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Books and Magazines

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6 [Book]

Asquith, Stuart A.

The collector’s guide to new toy soldiers: metal figures from 1973 to the present day / by Stuart Asquith; with an introduction by James Opie. — Hemel Hempstead: Argus Books, 1991. — 111 p.: ill. (some col.); 25.5 x 19.5 cm.

[Includes: Dealers and distributors: p. 106-107; Bibliography: p. 108-[109]; and Magazines: p. 110. In dustjacket].

7 [Book]

Baldet, Marcel.

Lead soldiers and figurines / by Marcel Baldet; with a foreword by Peter J. Blum. — New York: Crown, 1961. — 126, [3] p.: ill. (some col.); 28 x 21.5 cm.

[Includes: Selected bibliography: p. [128]. Translated from French by E. Stanton Russell. Decorated endpapers. In dustjacket. Jacket illustration: “Jousting Knights” by Besold, circa 1835].

8 [Book]

Bowling, A.H.

British infantry regiments, 1660-1914 / by A.H. Bowling. — London, England: Almark Publishing, 1970. — 47 p.: ill. (some col.); 21 x 15 cm.

9 [Book]

Chandler, David G.

The illustrated Napoleon / David G. Chandler. — 1st ed. — New York: Henry Holt, 1990. — vii, 177 p., [16] p. of plates: ill. (some col.); 29 x 23 cm.

[Includes: Select bibliography: p. 175-176; and Index: p. 177-[181]. In dustjacket designed by John Candell. Jacket photograph: “Bonaparte franchissant les Alpes (Jacques Louis David)].

Toy Soldiers auction catalog

10 [Auction catalog]

Christie’s New York.

Toy soldiers from the Forbes Museum of Military Miniatures, Tangier: auction Thursday, 11 December 1997... — New York: Christie’s, 1997. — 131 p.: color ill.; 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

[Sale # FORBES-8798. Bound with: Toy soldiers from the Forbes Museum of Military Miniatures, Tangier, Part II: Thursday, 18 December 1997... — London: Christie’s South Kensington, 1997. — 65 p.: color ill.; 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Sale # TOY-7834/7835].

11 [Book]

Detaille, Edouard, 1848-1912.

L’Armée française: an illustrated history of the French Army, 1790-1885 / by Edouard Detaille; text by Jules Richard; translation by Maureen Carlson Reinertsen. — New York: Waxtel & Hasenauer, 1992. — xiv, 354 p.: ill. (some col.); 31.5 x 24 cm.

[Translation of: L’Armée française: types et uniformes. Includes: Glossary: p. 354. In dustjacket, designed by Richard Hasenauer].

12 [Book]

Harris, Henry Edward David, 1913- .

Model soldiers / Henry Harris. — New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1962. — (Series: Pleasures and treasures) — 128 p.: ill. (some col.); 21.5 x 20.5 cm.

[Illustrated endpapers: “A display of model soldiers from the Author’s collection exhibited at Cardiff Castle, Wales, December 1959”].

13 [Book]

Joplin, Norman.

Identifying toy soldiers: the new compact study guide and identifier / Norman Joplin. — Edison, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1996. — 80 p.: color ill.; 20.5 x 15.5 cm.

[Includes: Toy soldier shows: p. 76; Further reading: p. 77; Periodicals: p. 78; Societies, clubs and auctions: p. 79; and Index: p. 80. Illustrated endpapers. In dustjacket].

The art of the toy soldier / by Henry I. Kurtz and Burtt R. Ehrlich; with a foreword by Roy Selwyn-Smith.

14 [Book]

Kurtz, Henry I., and Burtt R. Ehrlich.

The art of the toy soldier / by Henry I. Kurtz and Burtt R. Ehrlich; with a foreword by Roy Selwyn-Smith. — 1st American ed. — New York: Abbeville, 1987. — 328 p., [2] p. of plates: ill. (some col.); 28 x 30 cm.

