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THE MINIC BOOK
Written by Peter Bartok.
Stock no. 1818436
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collectors' guide to Tri-ang Minic Models. Oblong format. Cream glazed boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0904568490. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.

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PIXIES IN TOYLAND
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318293
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations. Covers slightly grubby and creased at shaped edges. Contents clean.

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DINKY TOYS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317959
Published by Meccano Ltd.. Circa 1958. Very good condition.

No. 5. Small format. 6.5 x 5 inches. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour illustrations throughout, a catalogue (no prices). Page corner tips lightly creased and one page corner creased. Light foxing to contents.

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AN ABC OF TOYS
No author listed. Illustrated by Phyllis E. Webb.
Stock no. 1317855
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A board book. 11 x 8.5", first edition is larger with title printed on spine so this is a reprint. V stands for Van which goes spinning ahead; Colour illustrations for each letter of the alphabet. Spine and corners bumped and worn, spine covering slightly chipped. Covers slightly grubby. Some light fingering to contents.

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TOYSHOP TALES
Written by Justin Michman. Illustrated by Justin Michman.
Stock no. 2131101
Published by Collins. Very good condition.

A Pixie Book. Small square format. Yellow pictorial boards. Colour pictures. Staples to spine have rusted. Name in ink to front endpaper.

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KONIG NUSSKNACKER UND DER ARME REINHOLD
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 2130365
Published by Literarische Anstalt Rutten & Loening. 17th Almost very good condition.

Large format. Ein Kindermahrchen in Bildern. Text in German. 'King Nutcracker and Poor Reinhold'. A child's dreams of the fairy town of toys. Hand coloured illustrations. Book has been rebacked with new endpapers. Scuffing to original covers which have been laid down. Creasing, foxing and some margin marks to pages.

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MODERN SOFT TOYS AND HOW TO MAKE THEM
Written by Hilda Hincks.
Stock no. 2130309
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. All with full sized patterns. Wear to cover edges. Foxing. Some corner creasing.

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DINKY TOYS AND MODELLED MINIATURES
Written by Mike Richardson; Sue Richardson.
Stock no. 1816867
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1989. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Second Revised Edition (Third Edition). Oblong format. The Hornby Companion series. ISBN: 0904568334. Reprint. Red pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine.

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JONADAB AND RITA
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2128540
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

Toy donkey Jonadab is longing for adventure... Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780370329284. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ROCKING HORSES
Written by Emma Marsden; Tony Stevenson.
Stock no. 2128440
Published by Courage Books. 1st USA 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Collector's Guide to Identifying, Buying and Enjoying Rocking Horses. Large format. Colour photos. American Edition. ISBN: 1561382191.

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TERTIUS AND PLINY
Written by Ben Frankel. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 1814629
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Life is rather dull for Tertius and Pliny in Mrs Kay's antique shop - until the day Uncle Max buys Tertius for his nephew and niece. But he doesn't forget his old friend Pliny, left behind in the shop... Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 041619012x.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TOYS
Written by Constance Eileen King.
Stock no. 1609297
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. In addition to a general historical description of each category, the book includes alphabetical entries on the major manufacturers, and also advice for the collector as well as comments on care and cleaning. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0707917126. Corners bumped. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine, edge creased and torn.

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