Author Archives: Ray Boas

COLLECTION OF 8 (Eight) – “LITTLE LITTLE GOLDEN BOOKS” – MINIATURE BOOKS

COLLECTION OF 8 (Eight) – “LITTLE LITTLE GOLDEN BOOKS” – MINIATURE BOOKS I had a very large lot of 28 titles of the “LITTLE LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK” series that I sold in November of 2018 on eBay. In searching in … Continue reading

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1940-1948 AMERICAN COLLECTOR MAGAZINE – NINE YEARS 107 ISSUES

1940-1948 AMERICAN COLLECTOR MAGAZINE – NINE YEARS 107 ISSUES I have a run from 1940 through 1948, but with only the April 1946 missing. Nine years complete except for the one issue – thus a total of 107 issues. Edited … Continue reading

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1924-25 WHITE MOUNTAIN NATURAL CURIOSITY BOOKLETS – BOXED SET

1924-25 WHITE MOUNTAIN NATURAL CURIOSITY BOOKLETS – BOXED SET OF SIX (6) In the 1920s, Guy Roberts of Whitefield, New Hampshire, published a number of booklets of the natural beauty and wonders of the White Mountain tourist areas. Roberts loved … Continue reading

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BASKET COLLECTION – SOLD INDIVIDUALLY – LIKE NEW and UNUSED

Among the things my late-bride collected, I just discovered over thirty baskets that were put away, essentially never used – if used, at most once, but does not show. They need new homes to use on picnics, as gift baskets, … Continue reading

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1858 – MAP OF CHESHIRE CO. NEW HAMPSHIRE and EARLY MAPS OF KEENE NEW HAMPSHIRE 1733-1892

1858 – MAP OF CHESHIRE CO. NEW HAMPSHIRE FROM ACTUAL SURVEY BY L. FAGAN and EARLY KEENE MAPS Reprinted by OLD MAPS of West Chesterfield, NH in 1981, and with An Historical Sketch of The Map by David R. Proper. … Continue reading

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AMOSKEAG MANUFACTURING COMPANY – NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS AND OTHER MATERIAL – 1929-1936 

AMOSKEAG MANUFACTURING COMPANY – NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS AND OTHER MATERIAL – 1929-1936 – Three Volume Archive Compiled by Alice Atkins Rauch (1904 – 1974), wife of Henry Edward Rauch (1902 – 1994), Agent, Amoskeag Manufacturing, a textile company. Rauch, had a … Continue reading

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THE POSTCARD COLLECTOR ANNUAL & PRICE GUIDE – EIGHT ISSUES

FIRST EIGHT ISSUES — THE POSTCARD COLLECTOR ANNUAL & PRICE GUIDE – A STANDARD REFERENCE FOR TODAY’S DELTIOLOGIST Included as a lot are these one owner (from my own library) first 8 issues of this publication starting with the first … Continue reading

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1965 – ECCLESIASTES OR, THE PREACHER DRAWINGS BY BEN SHAHN – LIMITED EDITION

1965 – ECCLESIASTES OR, THE PREACHER DRAWINGS BY BEN SHAHN – LIMITED EDITION ECCLESIASTES OR, THE PREACHER IN THE KING JAMES TRANSLATION OF THE BIBLE with drawings by BEN SHAHN, engraved in wood by STEPHAN MARTIN, calligraphy by DAVID SOSHENSKY – Printed and … Continue reading

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LEARY’S BOOK STORE – PHILADELPHIA, PA – 1836-1969

Even if you did not live in the Philadelphia area in the mid-20th century and remember this iconic store, as a book lover you have probably heard of the store. When I used to buy estates when my shop was … Continue reading

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c1766 – Fourteen ORIGINAL BOOK ENGRAVINGS

c1766 – 14 ORIGINAL ENGRAVINGS – MOST DESIGNED BY GUISEPPE ZOCCHI An interesting assortment of engravings, ten of which come from the Four Volume Set – Serie di ritratti d’uomini illustri toscani con gli elogj storici dei medesimi consacrata a Sua … Continue reading

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