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vintage toys: miniature vehicles
Classic Miniature Vehicles: Made
in Germany.
Edward Force. German
manufacturers produced interesting and
superb miniature die cast toy vehicles
which are described here. Color photos of
over 2000 German toy vehicles make this
a most useful book for die cast collectors
and fanciers of miniatures.
Size:9’’x6’’•80colorphotos
Price Guide • 256 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-251-8•softcover•$16.95
Classic Miniature Vehicles: Made in
Italy.
Dr.EdwardForce.America’s foremost
authority on miniature vehicles turns to
Italy, where die cast miniature vehicles
began to be manufactured after the end
of World War II. Cars fromMercury, Lima,
Nigam, PM, Ra-Ro, Rivarossi, Safar, SVP
and other Italian companies are presented
in color with informative vital facts about the cars in an easy-to-use format.
Size:9"x6"•96photos•PriceGuide•256pp.
ISBN:0-88740-433-2•softcover•$16.95
Classic Miniature Vehicles: Made
In France.
Dr. Edward Force. Miniature
vehicle production in France by 39 man-
ufacturers is represented here by nearly
2000 vehicles described and shown in
color photos. Information provided in
encyclopedic entries includes vehicles by
C.I.J., Cle, France Jouets, J.R.D., Minialuxe,
Norev, Quiralu, Rami, and Safir.
Size:9"x6"•96colorplates •Price Guide • 280 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-316-6•softcover•$16.95
Aurora Slot Cars.
Thomas Graham. Hundreds
of Aurora Slot Cars produced between 1960
and 1977 are presented here in full color. Here
are Thunderjets, AFX Flamethrowers, Dragsters,
Super Speedsters, and more, reproduced in 1/24,
1/25, 1/32, and 1/48 scale. The informative text
provides readers with the Aurora company
history, and detailed information on colors,
model variations, and prices. An extensive price
list and photo cross-reference index is included.
Size:81/2"x11"•184color,24b&wphotos
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1863-2•softcover•$29.95
Barclay Toys: Transports & Cars 1932-
1971.
Howard W. Melton & Robert E. Wagner.
A comprehensive catalog listing with prices
for every known variation and color of all car
transports and cars made by Barclay Manufac-
turing Company from 1932 through 1971. 75+
beautiful, full color images display these cars
and transports, allowing easy identification.
Includes a company history, identification and
price guide, and 14 identification charts.
Size:81/2"x11"•100+colorphotos
Price Guide • 144 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2127-7•softcover•$24.95
Toy Cars of Japan & Hong Kong.
Andrew G.
Ralston. The most rare and collectible toy cars
made in Japan and Hong Kong in the 1950s and
1960s, including large-scale tinplate cars made
for the American market; the early Japanese
diecasts by Model Pet, Micro Pet and Cherryca
Phenix; and plastic friction-drive cars. Many
fascinating new insights into the history of the
companies are presented, using long-forgotten
trade journals, rare catalogs, and interviews.
Size:81/2"x11"•340colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1196-4•hardcover•$39.95
VW
®
Beetle Toys.
Matt Meyer. Volkswagen
Beetle toys and models from the late 1930s to
today are all displayed in over 350 color images.
Tin, die cast, sheet metal, and plastic Beetles
by major manufacturers, including Corgi®,
Matchbox®, Hotwheels®, Lledo®, Tonka®
are included, along with glass and ceramic
Beetles, and a Beetle Transformer™. Current
market values are provided.
Size:81/2"x11"•351colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1449-1•softcover•$29.95
Hubley Toy Vehicles: 1946-1965.
Steve Butler.
Hubley produced a wonderful array of toys in the
mid-20thcentury.Thevehiclesmadefrom1946to
1965 are chronicled here. Information from a com-
pletesetofHubleycatalogsandover500beautiful
color photographs make this is a comprehensive
guide. Charts record every vehicle offered with its
variations, and a current price guide makes this a
valuable resource for thecollector.
Size:81/2"x11"•534photos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1405-X•softcover•$29.95
Promotional Cars & Trucks, 1934-1983:
Dealership Vehicles in Miniature.
Second
Edition
. Steve Butler. Promotional cars and
trucks were each produced for one year, then
discontinued when the new models came out.
This book presents a complete listing of promo-
tional cars and trucks, including manufacturer
and current value. Charts are illustrated with
over 500 beautiful color photos, showing the
full range of vehicles.
Size:81/2"x11"•517colorphotos •Price Guide •
160 pp. • ISBN:0-7643-1232-4•softcover•$29.95
The Big Book of Tin Toy Cars: Passenger,
Sports, and Concept Vehicles.
Ron Smith &
WilliamC.Gallagher.100softintoypassengercars,
sportscars,conceptordreamvehicles,andboxedcar
and trailer sets, from toy makers around the world.
Thetoysare1900stothe1970s.Captionsincludethe
make,model,year,bodystyle,size,graphicmarkings,
operationdescription,producingcompany,countryof
origin,trademarks,scarcityratings,andcurrentvalues.
Size:81/2"x11"•over1100colorphotos
PriceGuide•240pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1948-5•hardcover•$49.95
TheBigBookofTinToyCars:Commercialand
RacingVehicles.
RonSmith&WilliamC.Gallagher.
100softintoydeliveryandpublicservicevehicles,hot
rods, jalopies,dragsters,singleseatracers,andrally
and stock cars, from toy makers around the world.
The toys represent cars of the 1900s to the 1970s.
Make,model,year,bodystyle,size,graphicmarkings,
operationdescription,producingcompany,country
of origin, trademarks, scarcity ratings, and current
valuesprovided.
