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1.
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CARTOON & CHARACTER Toys OF THE 50s, 60s, & 70s (Plastic & Vinyl).

Publisher: L-W Book Sales [Gas City, IN]. No date. (1995)..
198pp. 4to. Glossy pictorial wraps. Profusely illustrated in color. Price guide. Index. Includes Disney, Marx, Pez, Soakies & Shampoo Bottles, Squeakies, Talking Pull-String Toys, Pez, Hand Puppets, Push Puppets, Banks, Dankins, Mego, Ramp Walkers & Wind-up Toys, etc. Fine (No Defects). ISBN 0895380749

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2.
Albert W. McCollough  
The Complete Book of Buddy L Toys A Greenberg Guide

Publisher: Greenberg Publisher 1982.
Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0897780094 Closed tears and chipping to dust jacket; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages

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3.
Ayres, William Illustrator: Illustrated by B/w Photographs  
WARNER COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN TOYS

Publisher: Warner Books New York, NY 1981.
First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Remainder; 255 pages

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4.
Ayres, William Illustrator: Illustrated by B/w Photographs  
WARNER COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN TOYS

Publisher: Warner Books New York, NY 1981.
First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket; 255 pages

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5.
BACHMANN MANFRED DR.  
GERMAN TOYS DER UNIVERSAL-SPIELWAREN-KATALOG 1924-1926

Publisher: HOBBY HOUSE,MARYLAND[1985].
As New As New Hardcover, REPRINTED 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. REPRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL GERMAN CATALOGS, WITH ENGLISH, GERMAN, SPANISH DESCRIPTIONS/ AS NEW GLOSSY ILLUSTRATED BOARDS, AS NEW ILLUSTRATED TEXT /GERMAN TOYS CATALOG. EXTRA POSTAGE FOR DOMESTIC PRIORITY AND ALL OUT OF COUNTRY ORDERS

Appr.: | AUD 59.14 CAD 59.78 EUR 41.04 GBP 32.84 JPY 5,500.00 MXN 687.50 ZAR 591.40 

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6.
BAKER LINDA  
MODERN TOYS AMERICAN TOYS 1930-1980

Publisher: COLLECTOR[1985].
As New Hardcover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. GLOSSY BOARDS, ISSUED WITHOUT D.J./ANTIQUE DECORATIVE ARTS, COLLECTORS POPCULTURE, TOYS, AMERICAN TOYS

Appr.: | AUD 11.72 CAD 11.85 EUR 8.13 GBP 6.51 JPY 1,090.00 MXN 136.25 ZAR 117.20 

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7.
Barlow, Ronald S.  
Great American Antique Toy Bazaar, 1879-1945, the : 5,000 Old Engravings from Original Trade Catalogs

Publisher: Windmill Publishing Company; N. Y. : 1998.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 0933846061 311 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Over 5000 fascinating b/w illustrations reproduced from old engravings from wholesale catalogs, with original texts, arranged by maker or distributor. Includes rocking horses, dolls, blocks, mechanical toys, cycles, sleds, toy engines, carriages, cars, trains, board games, toy guns, Tinker Toys, etc, etc. ; External isbn 0486411893. Published by Windmill Publishing Co, 1998; distributed by Dover Publications. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; Distributor sticker on rear cover. No other defects. ; Pictorial Archive Series Series

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8.
Bean, William M.  
GREENBERG'S GUIDE TO GILBERT ERECTOR SETS Volume Two 1933-1962.

Publisher: Kalmbach Books [Waukesha, WI]. 1998. (1998)..
1st edition. 189pp. Small folio. Glossy pictorial boards. Very light scuffing on both covers, lower corner of front cover very slightly rubbed o/w Fine (No defects).

