephen R. Smith; … Continue reading

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TOWN HISTORIES and Related

Offered on this page are some Town Histories, and related histories, that have faults. Because of those faults I have chosen to instead illustrate those problems and offer these books here instead of cataloging on my various website pages. So, … Continue reading

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75 MILITARY HISTORY MAGAZINES with OTHERS – FOR SALE – YEARS OF READING

75 MILITARY HISTORY MAGAZINES with OTHERS Here offered as one lot is a great deal of reading pleasure on military history. Listed after the illustrations are the issues of MILITARY HISTORY magazine – the majority of this offering – and … Continue reading

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1890s PARK ISLAND CANOEING ASSOCIATION – TRENTON, NEW JERSEY – LANTERN SLIDE ARCHIVE

In 1982 I found a collection of about 140 Magic Lantern slides in a box at the Berlin Farmers Market and Flea Market in Berlin, NJ. Curious, I purchased the heavy box of slides. All the slides had titles on … Continue reading

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ALL ORIGINAL COLUMBUS GUM MACHINE WITH BARREL LOCKS – Model M circa 1928 – FOR SALE

ALL ORIGINAL COLUMBUS GUM MACHINE WITH BARREL LOCKS – Model M circa 1928 I have had this original chewing gum ball dispenser made by the Columbus Vending Company in my country store collection for many, many decades – long enough … Continue reading

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THE LENSMEN: A PORTFOLIO FOR RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHY – FIRST 17 ISSUES – 1972-1976

THE LENSMEN: A PORTFOLIO FOR RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHY – FIRST 17 ISSUES – 1972-1976 A quarterly publication for the Railroad Photographer. Published and edited by John R. Taibi, Brentwood, NY. This publication measures about 8 1/2 by 11 inches – the … Continue reading

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