G+ (White cover has aged or soiled; most edges are sharp and the interior is clean and crisp. ) White illus. wraps. 141 pp. Numerous bw plates. Based on an historic toy exhibition. With essays by John Brewer, Brian Sutton-Smith and Evelyn Weber. The catalog groups items thusly: blocks; construction toys; alphabet toys; board games, cards and puzzles; optical and scientific toys; toys by educators; number toys; infant and early skill toys; and fantasy and reality toys.
Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers soiled. Includes essays about early childhood education and genesis of modern toys by John Brewer, Brian Sutton-Smith, and Evelyon Weber. Many b/w photos, exhibition checklist. A catalog for a traveling exhibition of educational toys, including sections discussing blocks, construction toys, alphabet toys, board games, cards, puzzles, optical and scientific toys, toys by educators, number toys, infant and early skill toys, and fantasy and reality toys. Toy program poster laid in and letter paper-clipped to front free endpaper from one of the curators' mother. A good reference for toy and children's book collectors.; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 141 pages.
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