The Toy Book
‘Pretty Picture Books’
Blackie & Son’s, c1920s, colour illustrations throughout, board covers with Father Christmas/Saint Nicolas/Santa Claus on the front cover.
Very Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing, bumping and chipping to edges and corners, no inscriptions, some markings to pages, worn spine (see photographs)
“Children’s picture book of the early 1900s – 1920s. Illustrations of toys throughout, including soldiers, zeppelins, guns, cannons, arks, golliwogs, ‘jap dolly’s’. All toys labelled according to the time of publication.
A fascinating look at what was being presented to children of the time.”