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Trolls.
Jan Lindenberger with Joel Martone.
Troll toys bring impish smiles, good luck, and
wild hairdos into our homes and their various
shapes and sizes make them popular to col-
lect. Current prices and color photography in
this book give the collector a real edge during
troll-hunting adventures because it covers a
wide assortment of trolls, several companies,
and some surprising examples from overseas.
Size:81/2"x11"•591colorphotos
Price Guide • 136 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0863-7•softcover•$19.95
MINIATURE VEHICLES
Barclay Miniature Toy Vehicles, Trans-
ports, Cars, Trucks, and Trains 1932-1971:
A Comprehensive Catalog and Price Guide.
Howard W. Melton. The first comprehensive
catalog and price guide covering all four ranges
of miniature toy vehicles produced by Barclay
Manufacturing Company, Inc. from 1932 to
1971. It covers nearly 2000 variations of these
toys, Company history, manufacturing process,
identification grids and explanations, rarity
notations, and over 650 color pictures.
Size:81/2"x11"•688colorphotos• 224 pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4913-3•softcover•$29.99
Encyclopedia of Matchbox Toys.
Revised
4th Edition
. Charlie Mack. Pictured and listed
in this massive volume, now in its fourth edition,
are fifty-four years’ worth of toys produced
between Matchbox’s founding in 1947 and
2001, including their popular diecast vehicles,
playsets,dolls,plastickits, robots,andephemera.
In the largest volume about Matchbox Toys ever
published, 2,447 color photos illustrate nearly
all of Matchbox’s vast line. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" •
2447colorphotos•Priceguide• 320pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4560-9•softcover•$34.99
Hot Wheels
®
1968-1972: Includes the Gran
Toros™ History and Pictures.
Bob Parker.
Hot Wheels® produced between 1968 and 1972
representthevintageyearsforthislineoftoyvehicles.
The221wonderfulcolorphotosprovideacomplete
visual guide for collectors. The 118 unique castings
areexplained indetailandacompletevariationand
priceguide isprovided.Also included iscoverageof
theGranToros™cars.
Size:81/2"x11"•215colorphotos• 224 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1480-7•softcover•$29.95
MARBLES
Marbles Identification and Price Guide.
Revised
& Expanded 5th Edition. Robert Block.Over500color
photosdisplaymarblesofalltypesinthisrevised,completely
rewrittenguide.Mostofthesephotos,over400,arenew
tothisedition.Coveredarehandmadeandmachine-made
marbles of all types, including Indians, Aggies, Steelies,
transitionals, M.F. Christensen & Son, Akro Agate, and
more. Every major category of marble is presented.
Size:6"x9"•543colorphotos•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3994-3•softcover•$19.99
Popular American Marbles.
Dean Six,, Susie Metzler
&Michael Johnson. Over 360 photos display machine-
made marbles produced by American manufacturers,
including Alley Agate, Champion, Jackson Marble,
Master Glass, Playrite, and Vacor, including Cat’s
Eyes, Glassies, Moss Agates, Opals, Patches, Swirls,
and more. Values are found in the captions.
Size:6"x9"•365colorphotos
PriceGuide/Index•184pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2640-0•softcover•$14.95
OTHER TOYS
Baby Boomer Toys and Collectibles.
Re-
vised 2nd Edition
. Carol Turpen. Color photos
of over 780 popular toys from the 1950s and ’60s
with identification and price guide make this a
useful reference for toy collectors and dealers.
Covers favorites from robots and space toys
to race cars, Hanna-Barbera toys, and Beatles
collectibles. Recall the past through its toys.
Size:81/2"x11"•495colorphotos
Price Guide • 204 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0533-6•softcover•$29.95
JapaneseToys:AmusingPlaythingsfromthe
Past.
William C. Gallagher. Over 270 toys by top
notchJapanesetoymanufacturerToplayLtd.(T.P.S.).
Includedaremotorized,wind-up,battery-operated,
tin,plastic,andplatform-basetoys;toysforimporters
includingLINEMAR,Cragstan,Frankonia,Rosko,and
Mego;aswellasauthorizededitionsbasedonPopeye
andWaltDisney®characters.Completeinformation
includingapriceguide,andJapanesetrademarks.
Size:81/2"x11"•over675colorphotos
PriceGuide•224pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1129-8•hardcover•$49.95
ToyRobotsfromJapan:TechnoFantasies.
Alan
Bunkum.Toyrobotdesignofthe20thcenturywithover200
photographsandoriginalconceptualdrawingsillustrating
thisfascinatinghistory.IncludesrobotmanufacturersTomy,
Horikawa,Waco, Sony,andotherJapanesecompanies.
Captionsincludedate,size,manufacturer,andcurrentvalues.
Animportantbookforhistorians,collectors,designers,and
studentsofJapanesestudiesandpopularcultureinthe
goldenageoftoyproduction.
Size:81/2"x11"•220colorphotos•128pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2274-5•hardcover•$39.95
MODEL KITS
Aurora Model Kits.
Revised & Expanded
2nd Edition
. Thomas Graham. Aurora cre-
ated plastic model kits of all varieties, including
monsters,historicsailingships,sportscars,moon
rockets,militaryandcommercialaircraft,TVstars,
comic book heroes, wildlife scenes, knights, and
muchmore.Over450colorphotographsenhance
this history and guide to Aurora models. Every
model kit Aurora made is described in detail,
along with information on reissues.
