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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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1965 – THE FUGS’ SONGBOOK – UNHEARD OF FIRST EDITION – A SCARCE FIND

1965 – THE FUGS’ SONGBOOK – UNHEARD OF FIRST EDITION – A SCARCE FIND Prepared by Ed Sanders, Ken Weaver, & Betsy Klein at the evil PEACE EYE BOOKSTORE in New York City. 8 1/2 by 11 inches side-stapled mimeographed … Continue reading

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1930 – THE PARADE OF THE WOODEN TOYS – The Saalfield Publ. Co. – No. 655 – Akron, Ohio

1930 – THE PARADE OF THE WOODEN TOYS – The Saalfield Publ. Co. – No. 655 – Akron, Ohio Great children’s book, and not many have survived due to the large size of this softcover, measuring about 10 1/2 inches … Continue reading

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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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