Offers historical as well as practical information on dolls and their houses, tin-plate toys, teddy bears, toy trains, soldiers and other figures, die-cast toys, and television and film character toysIt is no wonder, therefore, that so many adults have chosen to continue the collecting instincts of their younger years. ... Winston Churchill and Robert Louis Stevenson wrote about their toy soldiers; Queen Victoriaa#39;s collection of dolls was legendary; H. G. Wells ... in anticipation of a rise in prices, the expectation that prices will rise leads many collectors to put money into their collections, feeling that if theyanbsp;...
|Title||:||A collector's guide to 20th-century toys|
|Author||:||James Opie, Duncan Chilcott, Julia Harris|
|Publisher||:||Wellfleet - 1991-02-01|