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Christie's World of Automotive Toys by M&S…

Christie's World of Automotive Toys

by M&S Richardson

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0760305692, Hardcover)

An exceptional panoramic history of these highly collectible toys from their origins in the simple wooden yard toys that children have played with for centuries, through mass production, to the present day. Filled with army ambulances to post vans, fire engines to ice-cream carts, plus an incredible number of rare and unusual collectors items. Illustrated with superb photographs from Christie's archives in Britain and the US. Essential for collectors, and a nostalgic journey for anyone wanting to reminisce about their childhood. Includes a value guide.

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A detailed history of everything from trucks and buses to motorcycles and racing cars divided into six eras, dating from 1890 to the present.

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