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9.
Borras, Maria Lluisa Illustrated by: Illustrated by Clovis Prevost  
Mundo de los Juguetes, World of Toys : Monde des Jouets ; Welt der Spielzeuge

Publisher: Ediciones Poligrafa; Barcelona: 1969.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Hardcover 248 pages; Square 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Off-white (undyed) cloth. Parallel text in Spanish, English, French, German. 63 pages of text plus 184 pages of high-quality full-page glossy photos, most in b/w, a few in color. No captions. ; Antique toys, nearly all human figures, plus a few vehicles, animals and others. Photo selection and sequence: J. Prats Valles. Toys from collection of Dona Mercedes Farre of Barcelona, Don Aldred Opisso of Mataro, and Ethnological Museum of Barcelona. ; This book is from collection of Peter Foss, founder and president, Toy Car Collectors Club. ; No defects to book. Jacket has a few wrinkles due to coating, as issued. Scarce. ; Photographs; Fotoscop Series

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10.
Bull, Peter  
The Teddy Bear Book

Publisher: New York, Random House, c1970.
. Oversize, 207p., illus. Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j., gift inscription on endpaper fair

Appr.: | AUD 15.05 CAD 15.22 EUR 10.45 GBP 8.36 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 150.54 

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11.
Churchill, E. Richard  
Quick & Easy Paper Toys
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Quick & Easy Paper Toys by E. Richard Churchill, Sterling, cloth, decorated cover, 1988, 127 pages, snip here, fold there and presto you can make dozens of great things fast from ordinary scrap paper

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12.
Cieslik, Jürgen  
German doll encyclopedia, 1800-1939

Publisher: Cumberland, Md., Hobby House Press, 1985.
. Publisher isbn: 0875882382. Oversize. 356pp. 30cm Hardcover Very good condition in edge-worn d.j. fair

Appr.: | AUD 134.41 CAD 135.87 EUR 93.28 GBP 74.63 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,344.09 

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13.
Clark, Jack; Wicker, Robert; Wicker, Robert P.  
Hot Wheels: The Ultimate Redline Guide: Identification and Values 1968-1977 (Hot Wheels the Ultimate Redline Guide, Vol 2)
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Publisher: Collector Books 2003-05-01.
Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. ISBN: 1574323253. VG. *VOLUME 2 ONLY*, blue photo-illustrated glossy boards, very light shelf wear.

Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com

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14.
Coyle, P. Allan  
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Toys & Memorabilia, Identification & Values
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Publisher: Collector Books, Paducah, KY, 2000.
Fine paperback. Pictorial cover with no visible wear. Binding tight. Pp look unused. 4to, 223 pp with many illustrations. ISBN# 1 57432 181 1.

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15.
Curtis, Tony, 1939-  
Dolls & Toys / Compiled by Anthony Curtis.

Publisher: [Galashiels, Selkirkshire] : Lyle / New York, N.Y.,Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, c1982..
254 p., illus.,index, 17.5 cm. Series: The Lyle antiques & their values. From planes to trains and lots of dolls. Stock# 40,120. Vg/ paper.

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16.
Daiken, Leslie.  
Children's Toys Throughout the Ages.

Publisher: Spring Books, London, 'Second impression 1965'.
Toys that Teach, Toys that Move, Dolls and Dolls' Houses, War-play and Toy Soldiers, 'Baa Lambs To Sell', The Toy in Music, in Books and at Easter, Historical Retrospect, Some Toy Collections, Bibliography. First published Batsford, 1963. 207 p., index, 118 plates & text illustrations; 23 cm.; color pictorial dj darkened, spine ends worn; good+. 28912 {Fifi}

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17.
Darbyshire, Lydia Editor Illustrator: Illustrated by Photographs B/w & Color  
COLLECTOR'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TOYS AND DOLLS
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Publisher: Cartwell Books Secaucus, NJ 1990.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

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18.
Davidson, Al.  
PENNY LANE: A History of Antique Mechanical Toy Banks.

Publisher: Long's Americana [Mokelumne Hill, CA]. No date. (1987)..
272pp. Small folio. Maroon cloth with gilt-lettered front cover & spine. Over 600 color photographs showing 576 banks. Includes patent illustrations, known reproductions, original patterns still in existence, fakes, and 'handmade samples.' Bibliography & index. Cross reference charts for Davidson, Griffith, Meyer, and Norman. Fine (No defects)/ DJ (1 1/2', 3/4' & 1/2' tears on the top of the front panel and 1 1/2' tear on the top of the back panel have been repaired with transparent archival tape o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects). NOTE: This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. ISBN 0960440607.

