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Toy Time!
Toy Time!
Written by Christopher Byrne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385349123
Our Price: $15.99
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Toy Time!
From Hula Hoops to He-Man to Hungry Hungry Hippos: A Look Back at the Most- Beloved Toys of Decades Past
Written by Christopher Byrne


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.99

What was your favorite childhood toy?

Do you have fond memories of fighting unseen enemies with your G.I. Joe action figures, demolishing fleets of vehicles with your Tonka Toy Trucks, or Karate-chopping imaginary street thugs with your Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?  

What about carefree summer afternoons counting ticks on your Skip-It... Read more >
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Toy Time!
Toy Time!
Written by Christopher Byrne
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349130
Our Price: $11.99
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Toy Time!
From Hula Hoops to He-Man to Hungry Hungry Hippos: A Look Back at the Most- Beloved Toys of Decades Past
Written by Christopher Byrne


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

What was your favorite childhood toy?

Do you have fond memories of fighting unseen enemies with your G.I. Joe action figures, demolishing fleets of vehicles with your Tonka Toy Trucks, or Karate-chopping imaginary street thugs with your Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?  

What about carefree summer afternoons counting ticks on your Skip-It... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
TV Toys
TV Toys
Written by Anthony McGoldrick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812173
Our Price: $12.95
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TV Toys

Written by Anthony McGoldrick


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

This book tells the story of toys based on TV programs (both from the US and Britain), and how these much-loved objects evolved over the years since the 1930s, through the 'golden age' of children's TV in the 1960s and 1970s, and then onto the 1980s until now, including Pinky &... Read more >
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TV Toys

Written by Anthony McGoldrick


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

This book tells the story of toys based on TV programs (both from the US and Britain), and how these much-loved objects evolved over the years since the 1930s, through the 'golden age' of children's TV in the 1960s and 1970s, and then onto the 1980s until now, including Pinky &... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Triang Toys
Triang Toys
Written by Kenneth Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811442
Our Price: $12.95
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Triang Toys

Written by Kenneth Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

Wherever in the world today children play with toys, the odds are that their playthings will have been made in the Far East and carry the imprint of a major American Corporation like Mattel or Hasbro. It was not always so: for much of the twentieth century, it was the British... Read more >
Meccano

Written by Roger Marriott


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

The origin of the name is uncertain but it is now over 100 years since Frank Hornby first used the word Meccano for the toy he invented to amuse his sons. Like the product it described, it is now known all over the world and has entered the dictionary as a... Read more >
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Meccano
Meccano
Written by Roger Marriott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810568
Our Price: $15.95
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Meccano

Written by Roger Marriott


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

The origin of the name is uncertain but it is now over 100 years since Frank Hornby first used the word Meccano for the toy he invented to amuse his sons. Like the product it described, it is now known all over the world and has entered the dictionary as a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Perambulators

Written by Jan Swift


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

A complete illustrated history of the British wheeled baby carrier, from the eighteenth century to the end of the classic pram era, this book is a nostalgic trip down memory lane, and an invaluable resource for any owner or collector of historic prams. Examining and illustrating the design and development of... Read more >
Scalextric

Written by Jon Mountfort


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Scalextric, the ultimate boys' toy, hit the toyshops in 1957. The first ever electric slot-car system, with uncontrollable tinplate cars running on heavy rubber track, it brought the speed and glamor of motor racing to suburban living rooms up and down the land. Classic marques of the day such as Aston... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Airfix Kits

Written by Trevor Pask


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

With the aid of stringy glue and scalpel-sliced fingers, young and old have turned display cabinets and bedrooms into mini-museums, or tiny battlefields. This book looks at the fascinating tale of this British company - a pioneer in the world of modelling - as well as its products, its changing fortunes... Read more >
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The British Toy Industry
The British Toy Industry
Written by Kenneth Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808244
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
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The British Toy Industry

Written by Kenneth Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $12.95

Toys have been made in Britain for hundreds of years, but it was in the twentieth century that the British toy industry reached its peak. Names such as Meccano, Chad Valley, Dinky, Scalextric, Bayko and Hornby dominated the trade at home and abroad. It was not to last, however, and foreign... Read more >
Airfix Kits
Airfix Kits
Written by Trevor Pask
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807919
Our Price: $12.95
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Airfix Kits

Written by Trevor Pask


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $12.95

With the aid of stringy glue and scalpel-sliced fingers, young and old have turned display cabinets and bedrooms into mini-museums, or tiny battlefields. This book looks at the fascinating tale of this British company - a pioneer in the world of modelling - as well as its products, its changing fortunes... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Amusement Machines
Amusement Machines
Written by Lynn F. Pearson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747801795
Our Price: $11.95
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Amusement Machines

Written by Lynn F. Pearson


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $11.95

Penny slot machines are evocative of seaside holidays and Edwardian amusements, although most have now disappeared from the pier arcades into museums or private collections. They were jolly, colorful and inventive examples of craftsmanship and specifically designed to entertain, amuse - and part customers from their money. Gambling machines, which appeared... Read more >
Scalextric
Scalextric
Written by Jon Mountfort
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807476
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Scalextric

Written by Jon Mountfort


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $12.95

Scalextric, the ultimate boys' toy, hit the toyshops in 1957. The first ever electric slot-car system, with uncontrollable tinplate cars running on heavy rubber track, it brought the speed and glamor of motor racing to suburban living rooms up and down the land. Classic marques of the day such as Aston... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Corgi Toys
Corgi Toys
Written by David Cooke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806677
Our Price: $12.95
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Corgi Toys

Written by David Cooke


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2008
Price: $12.95

Although the name "Corgi Toys" was not introduced until 1955, the roots of the original holding company, Mettoy, go back to 1932 when a German toymaker called Philipp Ullmann arrived in Britain to form a new toy manufacturing company. This company produced many types of toys, both before and after the... Read more >
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