Toy Buildings 1880-1980 (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Toy Buildings 1880-1980 (Schiffer Book for Collectors) by Patty Cooper epub pdf fb2

Title: Toy Buildings 1880-1980 (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
Author: Patty Cooper
ISBN10: 0764310119
ISBN13: 978-0764310119
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (November 19, 1999)
Language: English
Subcategory: Antiques & Collectibles
Size PDF: 1684 kb
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Rating: 4.8/5
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Pages: 220 pages
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Toy Buildings 1880-1980 (Schiffer Book for Collectors) by Patty Cooper


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A history of architecture, in miniature, is seen here through a century of children's toys. For years, toy buildings have inspired the imaginations of both children and adults. Valued as collectible items and praised for architectural design, toy buildings provide hours of fun as well as educational insight into the times in which they were made. This book includes over 550 photographs of toy villages, dollhouses, barns, stables, schools, fire stations, stores, theaters, airports, railroad depots, garages, service stations, castles, forts, and other structures. Photographs from catalogs and magazines verify dates of production and manufacturers including Marx, Schoenhut, Bliss, Gottschalk, Plasticville, Keystone, Rich, Arcade, Built-Rite, Converse, Chein, Ohio Art, Renwal, and Tri-ang. Estimated prices are provided in the captions and sources for finding toy buildings are listed. This book will be an indispensable tool for collectors of toy vehicles, model railroads, playsets, dollhouses, gas station memorabilia, and toy soldiers.