Author Archives: Ray Boas

SCARCE — c1910 OLD KING COLE BOOKENDS – GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS – EDWIN E. CODMAN, SCULPTOR

c1910 OLD KING COLE BOOKENDS – GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS – EDWIN E. CODMAN, SCULPTOR When buying estates of books, I often buy the bookends. This set I purchased probably 25 years ago, and have had it standing guard over some … Continue reading

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JANE’S FIGHTING SHIPS 1906-7 and 1919 – Reprint Editions For Sale Separately

These two reprint edition of Jane’s Fighting Ships exhibit more wear than I like to catalogue on the various websites. But, I am able to illustrate them here so you can see the wear. Remember, it is the information you … Continue reading

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COLLECTING DELAWARE BOOKS – NEWSLETTER 1992-1995 – 19 ISSUES – FOR SALE

COLLECTING DELAWARE BOOKS – JOHN P. READ – NEWSLETTER 1992-1995 – 19 ISSUES Published for a number of years, this newsletter covered a variety of topics related to books published in Delaware, by Delaware authors, or related in some way … Continue reading

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THE “POP-UP” TERRY AND THE PIRATES IN SHIPWRECKED by Milton Caniff

THE “POP-UP” TERRY AND THE PIRATES IN SHIPWRECKED by Milton Caniff The Illustrated Pop-Up Edition: A Blue Ribbon Press Book; Please Books, Inc., Chicago, Ill., Copyright 1935 Famous Artists Syndicate. “With 3 Pop-Up Pictures” A tight copy of this harder … Continue reading

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EXHIBIT A: THE RABBIT REPORT by Edward H. Hutchins – Number 11 of 20 Made

EXHIBIT A: THE RABBIT REPORT by Edward H. Hutchins – Number 11 of 20 Made  A silk-screened parchment scroll that unwinds and retracts from the torso of a painted papier-mâché rabbit, which tells the tale of a city invaded by … Continue reading

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FOUR (4) “PUBLIC CANE AUCTION” CATALOGS – TRADEWIND AUCTIONS – DANVERS, MASS

FOUR (4) “PUBLIC CANE AUCTION” CATALOGS – TRADEWIND AUCTIONS – DANVERS, MASS – 1997 and 1998 A fantastic wealth of information for the vintage cane / walking stick collector and aficionado. Details of each follow this image of the front … Continue reading

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19th CENTURY ARCHITECTURE BOOKS – PLATES and DIAGRAMS

On this page are two different mid-nineteenth century architecture books, offered separately. First: 1855 – THE MODERN ARCHITECT: OR, EVERY CARPENTER HIS OWN MASTER. EMBRACING PLANS, ELEVATIONS, SPECIFICATIONS, FRAMING, ETC. FOR PRIVATE HOUSES, CLASSIC DWELLINGS, CHURCHES, ETC. – TO WHICH … Continue reading

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THE CONNECTICUT QUARTERLY – AN ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE – FOUR VOLS. 1895-1898

THE CONNECTICUT QUARTERLY – AN ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE – FOUR VOLS. 1895-1898 Devoted to the Literature,History and Picturesque Features of CONNECTICUT Four Volume Set — Volume I- January, 1895 to December 1895 — 410 pages — Volume II – January to December, … Continue reading

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HISTORY OF THE 1904 LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION ST. LOUIS – 800 Pages Folio

HISTORY OF THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION ST. LOUIS – 800 Pages Folio Comprising the History of the Louisiana Territory, the Story of the Louisiana Purchase and a Full Account of the Great Exposition, embracing the Participation of the States and … Continue reading

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CARS IN PROFILE – 12 VOLUME COLLECTION – 1972-73

CARS IN PROFILE – 12 VOLUME COLLECTION – 1972-73 Published by Profile Publications Limited, Coburg House, Sheet Street, Windsor, Berks, England.  Each issue of this series focuses on a particular car or marquee with 24 pages of black and white … Continue reading

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