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19.
Dilley, Roy  
Model Soldiers in Color

Publisher: London, Octopus Books, c1981.
. Publisher isbn: 0706414322. 68pp. Hardcover Good condition, back cover bumped

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20.
Dundas, James L.  
Cap Guns with Values
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Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA, 1996.
Fine paperback. Pictorial cover with minimal shelf wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. Shipping documents inside cover. 4to, 159 pp with illustrations. ISBN# 0 88740 960 1.

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21.
Dutt, Gordy  
Aurora : A Collection of Classic Instruction Sheets, Volume 1, Figures

Publisher: Gordy's; Sharon Center, Ohio: 1992.
Very Good- Softcover 188 pages; 4to (11") 29 cm; Nearly 200 pages full of medium-quality full-page reproductions of original assembly instructions for Aurora's famous action model kits of 1961 to 1968.; 47 kits including: Johnny Unitas, running and throwing football. American Astronaut, spacewalk. John F. Kennedy, fireside. Batman and Robin in Batboat. Spiderman, with criminal in web. Salem witch, with cauldron. Dempsey versus Firpo. Zorro, on rearing stallion. Robot from Lost in space. Superman. Hulk. Rodan. Many more. ; Covers slightly warped. Title penned on top edge. Interior clean, no marks. Binding tight and square. Quite rare.

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22.
Ertel, Patrick; Catherine Lee Phillips.  
Ertl Toy Tractors.

Publisher: St. Paul, MN: MBI, 2004..
ISBN: 9780760320198 1st edition, 1st printing. 127 pp. Glossary, index. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 64.52 CAD 65.22 EUR 44.78 GBP 35.82 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 645.16 

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23.
Fawdry & Brown  
Pollock's History of Dolls & Toys
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Pollock's History of Dolls & Toys by Kenneth and Marguerite Fawdry, researched by Deborah Brown, Prom Rep Co, cloth, dust jacket, '79, 214pp, book is designed as an intro as a general reader, over 200 illustrations

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24.
Force, Dr. Edward.  
CORGI Toys.

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd. [Exton, PA]. No date. (1984)..
1st edition. 207pp. + Price Guide & Addendum. Oblong 8vo. Pictorial glossy wraps. Color & b/w illustrations. Chapters include: Corgi Variations, Cubs, Tronics, Majors, Airplanes, Accessories, Special Value Sets, Husky & Corgi Junior Variations, Baseball Cars, Hockey Cars, 1983 Baseball Cars, Football Cars, Rockets, Rocket Accessories, Extras, Husky Accessories, Husky Majors & Super Juniors, & Twin Packs. Faint tanning on the left side of the back cover o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. ISBN 0887403646.

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25.
Frantzen, June  
Toys…The Tools of Children

Publisher: Chicago: National Society for Crippled Children and Adults, 1957.
landscape magazine format, stiff wrappers, illustrated in colour, 16pp. A toy selection guide for crippled children and adults in different stages and with different interest levels. Very good condition. 133 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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26.
Fritzsch, Karl Ewald and Manfred Bachmann  
An Illustrated History of Toys

Publisher: London: Abbey Library, 1968,.
hardbound, later printing, quarto, illustrated in colour and black & white, 194pp inc. bibliography. Bottom corners a bit rubbed else Very good in Very good dust jacket.

Appr.: | AUD 15.48 CAD 15.65 EUR 10.75 GBP 8.60 JPY 1,440.00 MXN 180.00 ZAR 154.84 

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27.
Greenberg, Bruce C. (edited by Frank M. Reichenbach).  
Greenberg's Guide to Ives Trains, 1901-1932, Volume II.

Publisher: Sykesville MD: Greenberg Publishing Co., 1992..
Second edition ISBN: 0897781244 Quarto, about 11.25 inches tall, in illustrated glossy boards. 176 pages illustrated by color photographs. A price guide with identification information on O Gauge clockwork and electric locomotives, tenders, freight and passenger cars, and ephemera. The lightest of rubbing to covers, and a minor bump to the foot of the spine. Otherwise clean, bright and sound. Hardcover Hardcover Near fine