Size:81/2"x11"•over1100colorphotos
PriceGuide•240pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1949-3•hardcover•$49.95
A World of Bus Toys and Models.
Kurt M.
Resch with photography by Richard Romagnoli.
Toy and model buses are closely examined in
this book. Bus transportation from the 1920s
to the present appears in over 500 gorgeous
color photos of over 1100 toy buses. This is the
missing link in the transportation toy library,
the book that bus lovers have been waiting for.
Size:81/2"x11"•510colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0814-9•softcover•$29.95
TheCollector’sGuidetoBusToysandModels.
Kurt M. Resch. Over 1,500 toy buses are shown in
full color, including early buses, transit and trolley
buses, school buses, and modern luxury coaches.
A continuation of Resch’s first book, this features
different buses from 30 countries and over 250
toy makers, dating from 1905 to 2001, with bus
memorabiliaandcurrentvaluesforallmodelsshown.
Hopaboardtoexperienceawonderfulshowcaseof
worldwidebus toys!
Size:81/2"x11"•558colorphotos
PriceGuide•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1631-1•softcover•$29.95
FirefightingToys:1940s-1990s.
JamesG.Piatti
and Sandra Frost Piatti. The best and most highly
collectedfirefightingtoysfromthesecondhalfofthe
20thcentury.Organizedalphabeticallybymanufac-
turer, the line-up includes toys fromBuddyL,Corgi,
Fisher-Price,Hubley,Keystone,Marx,Mattel,Nylint,
Remco,Structo,Tonka,Tootsietoy,andmore.Features
tips on what to collect, places to find firefighting
toys,detaileddescriptions,andup-to-datepricing.
Size:81/2"x11"•598colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2177-3•softcover•$29.95
Flying Models Collectibles & Accessories.
James C. Johnson. Hundreds of fantastic items
related to model aviation. More than 600 color
photos illustrate engines, kits, radio control
accessories, propellers, books, magazines, and
other important model aviation memorabilia.
The history of model aviation is documented
in an engaging text. Captions include detailed
information about size, vintage, and current
market values.
Size:81/2"x11"•627colorphotos
Price Guide • 192 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1979-5•softcover•$29.95
CastIronAutomotiveToys.
MyraYellinOutwater
&EricB.OutwaterwithStevie&BillWeart.Rareand
exquisitecastirontoysfromleadingAmericancastiron
toymanufacturers, includingKenton,Dent,Hubley,
Arcade,Kilgore,Vindex,andA.C.Williams.Original
catalogadvertisements,marks,andover850mag-
nificenttoysaredisplayed inover880colorphotos,
includingautomobiles,trucks,motorcycles,tractors,
farmandconstructionequipment,andaeronautics.
Size:81/2"x11"•880colorphotos
PriceGuide•264pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1077-1•hardcover•$69.95
Collectors Encyclopedia of Toys - Banks:
Cast Iron, Tin Wind-up, Autos &More with
prices.
Antiquetoysandbankscontinuetofascinate
peopleworldwide.Herearecherishedoldtoysshown,
described, dated and evaluated for today’s market.
Madeoftin,cast ironandcomposition,they include
wind-ups,boats,trains,trucks,horse-drawnstyles
andbelltoys.100catalogpageshavedrawings,full
descriptionsandoriginalprices.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 106 b/w photos and 100 full
catalogpages•Priceguide/Index•216pp.
ISBN:978-0-8914-5256-0•softcover•$19.95
Antique Motorcycle Toys.
Rich Bertoia.
Clockwork toy motorcycles from Europe, Japan
and America, including police chases, stunt riders,
elegant cruisers, and spacemen, through over
150 color photographs and interesting text and
values, making this a truly special edition for
collectors of all levels.
Size:11"x81/2"•162colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0862-9•hardcover•$49.95
Pedal Cars: Chasing the Kidillac.
Jane Dwyre
Garton.Learnhowandwherechildren’spedal-pow-
eredcarsweremade inthischarmingand in-depth
historyofthemostpopularwheeledtoys intoday’s
collector market. Loaded with past and present
perspectives on pedal cars, including comments
from designers, anecdotes from factory workers,
hundreds of photographs, and up-to-date pricing
information.Itwillfascinateoldcollectorsandattract
manynewones!
Size:81/2"x11"•550photos
PriceGuide/Index•208pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0836-X•hardcover•$49.95
Collector’s Guide to Children’s
Automobiles.
G. G. Weiner. 100s of
small-scale Jaguars, Bugattis, Ferraris,
Jeeps, MGs, and others made from
1900 to the present, powered by pedals,
electricity, or gasoline. Explains the
model, its unique qualities, current value,
and interesting restoration information.
Catalog material, presents children’s ve-
hicles produced by the Tri-Ang company.
Size:11"x81/2"•345photos
Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1239-1•hardcover•$39.95
Evolution of the Pedal Car -Vol .1: and other
riding toys 1884-1970s.
NeilS.Wood.Child-size
vehicleshavebeenmadeastoyssincetheadventof
ahorselesscarriage.Filledwith images,descriptions,
dimensions, and original values of toy vehicles, this
bookwilldelightadultswhorememberandchildren
whodream.Originalcatalogpagesfrom1884through
1974givespecificinformationtoday’senthusiastswant.
114colorphotosshowgreatoldstylesandrecentstyles.
Size:81/2"x11"•114and779b/wengravedcuts•
Priceguide/•228pp.
ISBN:978-0-8914-5400-7•softcover•$29.95
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