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Plastic Toy Cars of the 1950s & 1960s Andrew Ralston
Plastic Toy Cars of the 1950s & 1960s Andrew Ralston
Plastic Toy Cars of the 1950s & 1960s Andrew Ralston

Plastic Toy Cars of the 1950s & 1960s: The Collector’s Guide

Recent auction results indicate a growing interest among collectors in plastic toy cars made during the 1950s and 1960s in Britain, mainland Europe, the USA and Hong Kong. This book is the first to take a systematic approach to...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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American Trucks of the 1950s Norm Mort
American Trucks of the 1950s Norm Mort
American Trucks of the 1950s Norm Mort

American Trucks of the 1950s

A highly visual study examining the important role of trucks and trucking in the growth of North America in the 1950s. 120 images and evocative writing encapsulates the histories of the major, minor, obscure, but nonetheless hi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Bedford Light Commercials of the 1950’s & 60’s

Officially endorsed by Vauxhall Motors, this book covers commercial vehicles in the 7cwt and 2 ton range that were produced at Luton or Dunstable in the 1950s and 60s. Recalling models like the CA and HA vans, and the J-type tr...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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British Fire Engines of the 1950’s & 1960’s

Noted fire brigade historian and photographer Simon Rowley gives a superb overview of fire brigade operations. Starting with nationalisation in 1948 and culminating with the local government reorganisation of the early '70s, Si...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Offshore on the Southern

This album is a delightful collection of images of the Isle of Wight railways as they were operating in 1953 and 1956, when all the lines were open except the Ventnor West branch. However, even this line is covered in the book,...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Route and Branch in Sussex

In this delightful album, a follow-up to Offshore on the Southern, Anthony Burges helps us recapture the atmosphere of several of the rural branch lines of Sussex in the mid-1950s. As well as photographing the trains, the autho...