At Antiquarian Toy and Book Shoppe we pride ourselves on our wide variety of book titles. If you are searching for obscure or limited edition titles, we may have it for you. We specialize in Political Science, Literature, Biography, Arts, Film, Science, Engineering and Modern First Editions. Almost all are in near fine or better condition. We also specialize in pre-war (1890-1942) American and European toys and model trains. These include Steam, Clockwork and Electric novelties. Represented manufacturers include Ives, Dorfan, Voltamp, Carlisle and Finch, Howard, Lionel, Chicago Flyer, Marklin, Bing, Carette, Jouets en Paris, Bassette-Lowke, Lehmann and others.
New in new dust jacket. Signed by author. Signed and numbered edition by the hand of the author. Hard cover book (no DJ as issued) and slipcase are in new condition. Oblong 4to, 336p., 634 color plates, sewn binding. Cover: Lithographed tin bas-relief plate depicting the actual box art from a 1907 Spear & Co. penny toy set. Culmination of 30 years of research by the foremost expert on tin toys. Compilation of rare and obscure tin toys from renowned collections throughout the world. ...
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Soft cover books are in like new condition showing light edge wear. 3 volume set. Includes illustrations. Three volume reproduction catalogue set (English text) consisting of 1904 Maerklin Bros & Co. High Class Metal Toys (98 pages), 1905 Supplementary Catalogue (36 pages) and 1906 2nd Supplementary Catalogue (54 pages). Each catalog measures approximately 8 1/2 by 11 inches and is in like new condition showing only light edge wear. Detailed description with ...
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Hard cover shows light shelf wear, contents of book are in very good condition. Glued binding. Paper over boards. 240 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Describes three toy train makers, Carlisle and Finch, Hafner and Dorfan from the early 1900's, their histories, and their wonderful products. Features hundreds of photos, comprehensive product descriptions, and valuations.
Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. Dust jacket is in protective mylar cover. Hard cover book is in excellent condition. French text. En excellent état. Includes illustrations. 30x27, 5cm (oblong), 328pp. Read More
Edition: CD Edition
Publisher: Robert J. Osterhoff
Date published: 2008
Description: New CD. 1600 p. This digital CD titled "The Lionel Patent Archives", published in 2008 by Robert Osterhoff. Please note that this ebook is in Adobe PDF format. I am an authorized book dealer/reseller of Mr. Osterhoff's current digital publications. CD features over 450 Lionel and IVES patents/trademarks and contains over 1, 600 pages of information. CD comes in a plastic case and is in new condition. Read More
Description: Pre-war American and European Toy Trains. Run time: 22 minutes. Originally released: 1957. Language: English. Journey with this toy train through a magical world of tiny people, sets and scenery. Shot in extreme close-ups, this unusual film captures the wonder of movement and color from a child's fresh perspective. Also featured is Parade a pageant of mechanized toys set to music of John Philip Sousa. Read More
Description: New. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. New Book signed by author on title page. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 848 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Read More
Description: New. No dust jacket as issued. New Book. Signed by author (Algozzini) 160 p. Includes illustrations. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 160 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Read More
Edition: CD Edition
Publisher: Robert J. Osterhoff
Date published: 2007
Description: New in new dust jacket. New CD. Robert Osterhoff s first book Greenberg s Guide to Lionel Paper and Collectibles is now available in electronic digital format (Adobe PDF files) on CD. This CD, published by Bob Osterhoff in 2007, contains the entire contents of the original 1990 publication. I am an authorized book dealer/reseller of Mr. Osterhoff s current digital publications. Traces the history of Lionel paper material from 1901 to 1990. Includes photos, product descriptions, and valuations ... Read More
Description: Run time: 36 min. Language: English. New DVD. This video features the late John Allen's legendary "Gory & Defeated" HO train layout. Footage includes the model's vast network of standard and narrow gauge track, including a trolley line! You'll see more than 100 incredible bridges-some over five feet high, others clinging to the canyons of the Akinback Mountain range-along with working cable cars and water wheels, snow-capped mountains, ocean car ferries, award-winning scratch-built structures, ... Read More
Edition: First edition.
Binding: Trade paperback
Date published: 2003
Description: New. No dust jacket as issued. 40 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams. New Softcover First Edition Size 4to (8 1/2 by 11) 40 pages 30 color photographs 35 data tables The definitive work on 200 and 500 series variations. Invaluable reference: "No standard gauge collector should be without it. " Read More