[Includes: Bibliography: p. 321-322; Illustration Date Indicator: p. 323; and Index: p. 325-328. Decorated endpapers. In dustjacket].

15 [Book]

Model soldiers: armies in miniature / with an introduction by Massimo Alberini. — [New York]: Crescent Books, 1972. — 63 p.: ill. (some col.); 30.5 x 23 cm.

[Translated from the Italian by Massimo Alberini. Cover title: Color treasury of model soldiers].

16 [Book]

Nevins, Edward M., 1938- .

Forces of the British Empire, 1914 / By Edward M. Nevins; introduction by David G. Chandler. — Arlington, VA: Vandamere Press, 1992. — 288 p.: ill. (some col.); 28.5 x 22.5 cm.

[Includes: Bibliography: p. 280; and Index: p. 281-288. In dustjacket. Dedication copy].

17 [Book]

Nicollier, Jean, 1894- .

Collecting toy soldiers / by Jean Nicollier [with the collaboration of Paul Martin]. — Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle, 1967. — 283 p.: ill. (some col.); 24 x 18 cm.

[Translation of: Soldats de collection. Bibliography: p. 269-270; Index: p. 273-283. In dustjacket].

Old Toy Soldier: the journal for collectors. magazine.

18 [Magazine]

Old Toy Soldier: the journal for collectors. — Oak Park, IL: OTSN, 1997. — Spring 1997, v. 21, #1. — 45 p.: ill.; 28 x 22 cm.

[Bimonthly]

Britains toy soldiers, 1893-1932 / James Opie. book.

19 [Book]

Opie, James, 1944- .

Britains toy soldiers, 1893-1932 / James Opie. — 1st U.S. ed. — New York: Harper & Row, 1985. — 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 x 30 cm.

[Includes: Bibliography: p. 6; Britains: a brief history: p. 7; and General index: p. 190-191. “Price guide to Britains toy soldiers, 1893-1932”, laid in].

Collecting toy soldiers / James Opie. book.

20 [Book]

Opie, James, 1944- .

Collecting toy soldiers / James Opie. — London: Tampa, FL: New Cavendish Books; Pincusion Press, 1992. — 144 p.: ill. (some col.); 25 x 21 cm.

[Includes: Price guide: p. 139; Select bibliography: p. 140-142; and Index: p. 143-144].

21 [Book]

Opie, James, 1944-

The great book of Britains: 100 years of Britains toy soldiers, 1893-1993 / James Opie. — 1st ed. — London: New Cavendish, 1993. — 640 p.: col. ill.; 28 x 30 cm.

[Includes: Further reading: p. 594. Appendices: Collectors’ terminology: p. 595; Series availability: p. 596; Series by subject: p. 597; and Identification of date of manufacture: p. 598. Numerical index of Britains’ catalogue numbers, 1893-1961: p. 600-613; Numerical index of catalogue numbers, 1962-1993: p. 614-635; and General index: p. 636-640. Pictorial cloth cover: “Royal Fusiliers and Royal Scots Greys in 60mm scale were some of the earliest toy soldiers made by Britains in 1893.” Decorated endpapers. In paper box, 39.5 x 30.5 cm.: “This boxed set is issued as a limited numbered edition of 2500 worldwide: Set no. 1778”].

22 [Book]

Rose, Andrew.

The collector’s all-colour guide to toy soldiers: a record of the world’s miniature armies, from 1850 to the present day / Andrew Rose. — London: Tiger Books International, c1985, 1989. — 127 p. [1] p.: col. ill.; 31 x 22.5 cm.

[Includes: Bibliography: p. [128]. Color illustrated endpapers. In dustjacket].

23 [Book]

The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. — London, England: Pitkin Pictorials, 1979. — [24] p.: ill. (some col.); 23 x 18 cm.

24 [Book]

Ruddle, John.

Collectors’ guide to Britains model soldiers / by John Ruddle. — Watford, Herts.: Model and Allied Publications, 1980. — xxxi, 158 p., [35] leaves of plates: ill. (some col.); 22.5 x 15 cm.

