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vintage toys: other toys
other toys
Marbles Beyond Glass.
Stanley A. Block. Over
930 color photos display marbles of materials
other than glass: mineral, stone, clay, crockery,
pottery, china, porcelain, cloisonne, gutta-percha,
scrimshaw, wood, and metal, banded agates,
and hand-painted chinas. Valuable information
on marble types, clubs, and meets, as well as
online sites, values tables, glossary, bibliography,
and appendices.
Size:81/2"x11"•933colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2363-6•hardcover•$49.95
White Knob Wind Up Collectible Toys.
Robert E. Birkenes. White Knob Wind Up Toys
(WKWs) are small, ingenious, mechanical toys
from the 1970s that are again popular today.
Here are over 275 full-color photographs, a
price guide, and information you need to start or
expand your collection of these irresistible toys.
Size:81/2"x11"•278colorphotos
Price Guide • 80 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0711-8•softcover•$19.95
BeatrixPotterCollectibles:thePeterRabbit
Story Characters.
Debby DuBay & Kara Sewall.
PhotographybyLindaLaBonte-Britt&KindraClineff.
This engaging book presents collectible ceramics,
ornaments,toys,puppets,musicboxes,finearts,and
figurinesofthecharactersmadefamous inthePeter
Rabbittales,PeterRabbit,JemimaPuddle-duck,Tom
Kitten,andBenjaminBunny.Grimwades&Beswick
collectiblesandWedgwoodnurserywareareincluded.
Size:81/2"X11"•428colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2358-X•softcover•$29.95
Plastic Novelties and Toys of the ’40s, ’50s,
and ’60s.
Jean Rossi. Novelties and toys made of
colorful,durablepolystyreneplasticareeagerlysought
by collectors today. Showcased are holiday related
and other items made by the major manufacturers,
includingE.Rosen,Irwin,andKnickerbocker.Features
chubbySantas,bunnies,roosters,Valentinehearts
and figures, Halloween pumpkins, witches, and
manymore.Collectortipsandcurrentvaluesincluded.
Size:81/2"x11"•516color&3b/wphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1440-8•softcover•$29.95
Plastic Toys: Dimestore Dreams of the
’40s and ’50s.
Bill Hanlon, with photography
by David Belda. Colorful plastic toys from the
1940s and ’50s including cars, trucks, airplanes,
dolls and dollhouse furniture are displayed and
identified in detail here. Useful information
on how to evaluate, repair, and care for your
collection and identify toys whose origins until
now were a complete mystery. The plastic toy
manufacturers are thoroughly discussed.
Size:9"x12"•850colorphotos
Price Guide • 288 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-460-X•hardcover•$69.95
Comic Character Metal Sand
Toys.
Doug & Pat Wengel. Beach and
sand box toys in metal including pails,
watering cans, sieves, shovels, and
rakes, decorated with a wide variety of
characters including Betty Boop, Felix
the Cat, Popey, the Katzenjammer Kids
and Barney Google, as well as Disney
characters and others that bring the toys
through the decades to the present day.
Size:81/2"x11"•400colorphotos
PriceGuide•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2851-0•hardcover•$39.95
Battery Toys: The Modern Automata.
Revised 2nd Edition
. Brian Moran. In this
newly revised edition, battery-operated toy
robots, animals, people, characters, banks,
monsters, and cars are shown, compared, and
analyzed. Those dating from the mid-1950s and
1960s are the major portion of this book, with
some choice examples from the late 1940s and
1970s. A detailed desirability chart is included.
Size:81/2’’x11’’•153colorphotos•168pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0818-1•hardcover•$29.95
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
Toy Robots from Japan: Techno Fantasies.
AlanBunkum.Toyrobotdesignofthe20thcentury
withover200photographsandoriginalconceptual
drawingsillustratingthisfascinatinghistory.Includes
robotmanufacturers Tomy,Horikawa,Waco, Sony,
andotherJapanesecompanies.Captionsincludedate,
size,manufacturer,andcurrentvalues.Animportant
bookforhistorians,collectors,designers,andstudents
ofJapanesestudiesandpopularcultureinthegolden
ageoftoyproduction.
Size:81/2"x11"•220colorphotos
PriceGuide•128pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2274-5•hardcover•$39.95
Toys FromOccupied Japan.
AnthonyMarsella.
Clever toys created in Japan after WWII from
celluloid, tin, and glass were exported around
the world. Here many are examined in 370
color photographs that include most of the
boxes that held the objects, a boon to collectors
who highly value authentic packaging. A price
guide is included.
