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YESTERDAY'S YESTERYEARS
Written by Robert Carter; Eddy Rubinstein.
Stock no. 2133570
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour photos. Collecting "Yesteryear" diecast model vehicles. Lesney 'Matchbox' Models. ISBN: 185429578X. Bumping to spine. Wrapper is creased with a few nicks.

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THE ART OF THE TOY SOLDIER: TWO CENTURIES OF METAL TOY SOLDIERS 1770-1970
Written by Henry I. Kurtz; Burtt R. Ehrlich; Roy Selwyn-Smith.
Stock no. 2133485
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Red cloth, gilt title. Colour photography throughout by Serge Nivelle. Based primarily on the Collection of Burtt R. Ehrlich. ISBN: 090456844X. Light bumping along cover edges.

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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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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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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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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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TOYTOWN PARTY
Written by Yvonne Perrin. Illustrated by Yvonne Perrin.
Stock no. 1507095
Published by Collins. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Pixie Book. Green pictorial boards. 4x4". Colour illustrations. A little wear to ends of spine and cover edges. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to front endpaper at top of spine. A few fox spots to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a couple of tiny tears, wear to spine and folds, lightly foxed.

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CASSELL'S BOOK OF INDOOR AMUSEMENTS, CARD GAMES, AND FIRESIDE FUN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506806
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. circa 1880. Fair condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title block and black vignettes. Red and green cloth boards with gilt and black titles and vignettes. Sections are Round or Parlour Games, Toy Games and Toy-Making, Mechanical and Arithmetical Puzzles, Card Games, Parlour Magic and Fireside Fun. B/w diagrams. 224 pages plus publication list. Second Edition. Heavy wear to spine and corners. Splits to cloth at ends of spine. Covers grubby, spine browned. First gathering is detached, from front endpaper to page 16. Another gathering detached, pages 145 to 160. Joints cracked. Small bookseller's stamp to front endpaper, ink name to verso of frontis. Heavy foxing to tissue guard and title page. A few marks to contents but most pages are clean.

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THE TREASURES OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Iona Opie; Brian Alderson.
Stock no. 2122414
Published by Pavilion Books. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The material is drawn from the Opie collection of rare children's books, toys and games. Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1851453342. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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