Get behind the wheel for a trip around the world with a panoply of toy cars, trucks, and utility vehicles, both vintage and modern. Survey a selection of tinplate trains, including classic engines, passenger cars, elegant sleepers, and rolling stock. Discover knights, grenadiers, lancers, and the cavalry officers and foot soldiers from the armies of Napoleon, King Arthur, Grant, and Lee.
Each book offers a historical perspective along with life-size reproductions of 300500 models from leading manufacturers around the world, featuring both rare and familiar models. Each volume includes a bibliography and useful addresses.A collectible in its own right, this attractively-priced gift set is ideal for serious collectors, for nostalgic adults, and for children discovering the fun of collecting for the first time.
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