Size:81/2"x11"•370colorphotos
Price Guide • 144 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-875-3•softcover•$29.95
Squeaky Toys: A Collector’s Handbook
and Price Guide.
L.H. MacKenzie. During
the 1940s, rubber toys that squeak became
the most popular crib toy. Later, reed devices
were developed to generate different sounds
and soft, pliant vinyl plastic replaced rubber.
Today, people avidly search for rubber and vinyl
squeaky toys. Here, over 300 color photographs
and a delightful text explore the field with a
current price guide.
Size:81/2"x11"•301colorphotos
Price Guide • 128 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0622-7•softcover•$24.95
Cap Guns.
James Dundas. Toy gun collectors
rely on this reference, with over 600 color photos
of cap guns and gun accessories. Cap guns have
been mass-produced since the post-Civil War
era, made of wood, lead and iron. In the 20th
century toy cap guns became realistic models, of
cast iron, wood, composition, and plastics. Since
1950, most continue to be made of plastics or
die-cast metals. Learn about them all.
Size:81/2"x11"•600colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-960-1•softcover•$29.95
Toys That Shoot: and Other Neat Stuff.
James L. Dundas. Shooting toys from the twen-
tieth century, especially 1920s to 1960s, in over
420 color photographs of BB guns, cap shooters,
marble shooters, squirt guns, and more. Also a
brief history of the Daisy BB Gun—complete
with chronology, instructions for determining if
it is functional or broken, and advice for dating
with patent numbers, area codes, and zip codes.
Size:81/2"x11"•423colorphotos
Price Guide • 112 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0554-9•softcover•$24.95
Collecting Yo-Yos.
James L. Dundas. Over
275 full-color photographs capture yo-yos of
many companies, decades, and designs, along
with yo-yos that shriek, whistle, and spark.
Yo-yochampionshippatches, tricksbooks,and
trophies are also displayed. Brief histories of
the yo-yo companies are provided. Values for
every yo-yo are found in the captions.
Size:9"x6"•280colorphotos
Price Guide • 129 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1010-0•softcover•$16.95
Collecting Whistles.
James Dundas. This cheerful
book illustrates and catalogs the diverse variety of
whistles from the past century. They range from
a simple wooden penny whistle to novelties with
built-in compasses, 15-jewel watches, and mink fur
decoration. Discussions include when and how they
were made and instructions for taking care of them.
Size:6"x9"•454colorphotos
Price Guide • 128 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-859-1•softcover•$19.95
Puppets & Marionettes: A Collector’s Hand-
book & Price Guide.
Jan Lindenberger. From
Pinocchio to Kermit the Frog and Indian stick figures
to Jerry Mahoney puppets, these entertainers have
educated generations. They bring back memories
of childhood, early days of television and hours
of delight that these animated characters have
brought into our lives.
Size:6"x9"•560colorprints
Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0279-5•softcover•$19.95
Lithographed Paper Toys, Books, and
Games: 1880-1915.
Judith Anderson Drawe
& Kathleen Bridge Greenstein. Over 500 full
color photos provide a fascinating glimpse
into Victorian lithographed paper toys. Useful
facts about history, manufacturing, and typical
illustrations found on the toys, books, and games,
plus a listing of the prominent makers of the
time. Values, measurements, dates, and game
pieces provided.
Size:81/2"x11"•502colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 192 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1124-7•hardcover•$49.95
Collectible Coloring Books.
Dian Zillner.
500 color photos of children’s coloring books
published during the last 100 years accompany
this history which includes information on the
subjects of each book. Especially covers coloring
books with television, movie, personalities, dolls,
paper dolls, advertising, comics, cartoon, Disney,
and history themes. Many hunt for these and
this is their reference.
Size:81/2"x11"•500 fullcolorphotos
Price Guide • 124 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-393-X•softcover•$24.95
501 Collectible Horses: A Handbook & Price
Guide.
Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition
.
Jan Lindenberger with Dana Cain. Major toy horse
figure manufacturers Breyer, Hartland Plastics,
Hagen Renaker, Marx, and more have produced
this wide and popular range of horse collectibles.
This book corrals examples from around the world.
Size:6"x9"•over500colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0987-0•softcover•$19.95
Steam Toys: A Symphony In Motion.
Mor-
ton Hirschberg. Hooked to a steam engine or
operated by hand, these pieces move- mills grind,
blacksmiths hammer, Ferris wheels and carousels
revolve, woodsmen chop, and minstrels dance.
Almost 600 color photos document the work
of 25 major manufacturers, with illustrations of
the marks they used. Dimensions and years of
production are discussed for each piece.
Size:81/2"x11"•600photos
Price Guide/Index • 256 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0009-1•hardcover•$69.95
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