Antique Toys and Trains
100 Classic Toys
Paperback ISBN: 1908126051
This fascinating book covers one hundred classic toys that have enchanted, captivated and enthralled generations of children. From the simplest building blocks to the most sophisticated robots, each toy included is still being manufactured or is easily available through sites like eBay.
101 Classic Toy Trains
Best of the Postwar Years
Paperback ISBN: 0871164108
Collectors and operators alike will find 101 Classic Toy Trains a valuable reference guide to the finest toy trains produced in the classic post-World War II era. Roger Carp, toy-train historian and Classic Toy Trains senior editor, presents the top toy train accessories, locomotives, and railcars and explains why each one is so collectible. For each item, you'll find a colorful photo, fascinating history, fun facts, collectible information, and approximate value. Includes 101 detailed color photos.
Arcade Treasures With Price Guide
With Price Guide
Hardcover ISBN: 088740619x
Automata and Mechanical Toys
Hardcover ISBN: 1861265107
No other craft so brilliantly captures the magic of turning a handle, þicking a switch, or pulling a lever to see the unexpected come to life. Automata and Mechanical Toys is a book for anyone drawn to simple, entertaining mechanics. The book features 21 leading makers, each with a distinctive style. With 160 color photos and 100 delightful examples of the craft, the book is a feast for collectors and enthusiasts. A substantial section of the book is devoted to making automata mechanisms, ideal for novices or those wishing to learn new techniques. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions explain how to make a bearings box, which separately houses all the main mechanisms used in automata. The box can then be converted to any mechanism you choose. Rodney Peppé is a winner of the British Toymakers’ Guild Toy of the Year Award; he has had exhibitions of his work at the Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood. He is also the author of Rodney Peppé’s Moving Toys.
Barclay Miniature Toy Vehicles, Transports, Cars, Trucks, and Trains 1932-1971
Paperback ISBN: 0764349139
The Big Book of Superfast Matchbox Toys
1969-2004: Product Lines and Indexes
Paperback ISBN: 0764323229