Classic Toy Trains

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MBI Pub., 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 160 pages
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From Lionel's first printed pamphlet in 1902 to the full-color fantasies of the 1950s and beyond. Classic Toy Trains revisits the collectible toy trains of Carlisle & Finch. American Flyer, Ives, Hafner, Lionel and others. Filled with over 200 images of rare toy trains, accessories, layouts and catalog artwork, this nostalgic volume flashes you back to the fun-filled days of yesteryear and your care-free hours spent riding the rails. A Motorbooks Classic.

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Gerry Souter earned his degree at the Art Institute of Chicago and then went on to do further studies in art at the University of Chicago. Himself an artist, Souter has exhibited his paintings and photographs at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Phoenix Art Museum and a number of other galleries. A professional author, he has written more than 20 books since 1997, with great success. His continuing studies in art history and architecture, the sharpness of his writing, and his visual experience add a dynamic aspect to the study of the lives of artists and the description of their works, keeping the reader captivated, page after page

Gerry Souter attended the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Chicago. He has worked as an art teacher, photographer, a security guard, a rifle instructor, and a seaman in the Merchant Marine. He and his wife, Janet Souter, have authored or coauthored more than forty nonfiction books in the areas of history, biography, young adult, art, military history, business, and the Internet. They live near Chicago. Gerry's personal Facebook page: https: //www.facebook.com/gerry.souter (51 friends) Joint website: http: //www.avril1.com

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