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vintage toys: miniature vehicles • hollow cast figures • banks • marbles
Evolution of the Pedal Car - Vol. 2.
Volume
2
. Neil S. Wood. Filled with images, descriptions,
dimensions, and original values of child-size toy
vehicles, Original catalog pages give specific
information today’s enthusiasts want. 300 color
photos show great old styles and recent styles.
A wonderful reference and wish list.
Size:81/2"x11"•300colorand320b/wphotos
&engravings•PriceGuide•200pp.
ISBN:978-0-8914-5444-1•softcover•$29.95
FordFarmToys.
DavidReed.Toyenthusiast,farm
collectors, and modelers are sure to find happy
memoriesoftheirchildhoods inthiscomprehensive
volume dedicated exclusively to Ford farm toys.
Thiscolorfulbookcontainsdetailed informationon
Ford toys from theearly1900s though thepresent.
Illustratedwithover300fullcolorphotos,accurate
captions,andaguidetocurrentvalues,thisbook is
avaluable resource foryou.
Size:81/2"x11"•339colorphotos •PriceGuide•
144pp.•ISBN:0-7643-1744-X•softcover•$29.95
Evolution of the Bicycle.
Neil S. Wood. Since
1790, bicycle designs have been improved and
become popular. This comprehensive book
introduces bicycle history, design changes,
newsletters and dealers for today’s enthusiast.
Hundreds of bicycles are shown in advertising,
catalogs, postcards and collectibles.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 230 color, 300 b/w ad cuts &
photos•Priceguide/Index•208pp.
ISBN:978-0-8914-5474-8•softcover•$29.95
hollow cast figures
Britains New Toy Soldiers, 1973 to
thePresent:TraditionalGloss-Painted
Metal Models.
Norman Joplin & John T.
Waterworth,photosbyPhilipDean.Britains
New Toy Soldier line of traditional, 54mm,
gloss-painted metal figures from 1973 to
thepresent,withnearlythecompleterange,
over 3,200 figures, in nearly 1,100 color
photos. Military items, Home Farm and
Circus,special issues.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 1072 color photos •
272pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3062-9•hardcover•$99.99
Toy Soldiers and Figures: American
Dimestore.
Don Pielin, Norman Joplin,
& Verne Johnson. The toy soldiers and
figures that were sold in the “Five-and-
Dime” stores. Over 650 photographs,
with 3000+ figures, arranged in thematic
style covering military and non-military
toys. Over 60 manufacturers’ products.
in thematic/category chapters.
Size:11"x81/2"•667colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 240 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1189-1•hardcover•$59.95
Hollow-CastCivilianToyFigures.
Nor-
manJoplin&PhilipDean,ABIPP,ARPS.The
hollow-cast civilian figures of over 75 toy
companies (other than Britains) between
1900 and 1966. Organized by themes
rangingfromArtWorktoZoofigures,with
Christmas, farm, garden, and many more.
Over 1500 full color photos and examples
from Argentina, France, Germany, Japan,
theU.S.A.,and theUK.
Size:12"x9"•1500+colorphotos •PriceGuide/Index•384pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2226-5•hardcover•$95.00
BritainsCivilianToyFigures.
Norman
Joplin, Arnold Rolak, Philip Dean, and Joe
Kunzelmann.Non-militaryandciviliantoy
figuresbyBritains,fromthe1880sthrough
1966.970colorphotographsoftoys includ-
ingMiniatureGarden,CivilianVehicles,Boy
Scouts, Girl Guides, Salvation Army and
Cowboys and Indians, British Royalty and
more. Currentvalues.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 970 color & 29 b&w
photos•PriceGuide/Index•240pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1520-X•hardcover•$49.95
banks
The Penny Bank Book.
Revised & Expanded
4th Edition
. Andy and Susan Moore. The classic
reference in a popular field. 1,705 still banks
are beautifully presented in color and black-and-
white illustrations. Focuses on American and
English banks, but with examples from other
countries. Includes histories, details about the
banks, information about clubs and publications,
and an up-to-date price guide.
Size: 9’’ x 12’’ • 1,705 still banks • Price Guide/
Index•196pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2842-8•hardcover•$49.95
Penny Banks Around the World.
Don Duer.
Over 1600 antique and modern penny banks
made of diverse materials, from collections
scattered world-wide, are carefully identified
and displayed here in individual, clear color
photos. The banks are organized into eight
groups by their types and by their materials. This
is an important reference in the banking world.
Size:9"x12"•1608banks incolor
Value Reference • 200 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0019-9•hardcover•$49.95
A Penny Saved: Still andMechanical Banks.
Don Duer. The interesting history of saving
money in penny banks is illustrated with popular
examples made of cast iron, tin, pottery, wood,
and pot metal in forms that include folk art
and commemorate political events, prominent
people and special places. Color photos and
full explanations present intriguing American
banks arranged from the 18th century through
the present.