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28.
Hornung, Clarence P  
Treasury of American Design and Antiques, 2 Volumes in 1
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Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York.
Near Fine cloth hardback, gilt lettering and decorations, NF DJ. Cover with minimal shelf wear. DJ has a little edge wear, somes scuffs. Binding tight. End papers with owner's bookplate dated 1978. Pp are Fine, bright and clean. Lg 4to, 846 pp 2901 illustrations, list of artists and index. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA. ISBN# 051725915X

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29.
Hudgeons, Thomas editor  
OFFICIAL 1984 PRICE GUIDE TO COLLECTIBLE TOYS Over 25, 000 Prices

Publisher: House of Collectibles Orlando, FL 1983.
First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name blacked out. Creases in spine. ; Trade PB; B&W and color Illustrations; 559 pages

Appr.: | AUD 7.53 CAD 7.61 EUR 5.22 GBP 4.18 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 75.27 

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30.
Huxford, Sharon and Bob editors  
SCHROEDER'S COLLECTIBLE TOYS ANTIQUE TO MODERN PRICE GUIDE

Publisher: Collector Books Paducah, KY 1995.
First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 501 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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31.
Ives, Blakeslee & Williams Co., Manufacturers.  
Iron Toys, Wood Toys, Tin Toys, Games and Novelties.

Publisher: reprint C. L. Hegarty, Coalport, Pa., June 1965.
'Reprint of an Ives, Blakeslee & Williams Catalogue circa 1893 featuring a complete line of toys for home and export trade by L. C. Hegarty, Collector of Iron Toys & Mechanical Banks, Coalport, Pa.' 142 p., illus. throughout, 28 cm., stapled in printed cream wrappers, as issued; some soiling to covers, ex Warwick Public Library with edge stamps, else VG. Signed inside front cover by L.C. Hegarty. 29513 {Fifi}

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32.
Jackson, Shelia  
Simple Toymaking

Publisher: London, Studio Vista, c1966.
. Publisher isbn: 0289369533. 95p. Hardcover Very good condition

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33.
Jacobs, Flora Gill  
WORLD OF DOLL HOUSES Illustrated with 67 Photographs

Publisher: Gramercy New York 1965.
Ninth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; B&W Photographs; 144 pages

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34.
Jones, Charles A., Illustrated by: Sutton, Jerry  
Hubley Die-Cast Toys 1936-1976
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Publisher: Charles A. Jones, 1993 Nashville, GA.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall "Hubley Die-cast Cars, Trucks, Tractors and Aircraft covered. More than 160 pictures of Hubley toys. Historical information on the Hubley Company. Current Value of each toy. Chronological chart of all toy vehicles made. Chronological chart of Hubley boxed sets of toys with contents described." ix + 70 pages. Oversized trade paperback. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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35.
Kelley, Dale  
Collecting the Tin Toy Car, 1950-1970 / by Dale Kelley.

Publisher: Exton, Pa., Schiffer Pub., c1984..
200 p., illus. (some col.), 29 cm. First published in London, the English author includes over 500 photographs of the tin toy cars made mostly in Japan, 1950-1970. Stock# 39,426. Vg,new from publisher/ no dj.

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36.
Ketchum, William  
TOYS AND GAMES
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Publisher: Cooper-Hewitt Museum Washington D. C. 1981.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; B&W and color Illustrations; 127 pages

Appr.: | AUD 16.13 CAD 16.30 EUR 11.19 GBP 8.96 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 161.29 

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37.
King, Constance Eileen  
Guide to Metal Toys and Automata

Publisher: Magna Books 1992.
Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket Hardcover Two closed tears on DJ. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages

Appr.: | AUD 13.98 CAD 14.13 EUR 9.70 GBP 7.76 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 162.50 ZAR 139.78 

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38.
Kunou, C. A.  
Easy-to-Make Toys
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Easy-to-Make Toys by Kunou, Bruce Pub Co, cloth, dust jacket, water stained, '48, 80 pages, 64 drawings, patterns for wooden toys

Appr.: | AUD 5.38 CAD 5.43 EUR 3.73 GBP 2.99 JPY 500.00 MXN 62.50 ZAR 53.76 

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39.
Lenius, Ron  
The Ultimate Roy Rogers Collection Identification & Price Guide
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Publisher: Kraus Publications, Iola, WI, 2001.
Fine paperback. Pictorial cover with no visible wear. Binding tight. Pp look unused. 4to, 208 pp with many illustrations and index. ISBN# 0 87349 226 9. Because of size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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40.
Logan, Samuel H. & Charles W. Best.  
CAST IRON TOY GUNS AND CAPSHOOTERS.

