The Great Book of Dinky Toys

Richardson, Mike and Sue

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ISBN 10: 1872727832 / ISBN 13: 9781872727837
Published by New Cavendish, London, 2002
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Red hard cover with titles in yellow on front and spine. Very tidy, inside and out. Binding tight with no inscriptions. Dust jacket also very tidy with just a touch of bumping to top edge. Very nice copy. This is a heavy book so please check postage with bookseller. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 25183

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Title: The Great Book of Dinky Toys

Publisher: New Cavendish, London

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: Reprint.

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The name 'Dinky Toys' belongs to the world famous range of toy cars produced by one of the world's most famous toy manufacturers, Meccano Ltd. The factory in Binns Road, Liverpool, made high quality metal construction sets, model railways in 0 and 00 gauges, clockwork boats, chemistry sets and many other educational toys. The toy cars were first produced as lineside effects for the Hornby Trains and were added to the Modelled Miniatures' range of figure sets. By 1934 the vehicles had taken over and the range was renamed to reflect this. Dinky Toys were the most prolific and diversified range of toy vehicles ever made, so much that the name 'Dinky' has been taken into common usage to denote any small toy car much as we often refer to the vacuum cleaner as a 'Hoover'. Dinky Toys have the greatest number of aficionados of any make of toy and are collected throughout the world. In 1981, Mike and Sue Richardson's world-renowned book on the subject of Dinky Toys and Modelled Miniatures was published by N

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