THE HISTORY OF TOY SOLDIERS

TOIATI (L.)

J113

£40.00

640pp., 600 colour illus. 2019. Leads the reader through the fascinating evolution of the toy soldier from ancient times to the early twenty-first century. The author offers truly original insights into why different types of toy soldiers were born in a given period and country, or why in a given size and material. The author’s writing is packed with factual detail about the different types of toy (and model) soldiers and their manufacturers, but also with anecdotes, nostalgia, wit and his enduring passion for the subject.