Size:81/2"x11"•292colorphotos
Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-528-2•hardcover•$59.95
Coin Banks by Banthrico™.
Jim Redwine.
Banthricocoinbanks,made inChicago from1931
until 1985, resemble famous people, animals,
trophies, vehicles, architecture and more. For
today’s collector, there is information about
the company, materials, 900 styles, advertising,
sizes, and rarity.
Size:9"x12"•1062photos
Price Guide/Index • 256 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1280-4•hardcover•$49.95
marbles
Marbles Identification and Price Guide.
Re-
vised & Expanded 5th Edition. Robert Block. Over
500 color photos display marbles of all types in this
revised, completely rewritten guide. Most of these
photos, over 400, are new to this edition. Covered
are handmade and machine-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
Marble Mania.
Revised & Expanded 2nd
Edition
. Stanley Block, Editor. This is the de-
finitive guide to marble collecting, with over
1,400 color photographs identifying marbles
and explanations. It features the main areas of
interest on makers and manufacturers of marbles
made of stone, minerals, and early hand- and
machine-made glass. It covers many games,
toys, and other uses for marbles.
Size:81/2"x11"•1400+colorphotos•Updated
PriceGuide/Index•256pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3550-1•hardcover•$34.99
Popular American Marbles.
Dean Six,, Susie Met-
zler & Michael Johnson. Over 360 photos display
machine-made marbles produced by American man-
ufacturers, 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
Antique Glass Swirl Marbles.
Stanley A.
Block. Swirl marbles comprise one of the largest
categories of antique marbles. With 851 color
photographs, this book displays swirl marbles
from banded and clambroth swirls to latticinio
core and ribbon core swirls. The text explains each
swirl marble type and provides tables of prices.
Size:81/2"x11"•851colorphotos
Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1459-9•hardcover•$39.95
Antique Glass End of Day Marbles.
Stanley
A. Block. Nearly 900 photographs display End
of Day antique glass marbles handmade from
the mid-1880s through c. 1918. End of Day
Onionskin, Cloud, Joseph’s Coat, and English
style marbles appear in abundance. Among them
are Paneled, Ribbon, Lobed, Shrunken Core,
Mist, Submarine, and End of Cane examples.
Values are included in tables.
Size:9"x12"•899colorphotos
Price Guide • 192 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-1630-3 •
hardcover•$39.95
Sulphide Marbles.
Stanley A. Block and M.
Edwin Payne. Over 600 beautiful color photo-
graphs display molded sulphide figures found
within glass marbles. Encased in clear or colored
glass, these molded sulphides include animals,
birds, humans, mythological creatures, religious
figures, and more. A detailed text, bibliography,
appendices, index, and tables with values are
included.
Size:81/2"x11"•607colorphotos • Price Guide/
Index • 176 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-1340-1 • hard
cover•$39.95
Marble Collectors Handbook.
Robert S. Block.
Over 580 color photos display handmade, ma-
chine-made, and contemporary marbles by many
artists. Swirl, Clambroth, Banded Opaque, Indian,
Lutz, End of Day, and Single-gather handmade
marble designs and machine-made examples by M.F.
Christensen & Son, Christensen Agate, Akro Agate,
Peltier, Master Marble, Marble King, Ravenswood,
and Vitro Agate are found. Values are provided in
the captions and tables.
Size:6"x9"•586colorphotos • Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2331-8•soft•$16.95
American Machine-made Marbles.
Dean
Six, Susie Metzler, and Michael Johnson. Over
590 color photos display machine-made marbles
from the twentieth century, including the most
extensive collection of marble packaging ever
assembled. Marble factories whose products
and packaging are displayed include Akro Ag-
ate, Christiansen Agate, Davis Marble, Heaton
Agate, Kokomo Opalescent, Libbey-Owens-Ford,
Marble King, Peltier, Ravenswood, and Vitro.
Values are included.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 594 color & 55 b/w photos
Price Guide • 192 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-2464-0 •
softcover•$29.95
CollectingEarlyMachineMadeMarblesfromthe
M.F.Christensen&SonCompanyandChristensen
AgateCompany.
RobertBlock.Over700colorphotos
of marbles produced from the early 1900s through the
early 1930s by M. F. Christensen & Son Company and
theChristensenAgateCompany.Includesbricks,cobras,
guineas, opaques, slags, single pontil slags, swirls, and
hand-gatheredswirls. Valuesforthemarblesdisplayed
are found in thecaptions.
Size:6"x9"•737colorphotos • PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1827-6•hardcover•$24.95
Marbles Illustrated: Prices at Auction.
Robert
Block. This comprehensive guide presents over 1500
marbles and their actual selling prices at auction.
Utilizing a database of prices realized from over 6,000
marbles at auction, the author provides catalogue
descriptions, pictures and values. Listings are cate-
gorized by marble type, allowing for easy reference
for the collector.
Size:6"x9"•over1500marbles • Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0970-6•softcover•$16.95
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