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TOY TRAINS: A HISTORY

Carlson, Pierce

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ISBN 10: 0060156147 / ISBN 13: 9780060156145
Published by Harper & Row, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Carlson, Pierce. TOY TRAINS: A HISTORY. NY: Harper & Row, c1986. First US edition. 160pp, color photos, index. Sm 4to. Fine hardcover copy with fine d/w. Bookseller Inventory # 72579

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Title: TOY TRAINS: A HISTORY

Publisher: Harper & Row

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Shows and describes toy trains from 1840 to 1955, looks at stylistic and technological changes, and describes major manufacturers

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Carlson has produced a spectacular visual documentary of toy trains that should appeal to collectors and enthusiasts alike, as well as the kid in us all. This historical journey traces the toy train market from 1840 to 1955. International in scope, it highlights major European manufacturers, such as Bing, Carette, and Marklin, and American companies such as Ives and Lionel. Descriptive captions identify the name, maker, date, and price range of each item. Comments relate stylistic changes and technological advances. Included is a price guide, glossary, and international index to manufacturers. A welcome addition to any public library. Stephen Allan Patrick, East Tennessee State Univ. Lib., Johnson City
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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