Publisher: Self-published [Davis, CA]. 1990 {May}. (1990)..
251pp. Small folio. Maroon vinyl over boards with gilt-lettered front cover & spine.Number 890 of a limited edition. Signed by author Logan on the title page. A few spots of stain on the top edge of the pages o/w Fine (No defects) / DJ (Many tears repaired with cellotape, chips, and some soiling protected with a plastic jacket.

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41.
Long, Earnest & Ida, Jane Pitman.  
DICTIONARY OF STILL BANKS.

Publisher: Long's Americana [Mokelumne Hill, CA]. No date. (1980)..
2nd printing. 104pp. 4to. Glossy red pictorial wraps. 1649 still banks described, graded, and shown in b/w photos. Reproduced banks noted. Index. Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects.

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42.
Mac Regan  
Diecast Cars of the 1960s

Publisher: Motor Books 2000.
As New Softcover ISBN: 0760307199 No defects; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

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43.
McClintock, Marshall; Inez McClintock.  
Toys in America.

Publisher: Washington: Public Affairs Press, 1961..
First Edition Hardback octavo in beige cloth. 480 pages illustrated by photographs. An excellent scholarly look at the place of toys in the broader society and how they reflect the world view of the adults who made them and bought them. Covers with light edge and extremity wear and light soiling to the spine. Gift note on the front endpaper. The jacket spine is notably darkened but titles still perfectly readable. Modest edge wear with several tiny edge tears, most importantly on foot of spine. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ

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44.
Meccano  
Meccano, Hornby Trains, Known all Round the World : 1937 Catalog

Publisher: Acorn Models; Swansea, Wales:.
Near Fine Softcover 72 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hundreds of toys pictures and described, mainly construction sets and trains but also train accessories, airplanes, cars, boats. Glossy throughout. ; Dated 1937 but possibly a reprint from about 1960. This item is from collection of Peter Foss, founder and former president, Toy Car Collectors Club. ; Almost no wear. Tiny nick to crown. Binding of two staples intact.

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45.
Moore, Andy & Susan.  
THE PENNY BANK BOOK: Collecting Still Banks.

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd [Exton, PA]. No date. (1984)..
1st edition. 190pp. Small folio. Glossy blue pictorial boards with black-lettered front cover & spine. Marbled endpapers. 1671 still banks shown in color photos. Patent illustrations & reproductions from manufacturer's catalogs in b/w. Conversion numbers to Whiting, Long, SBCCA, Duer; Bank Ratings; Index; Bibliography & Glossary. Fine (No Defects). This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. ISBN 0916838978.

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46.
Nicollier, Jean w/collaboration of Martin, Paul and translated by North, Rene, Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Collecting Toy Soldiers

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company Rutland, VT 1967.
283 pp, cream-brn tweed cloth boards, dj wht-blu-red-blk full color wraparound pictorial. Author traces back the history of the collectors' soldiers & tells the sotry of those dynasties of model soldier manufacturers. prev owner's name FPD, dj price clipped. Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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47.
O'Brien, Richard  
COLLECTING TOYS
 Picture
Publisher: Books Americana Florence, AL 1985.
Fourth Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 380 pages

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48.
O'Brien, Richard  
Barclay Catalog Book, the : Material from the Barclay Archives

Publisher: Richard O'Brien; Port Murray, N. J. : 1986.
Near Fine Second Printing Softcover 56 pages; Folio (13") 33 cm; Very tall format (8.5 x 13 inches) 22 x 33 cm, fold-and-staple binding, 56 pages, hundreds of b/w photos and facsimiles taken from Barclay's original catalog pages. Includes several design sketches by Olive Kooken for soldiers that were never manufactured. ; Copyright 1986. This is 2nd printing, revised, May 1986. ; History of major die-cast lead toy manufacturer in Union City, New Jersey, 1920s-1970s. Book focuses mainly on toy soldiers from 1920s-1940s but also covers toy sailors, knights, Indians, planes, cars, tanks, cannons, toy train sets, etc. ; Very light wear and a touch of foxing to covers. No other defects. Laid in, as issued: one-page mimeograph sheet from author listing toys for sale. Scarce.

