“Toying with Reality”: the inspirations behind the world’s greatest toys. A history of antique transportation toys and the real life counterparts that inspired them. Over 300 pages of trains, trolleys, automobiles, boats, airships, and planes, all beautifully illustrated. It is an invaluable reference whether you want to start a collection or have been collecting for years. never caught out again not knowing what you are looking at or what you might already have. All major toy manufacturers are represented: Marklin, Bing, Carette, Gunthermann, Bub, Lionel, American Flyer, Dorfan, Fleischmann and many more!
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