A Connoisseur's Guide to Antique Toys

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Todtri, Feb 25, 2000 - Antiques & Collectibles - 128 pages
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Over 100 illustrations. Not everyone has enjoyed owning fine furniture, ceramics, glass or silver, but everyone has had toys. It is no wonder that this has become one of the greatest areas for collecting, for it caters to that longing for nostalgia in so many people. Today's collector has an array of toys to choose from, and this guide helps to indentify the many types available for starting a collection. Some of the many areas for collecting examined in this volume are simple and scientific toys, dolls, dolls' houses, miniature furniture, board games, jigsaw puzzles, clockwork toys, and toy soldiers. Over 100 full-color photographs demonstrate the great variety of toys available.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
WOODEN TOYS
23
METAL TOYS
47
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