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Hollywoodmoviemonsters are enduring pop culture standards. Kids and adults
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wildlife scenes, knights, andmuchmore. Over 500 color photographs enhance
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Everymodel Aurora made is described in detail. Today, Polar Lights, Moebius,
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with information on reissues and current collectors’ market values.
ThomasGraham
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Size: 8 1/2" × 11" • 550 color images • 192 pp.
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