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49.
Parry-Crooke, Charlotte, editor  
Toys Dolls Games: Paris 1903-1914
 Picture
Publisher: New York: Hastings House (1981).
ISBN: 0803872259 First Edition 7.5"x10.5" Black boards gilt. 128pp. "A compilation of facsimile reproductions of Christmas catalogues issued by the great Paris stores between 1903 and 1914." Decorative covers are reproduced in color and over a thousand toys, doll's accessories and games of the highest quality are illustrated. Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper flap creased).

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50.
Parry-Crooke, Charlotte; Gilles Herve, principal consultant.  
Great Toys: Marklin, 1895-1914.

Publisher: London: Denys Ingram Publishers, 1983..
First English Language Edition ISBN: 0907724027 Red cloth stamped in gilt with pastedown illustration on front. 180 pages illustrated by detailed color photographs. Introduction in English; picture captions in English, French and German. A beautifully produced pictorial on the German toymaker. Very minor extremity wear; binding ever so slightly shaken. The mylar imprinted dustjacket is moderately rubbed and lightly edgeworn, but it is complete and untorn. Squarish quarto, about 11 inches tall Squarish quarto, about 11 inches tall Very good+

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51.
Perelman, Leon J.  
Perelman Antique Toy Museum

Publisher: Wallace-Homestead Book Company; Des Moines, Ia: 1972.
Very Good+ Softcover 8vo (10") 26cm; Blue plastic comb binding, stiff pictorial covers, 48 unnumbered pages, 24 color plates depicting about 500 antique toys, with detailed descriptions. ; Philadelphia toy museum with 'one of the most complete and unusual collections in America'. Numerous toy cap guns, many toy cars and other vehicles, large collection of mechanical banks with action described, etc. Book from collection of Peter Foss, founder and vice president, Toy Car Collectors Club. ; Comb is a bit deformed but still in working order. No other defects.

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52.
Pettit, Florence H. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Robert M. Pettit  
Mexican Folk Toys : Festival Decorations and Ritual Objects

Publisher: Hastings House Publishers; N. Y. : 1978.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0803847092 191 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Red cloth, index, bibliography, glossary, 14 drawings and graphics, 317 b/w photos, 57 full-color photos onn glossy plates. Captions throughout. ; Reprint of 1976 original. Toys and games of Native Americans of Mexico. Chapter headings include: Miniatures. Ritual objects. Magic. Festivals and fiestas. Museums and shops. More. ; No defects to book. Jacket lightly sunned, pr ice clipped. ; Photographs

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53.
Pistorius, Rolf and Christel.  
Steiff: Sensational Teddy Bears, Animals & Dolls.

Publisher: Cumberland MD: Hobby House Press, 1991..
First U.S. Edition ISBN: 0875883567 Hardback quarto, about 13 inches tall, in blue cloth. 160 pages illustrated by color photographs. A nice book displaying the broad range of animals produced by the company. It's not just bears. A bright, clean, soundly bound copy, but bottom corners have moderate bumps. The jacket is clean, bright and complete, but there is some minor edge and extremity wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine DJ

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54.
Punchard, Lorraine May.  
PLAYTIME KITCHEN ITEMS AND TABLE ACCESSORIES.

Publisher: Self-published [Bloomington, MN]. 1993. (1993)..
1st edition. 179pp. 4to. Glossy pictorial wraps. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs. 1993 Price Guide Supplement laid-in. Fine (No Defects). ISBN 999496352X.

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55.
Remise, Jac; and Jean Fondin, D. B. Tubbs (translator)  
THE GOLDEN AGE OF TOYS

Publisher: Edita Lausanne/Time-Life/New York Graphic Society Switzerland.
Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket, 1967, Hardcover 0850590213 Used in cloth, dust jacket and slipcase. Lengthy gift inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise a bright and clean copy. Tiniest bit of staining to upper portion of the side page edges. Light rubbing to the dust jacket with tears/chips to the upper edge. Minor rubbing and wear to the slipcase with small spot of foxing to the upper edge. All in all a very good copy of an extensive look into the world of antique toys. ; Color and B/W Illustrations, Tipped In Color Plate; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 252 pages

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56.
Sakamoto, Kazuya; translated by Charles A. Pomeroy; Kiyoshi Sonobe, photographer.  
Japanese Toys: Playing With History.

