The Golden Age of Toys

The Golden Age of Toys by Jac Remise & Jean Fondin. English text by D. B. Tubbs. Copyright 1967 by Edita S. A. Lausanne. Hardcover with jacket and original slipcase. 252 pages with 629 illustrations; 35 in full colour hand pasted to the pages and 44 color pictures.

The book is very high quality and contains some of the finest examples in each category. Many toys that collectors dream about. Photography is of very high calibre. Includes: boats; automata; steam engines; automobiles; early aviation toys; optical; musical and electrical toys; etc. Toys represented are from 1880's to World War I vintage.  Featuring leading manufacturers such as Marklin; Bing; Carette; Radiquet; Lehmann. Very expensive and limited print run. The book is used but near mint condition. The dust jacket has small piece out of bottom edge (minor flaw).