[In dustjacket].

Battledress: the uniforms of the worlds great armies, 1700 to the present / Edited by I.T. Schick; introduction by Alun Chalfont; illustrated by Wilhelm von Halem. book.

25 [Book]

Schick, I.T.

Battledress: the uniforms of the world’s great armies, 1700 to the present / Edited by I.T. Schick; introduction by Alun Chalfont; illustrated by Wilhelm von Halem. — London: Artus, c1978, 1993. — 256 p.: ill. (chiefly col.); 29 x 22.5 cm.

[Originally published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1978. Includes: Glossary: p. 245-246; Select bibliography: p. 247-251; and Index: p. 251-256. Illustrated endpapers: “Prince Eugène de Beauharnais, highly respected by his troops, showed great bravery at the Battle of Borodino in 1812.” In dustjacket, with illustrations by Wilhelm von Halem].

26 [Book]

Smith, Peter Charles, 1940- .

Victoria’s victories: seven classic battles of the British Army, 1849-1884 / by Peter C. Smith; Foreword by David Chandler — New York: Turnbridge Wells, Kent: Hippocrene Books; Spellmount, 1987. — 200 p.: ill. (some col.); 28.5 x 23 cm.

[Includes: Selected bibliography: p. 196-197, and Index: p. 198-200. In dustjacket].

27 [Book]

The tableau of the procession at the coronation of Queen Victoria, June 28, 1838: being an accurate representation of that splendid pageant; with a view of Westminster Abbey, the houses throughout the line of procession, and a delineation of their respective decorations, &c. &c. — London: New York: Robert Tyas; Appleton and Co., 1838. — 30 col. leaves: all ill.; 33 x 610 cm. folded to 13 x 26 cm.

[View on continuous strip folded to form 30 leaves, which are hand-colored. Bienes Center collection: R 941.081092 TA]

28 [Magazine]

Toy Soldier & Model Figure. — Partridge Green, West Sussex [England]: Ashdown Publishing, 1997. — Oct./Nov. 1997. —42 p.: color ill.; 30 x 21 cm.

[Bimonthly. Began in 1995].

29 [Magazine]

Toy Soldier Review.— North Bergen, NJ: Vintage Castings, 1995.

— Issue #40. — 64 p.: ill.; 28 x 21 cm.

[Quarterly. Began Summer 1984- ?]

30 [Catalog]

W. Britain. — London, England: W. Britain, 19—.

[Sales catalogs, 1991-1998].

31 [Book]

Wallis, Joe.

Regiments of all nations: Britains Ltd. lead soldiers, 1946-66 / by Joe Wallis. — [Washington, D.C.]: Joe Wallis, 1981. — 258 p.: ill.; 25.5 x 17.5 cm.

[Includes: Glossary: p. 246-250; Recommended reading: p. 251; and Topic index: p. 252-258].

Military flags of the world in colour / Terence Wise; illustrated by Guido Rosignoli. book.

32 [Book]

Wise, Terence.

Military flags of the world in colour / Terence Wise; illustrated by Guido Rosignoli. — Poole, Dorset: Blandford Press, 1977. — (Blandford Colour Series) — 184 p.: ill. (chiefly color); 20 x 14 cm.

[Includes: Sources: p. 10-12; Glossary: p. 13-15. In dustjacket].

33 [Book]

Young, Peter, 1915- .

The war game / general editor, Peter Young. — [1st ed.] — London: Cassell, 1972. — 128 p.: ill. (some col.); 31 x 21.5 cm.

[War games photographed by Philip O. Stearns. Includes: Appendix I, The Principles of War-Gaming by E.P. Smith, p. [126]-127; and Appendix II, War-Game Suppliers and Periodicals in the USA [and in the UK], and, Places of Interest to Visit in the USA [and in the UK] p. 127-128. In dustjacket with photo by Philip O. Stearns].