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The gaping maw of Billy Bakkus, the Boy with the Big Mouth, has leapt from the pages of an 1897 issue of Tousey's Five Cent Comic Library and onto our website as representative of the appetites needed for a proper bibliophagist. And indeed, when has his comic catchphrase "Rubba Bubba Boo-oo-booh" not been upon the lips of the nation?

We are always interested in purchasing works, whether in small bites or in large gulps, relating to 18th and 19th century American popular medicine, social thought, obscure religious thought, radical reformers, sexuality, early American imprints, amateur verse, or indeed interesting or out-of-the-way books, pamphlets, or broadsides by any interesting author.