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Toys, Trifles And Trinkets: Base Metal Minatures From London's River Foreshore 1150-1800

The largest and most important collection of pewter, bronze, brass and lead toys and miniatures in the world. The first ever comprehensive and inter-disciplinary study undertaken. Completely new digital illustrations.

Hardcover: 300 pages

Publisher: Unicorn Press Ltd (December 17, 2004)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0906290740

ISBN-13: 978-0906290743

Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 1.5 x 10.3 inches

Shipping Weight: 4.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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As the extended Title says, this is a book on metal toys, figures and miniatures from London. Many are photographed full size, but in black and white. Some color images of period artwork showing toys or furniture that is like the miniature versions found. A thick book, with a lovely Bibliography.If you are interested in historic dolls and miniatures, this is a good book to see.

This book is nice but it isn't what I expected. If you are looking for cute trinkets and things I would look elsewhere. There is a cute site on ebay with Decole now. very, very cute stuff....just search under "decole"

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