Toys - Their Design and Construction

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LULU Press, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 134 pages
This early manual is a fascinating read for any handicraft enthusiast or historian. Extensively illustrated with working diagrams and photographs it forms a complete how-to guide that is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of the amateur or professional woodworker. Contents Include: Some of the Toys Being Used in a Day Nursery; Introduction; Joints; Peg-Train Set; Simple Railway Station; Small Boats; Small Lorries; Bricks; Simple Sense-training Apparatus; Flat Trolley; Cradle; Cots; Dressers; Fun Boat; Duck Boat; Flying Duck; "Tishy"; Small Rocking Horse; Doll's House; Doll's House: Dining-room Suite; Doll's House: Bedroom Suite; Doll's House: Kitchen Furniture; Marionette Theatre; Glove-puppet Theatre; Model Theatre; Scenery for Model Theatre; Castle; Wheels: Their Making and Fixing; Bren-gun Carrier; Duck Cart and Bricks; Elephant and Cart; Tip Lorry; Breakdown and G.P. Lorries; Scooter; Tank; Horse on Wheels; Sack Truck; Coaster; Dog on Wheels; Noah's Ark; Animals; Engine; Stream-lined Locomotive; Wheelbarrow; Small Swing; Metal Swing; See-saw; Warehouse Trolley; Long Swing; Tubular Rocker; Small Slide; Climbing Frame and Slide; Jungle-Gym; and General Hints. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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