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An ideal gift book for the boy in every man.
This stylishly designed history of the best toys from the sixties to the eighties is filled with absorbing facts and stories and specially commissioned photographs. "Boys Toys" is the ultimate tribute to the cars, planes, trains, and games that enriched millions of boys livesand to the men who continue to remember a childhood filled with play.
Among the many toys represented are:
-Action heroes like GI Joe and Action Man
-Movie and television tie-ins from "Star Wars, Dr. Who," and "Lost in Space"
-Automobiles from Matchbox, Hot Wheels, and Corgi
-Computer games from Atari, Apple, and Commodore
-And many more
Like a nostalgic stroll through holiday catalogs of the past, "Boys Toys" is sure to fire the imagination of men of any age.
Title: Boys Toys: An Illustrated History of Little Things That Pleased Big Minds
Categories: Reference Books,
Publisher: Penguin Group: 2005-09-27
ISBN Number: 0452286840
ISBN Number 13: 9780452286849
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Item: 12.00 Item
Seller ID: 000787
Description: Very Good Plus Condition: New book showing very minor storage wear to cover, black marker line on bottom outer page edges. Hardcover book copy of Boys' Toys: An Illustrated History of Little Things That Pleased Big Minds by Jed Novick. From the book cover: Author Jed Novick spares no detail in presenting a nostalgic look at the toys that defined boyhood for today's man. Filled with fascinating background stories and specially commissioned photographs, Boys' Toys is a tribute to the cars, planes, trains, and games that made life fun for millions of kids, including action heroes like GI Joe and Action Man, movie and television tie ins from Star Wars, Starsky and Hutch and Dr. Who, automobiles from Matchbox, Hot Wheels and Corgi, trains from Tyco and balsa wood plane from Nu Craft, design classics like Slinky, Silly Putty, LEGO and Spirograph, computer games from Atari, Apple and Commodore, and many more! A Plume Book. New York: Penguin Group, 2005. 128 pages. 6 x 8 inches, 21 cm. List price 16.00. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!