Size: 8 1/2" X 11" • 465 color photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2518-3 • soft cover • $29.95
Monogram®Models.
ThomasGraham.Revised
andexpanded2ndedition,withadditionalphotos
andupdatedvalues,over300colorphotosdisplay
Monogram’s plastic model kits of cars, ships,
aircraft, and spacecraft that have captured hob-
byists’ imaginations everywhere. Along with the
images are descriptions of thousands of models
made from 1945 to 1986. Today, the kits and
finished models are quite collectible.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 321 color photos • Price
Guide • 160 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4424-4
• soft cover • $29.99
Remembering Revell Model Kits.
Revised
& Expanded 3rd Edition
. Thomas Graham.
Over 545 color photos display the plastic model
kits produced by Revell, Inc.® from the 1950s
through the 1970s. These highly collectible kits
range from automobiles and ships to aircraft
and spaceships in scales from 1/16 to 1/72. A
company history and detailed model kit index,
complete with kit variations and updated values,
round out the book.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 550+ color photos • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2992-0 • soft cover • $29.99
Box Top Air Power: The Aviation Art of
Model Airplane Boxes.
Thomas Graham.
Over 170 photos of original model airplane box
art from the 1950s to the 1990s are displayed in
full color. Among the many artists whose works
of art are portrayed are TomMorgan, John Steel,
Jack Leynnwood, Lorenzo Ghiglieri, JimCox, John
Amendola,RayGaedke,JoKotula,andDickLocher.
These artists tell personal stories behind their art
in their own words.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 171 color photos • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2964-7 • soft cover • $29.99
ACTION FIGURES
Action Figures of the 1960s.
John Marshall.
Soldiers, sailors, cowboys, Indians, space men
and spies that populated the action figure world
from 1964 to 1969. 300+ color photos capture
thesehighlysoughtheroic“dolls forboys” includ-
ing GI Joe, Captain Action, Johnny West, Major
Matt Mason, Johnny Hero, and James Bond,
including all the major manufacturers of the
day from Hasbro and Mattel to Marx and Ideal.
Size:81/2"x11"•300+colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0428-3•softcover•$29.95
GI Joe™ and Other Backyard Heroes
1970-1979: An Unauthorized Guide.
John
Marshall. Starring well-known figures and rarities
alike, from Hasbro’s GI Joe and Mego’s Star Trek
figures to Tomland’s Star Raiders and Marx’s
Safari Adventure Series, this lively text and
more than 400 color illustrations present the
figures, their outfits, vehicles, and accessories.
Rounding out the book are up-to-date values
for the figures and their accessories.
Size:81/2"x11"•400colorphotos•Price Guide
160 pp. •ISBN:0-7643-0201-9•softcover•$29.95
Action Figures of the 1980s.
John Marshall.
Over 430 color photographs and descriptions
of the pocket-sized G.I. Joes™, movie and TV
characters, fantasy figures, He-Man™, the
Thunder Cats™, super heroes, Transformers™,
and wrestling figures abound here. Price listings
areprovided foreveryfigureshownandproduced
within particular product lines.
Size:81/2"x11"•435colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0494-1•softcover•$29.95
Comic Book Hero Toys.
John Marshall. POW!
ZAP! eeEEYOW! This is the action toy book that
fans will drool over. Banks, board games, dress-
upcostumes,cups,andmodelkits imprintedwith
images of villains and heroes such as Captain
Action™, the Incredible Hulk™, Superman™,
Batman™, and more. Over 700 color photos,
descriptions and a complete price guide provide
thorough identification.
Size:81/2"x11"•755colorphotos
Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0922-6•softcover•$29.95
Collecting Monster Toys.
John Marshall.
Monster toys of all shapes and sizes stalk the
pages of this entertaining and informative book.
Over 600 photos capture the ghouls, mutants,
and vampires that send chills up your spine as
they appear on monstrous banks, board games,
costumes, fiendish figures, model kits, and wind-
ups. Prices for each item, both loose and mint-
in-package, are included.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 610 color slides
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0923-4 • soft cover • $29.95
Transformers™ Collectibles: Unofficial
Guide.
J.E. Alvarez. An engaging text and over
1,000 color images display the Transformers™
collectibles beyond the action figures, including
PVC figures and cold cast porcelain busts, arts
& crafts, battery operated toys, birthday party
decorations and favors, clothing, comics, DVDs,
puzzles, radios, videos, and walkie-talkies. The
captions provide current market values for the
items displayed.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 1020 color photos
Price Guide • 192 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1952-3 • soft cover • $39.95
BeastWars Transformers™ : The Unofficial
Guide.
J. E. Alvarez. Both the American and
JapaneseBeastWarsTransformersproduced from
1995 onward are discussed and displayed in over
870 color images. A history of the development
and distribution of Beast Wars Transformers is
provided along with price listings for the figures
both loose, mint, and complete and mint in the
package.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 871 color photos
Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1512-9 • soft cover • $29.95
The Unofficial Guide to Japanese & In-
ternational Transformers™.
J. E. Alvarez.
Through 100s of gorgeous color photographs,
this in-depth guide delves into such Japanese toy
linesas theHeadmasters,Masterforce,Zone,and
Return of Convoy, European figures including the
Turbomasters, Predators, and the Obliterators,
and the early Pre-Transformers like the Diaclones
and Kronoforms. Current market values.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 536 color photos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1282-0 • soft cover • $29.95
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