Publisher: Rutland VT / Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Co. / Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, 1965..
First U.S. Edition Blue cloth stamped in gilt. 516 pages. A short introductory text is followed by high quality photographs, some in color, organized under the district where they were produced (the first five on Honshu, the last, Kyushu). Commentary on the illustrations follows. Nicely produced, but the translator notes that some compression and modification from he original Japanese text has taken place. Still a very nice production. A bright, unworn, soundly bound copy. The dustjacket is crisp and clean although the top of the front flap has suffered some abrasion from the staples in the slipcase. The slipcase (actually a cardboard box) is lightly worn, and the spine label is a bit toned and soiled. Hardback quarto Hardback quarto Fine in Very Good Dustjacket, Very Good Slipcase

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57.
Sansweet, Stephen J.  
SCIENCE FICTION Toys & MODELS VOL. I.

Publisher: Starlog Press Publication [New York]. 1980. (1980)..
1st edition. 35pp. Tall 8vo. Glossy pictorial stapled wrappers. Illustrated in color & b/w. Covers Buck Rogers through Star Wars, as well as, Disney Kits, Mattel, & the 'Made in Japan' era. Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. ISBN 0931064279.

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58.
Schiffer, Nancy editor  
MATCHBOX TOYS With Revised Price Guide

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing West Chester, PA 1983.
Revised Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. Previous owner's name blacked out. ; Trade PB; Color Photographs

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59.
SCHWARTZ MARVIN  
F.A.O. SCHWARZ TOYS THROUGH THE YEARS

Publisher: DOUBLEDAY,N.Y.[1975].
Hardcover, 1ST. EDITION. [PRICE CLIPPED]VG+CLOTH/VG+JACKET WITH SLIGHT FADING KEPT IN PROTECTIVE MYLAR/BUISNESS HISTORY, AMERICANA TOYS ANTIQUE TOYS

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60.
Schwartz, Marvin  
F.A.O. Schwartz: Toys Through the Years
 Picture
Publisher: NY, Doubleday, 1975.
142 p., illus.; 26.5 cm. F.A.O. Schwartz sold toys for the rich. The reproductions are from newspaper ads. ISBN (10): 0385095732. Stock#46984. Vg, gift inscription / dj good-.

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61.
Steele, Teri.  
YESTERDAZE Toys, Volume 1, No. 1 (July, 1986).

Publisher: Self-Published [Otisville, MI]. 1986..
31pp. 7 3/4 x 10 3/4. Stapled sheets. Premier Issue of this periodical containing miscellaneous articles about collectible old Toys & dolls, reader's comments & questions, etc. B/w illustrations. Very Good, i.e. showing careful use with no significant defects. NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $1.75. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged.

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62.
Steele, Teri.  
YESTERDAZE Toys.

Publisher: Self-Published [Otisville, MI]..
7 3/4 x 10 3/4. Stapled leaves. 17 issues: Vol. 1, No. 1 (July, 1986) thru Vol. 2, No. 2 (August, 1987); Vol. 2, No. 7 (January, 1988); Vol. 3, No. 1 (July, 1988); & Vol. 5, No. 4 (October, 1990). Miscellaneous articles about collectible old Toys & dolls, reader's comments & questions, etc. B/w illustrations. All Very Good (i.e. showing careful use with no significant defects) to Fine (no defects).

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63.
Stoneback, Bruce & Diane  
Matchbox Toys: A Guide to selecting, collecting and enjoying new and vintage models

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Chartwell, c1993.
. Publisher isbn: 1555219373. 1.00 x 13.50 x 10.00 Hardcover Very good condition in good d.j. good

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64.
Strombeck, Janet A., and Richard H. Strombeck Illustrated by: Illustrated by Marlene Ekman  
Strom Toys, the : A Perpetual Wish Book, Classic Toys in Wood, with Illustrated Children's Story (Stroem, Ström)

Publisher: Sun Designs; Delafield, Wisc: 1983.
Near Fine Softcover 100 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Charming color illustrations throughout. A children's picture book combined with 40 designs and 12 patterns to make wooden toys, with line diagrams and color photos, and page of kit pr ices in rear. ; Subtitle on title page: A Perpetual Wish Book. Subtitle on front cover: Classic Toys in Wood, with Illustrated Children's Story. Published by Sun Designs, distributed by Sterling. Interior isbn 091235501X, exterior isbn 0912355018. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. 6 items laid in: 1 postcard from publisher acknowledging backorder; 3 tiny brochures for other books from same publisher; 2 'Plan Allowance' slips (coupons) from publisher.

