Hardcover. New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1st, 1980, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 282 pages, plus index. Text by Bernard Barenholtz and Inez McClintock, photographs by Bill Holland. Light blue cloth covers with gilt titles to spine, illustrated laminate dust jacket, 285 illustrations including 100 plates in full-color. Light rubbing to dust jacket, clean boards, pages crisp and unmarked; a very clean, tight copy in great condition.
Hardcover. NY, Abrams, 1st, 2004, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 128 pages, pictorial boards. A lighthearted exploration of pop culture's fascination with gag and practical joke novelty items celebrates the history of the industry, exploring the originality, if tastelessness, of such items as the Whoopee Cushion, the artificial ink spot, and the rubber chicken.
Hardcover. New York, Assouline Publishing, 1st, 2015, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 208 pages. Oversize hardcover with dust jacket. Very clean, like new in publishers shrink-wrap. Celebrating the spectacular history of Mattel, this volume brings together archival images from the company's early years and expresses the joy and energy of all the toys since its founding, a fantastic tribute to the happiness of childhood and the enduring memories of life's best moments. Readers of all ages will delight in rediscovering their favorite toys and learning the stories behind them.
Hardcover. Somerset UK, Camden Miniature Steam Services, 1st, 203, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 204 pages illustrated in b&w and color. In this book the author gives detail instructions, and a whole host of useful hints, tips and ideas on building model and miniature locomotives. Clean copy.
Hardcover. New York, Artabras, 2nd Printing, 1990, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 252 pages. Hardcover. Red cloth boards with black printed rocking horse decoration to cover, black printed titles to spine. Profusely illustrated in full color & black & white, images beautifully interspersed throughout text. Bright dust jacket with sunfading to spine. Clean, unmarked copy.