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65.
Tempest, Jack  
Post-War Tin Toys : A Collector's Guide

Publisher: Wallace-Homestead Book Company; Radnor, Pa: 1991.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0870696327 128 pages; 4to (11") 28cm; Black boards, index, appendix of toy museums and fairs, appendix of manufacturers, price guide, 200+ glossy full-color photos specially commissioned for book, with detailed captions. Includes chapter on robots and space toys. ; Mechanical toys from 1940s-1990s. ; A whisper to shelf wear to bottom edge. No other flaws.

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66.
Whitton, Blair  
American Clockwork Toys 1862-1900

Publisher: Exton, PA, Schiffer, 1981.
224 p.,153 b/w, 12 color  illus., 26.5 cm. "Presents predominantly American toys activated by brass mechanisms that were produced as a by-product of the clock industry. Production centered in Connecticut during the last half of the 19th century." Stock# 33,935. Vg/ dj vg.

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67.
Wilson, A. E.  
Penny Plain, Two Pence Coloured: A History of the Juvenile Drama
 Picture
Publisher: The Macmillan Company, 0 New York.
Book. Book condition: Fair. No Jacket. Hardcover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall No date; ca. 1930s. Foreword by Charles B. Cochran. "..Beyond Stevenson's 'A Penny Plain and Twopence Coloured' and occasional references to the virtues of toy theatres by bright young critics who find our contemporary stage a bore, my knowledge of the hstory of the Juvenile Drama is non-existent, or rather was until I read Mr. Wilson's interesting and informative study. This book was obviously wanted to fill a gap in the literature of the drama and now that Mr. Wilson has done it, one wonders why it was never done before. My own first-hand knowledge of the toy theatre is limited to the practical enjoyment of one, first, when I was a very little boy, and again, at about the age of sixteen, with my schoolfellow, Aubrey Beardsley. I must have thrown away a fortune on my hobby. All my pocket-money in the early 'eighties went on sets of plays, and my father and mother were generous in contributions to the cost because the toy theatre kept my out of mischief! But it was 'The Miller and His Men' which stopped my ardour when I was about nine. In working up the climax, with revolving mill, red fire, and so on, I felt the lack of four or more hands. Pushing on a character in a tin slide, lighting the red fire, manipulating a trap and working the wheel, while at the same time speaking the lines of the characters, made me lose my presence of mind. The character on the tin slide caught fire, the flames spread to the wing; I burnt my hand, and then the great conflagration! My theatre was reduced to ashes. I was always forbidden to use footlights by my mother, who in this showed an imagination well in advance of her time. A stage without footlights then seemed impossible to me, and indeed, has seemed so to English producers as a whole years after..After the great fire, I finished with the toy theatre for seven years until I found myself sharing a study at school with Aubrey Beardsley. We disregarded the published 'sheets;' and the plays especially adapted for the purpose, staging instead dramas concocted by ourselves, with characte3rs and scenery drawn and painted by Beardsley. With the theory and history of the subject we were not concerned. We were practical men of the theatre, or so we thought ourselves!..I do not remember the names of any publishers of my favourite sheets other than Burtenshaw, and this sticks in my mind only because I had a school friend of the same name. Two of my favourite plays were 'Sixteen-string Jack' and 'Jack Sheppard.' My father, who was a great admirer of George Cruikshank, once told me, I remember, that some of the figures were designed by the famous caricaturist. As a remote descendant of William Blake, I am excited to learn for the first time from this book that he designed some of my toys. Beardsley taught me to know Blake's work well, but I do not think he can have known this either. In the main, I agree with Mr. Wilson that the pleasure of the toy th

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