Best Antique & Collectible Toys Books
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1. The Lego Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination
Author: by Daniel Lipkowitz
Published at: DK Children; Illustrated edition (September 19, 2011)
Over 2 million copies sold worldwide! Be inspired to create and build amazing models with your LEGO bricks! The LEGO Ideas Book is packed full of tips from expert LEGO builders on how to make jet planes reach new heights, create fantastic fortresses, swing through lush jungles, have fun on the farm and send space shuttles out of this world!
This awesome ideas book is divided into six themed chapters – transport, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventure, and useful makes – to inspire every member of the family to get building. With over 500 models and ideas, this book is perfect for any LEGO fan – young or young at heart – who want to make their models cool, fun and imaginative.
2020 The LEGO Group.
2. Lionel Trains Pocket Price Guide 1901-2021 (Greenbergs Guides) (Greenberg's Lionel Trains Guides)
Author: by Kalmbach Media
Published at: Kalmbach Publishing Company; 41st Edition 2021 (August 24, 2020)
An Essential Guide for Toy Train Enthusiasts! Now in its 41st year, Lionel Trains Pocket Price Guide 1901-2021 has been the go-to reference guide for toy train collectors and operators for accurate pricing information on prewar, postwar, and modern Lionel trains.
This handy 400+ page guide features: Current pricing information. Identification and evaluation tips. O gauge train listings. An easy-to-read format with space for notes.And much more!
3. Pokemon Cards: The Unofficial Ultimate Collector's Guide
Author: by Ryan Majeske
Published at: Krause Publications; Illustrated edition (November 13, 2017)
Pokemon Palooza!How much is your childhood obsession with Charizard, Blastoise and Venusaur worth? Find out with Pokemon Cards: The Unofficial Ultimate Collector’s Guide. Filled with 8,000 Trading Card Game cards and values, this must-have reference is packed with all 73 current TCG expansion sets, every ultra rare and secret rare cards (GX, EX, 1st Edition, and more) and checklists for every expansion set.
Also included: expert tips for collecting and investing from the star of YouTube’s PrimetimePokemon, author Ryan Majeske. Inside you’ll discover TCG cards hotter than Charmander’s flaming tail, including the rarest and most valuable card on the secondary market: a Pikachu illustrator card worth $54,000!
Enjoy the thrill of the hunt, the memories and the excitement of the worldwide phenomenon that is Pokemon.
4. Dancing with Jesus: Bobbling Figurine (RP Minis)
Author: by Sam Stall
Published at: RP Minis; Box Min to edition (October 3, 2017)
Adapted from the wildly popular Dancing with Jesus, this humorous kit includes a bobbling Jesus figurine on a suction cup base that you can attach to your dashboard, your desk, or virtually anywhere you could use some peace and tranquility-or to just bring a smile to your face.
Kit includes:3″ dancing Jesus bobbling figurine 48-page illustrated mini book including 10 dance moves with how-to instructions, along with the inspiration for each dance derived from Jesus’s life and teachings Illustrated conga line backdrop to display with your figurine
5. Marbles Identification and Price Guide
Author: by Robert Block
Published at: Schiffer; Revised & Expanded 5th edition (April 6, 2012)
More than 500 color photos display marbles of all types in this informative, highly popular, revised guide. Most of these photos, over 400, are new to this edition and the text is entirely rewritten. Covered in this reliable guide that has stood the test of time are handmade and machine-made marbles of all types, including Indians, Aggies, Steelies, transitionals, M.F.
Christensen & Son, Akro Agate, and more… Every major category of marble is presented. Included among the handmade marbles are old marbles of glass, earthenware, minerals, and steel; machine-made marbles are identified by their manufacturers; and contemporary handmade glass marbles by artisans recapturing the old styles and creating exciting new styles all their own.
Today’s marble pricing is explained in detail. The author describes the four factors to look for when determining the value of a marble, and presents an accurate guide to the modern market. This book is a reliable source book for anyone with an interest in marbles.
6. Desktop Basketball: It's a Slam Dunk! (RP Minis)
Author: by Shoshana Stopek
Published at: Running Press; Box Nov PC edition (March 27, 2012)
You don’t have to be 6’7″ and a world-class athlete to master this one-of-a-kind version of basketball. This is a game that anyone can play when tedium sets in at the office. Kit includes a 32-page rule book on Desktop Basketball to get you started, a miniature basketball, and an easy-to-assemble basketball hoop, post, suction-cup base, and backboard.
7. Desktop Skee-Ball: Give it a roll! (RP Minis)
Author: by Running Press
Published at: RP Minis; Box Toy/Pa edition (April 4, 2017)
This officially-licensed kit includes everything you need to play your own version of desktop Skee-Ball. Skee-Ball is one of the most recognized and iconic games in the arcade world. This officially-licensed kit includes a mini-size Skee-Ball machine (with three pieces that snap together), 5 balls, and a 32-page illustrated book on how to play the game.
It’s a must-have desktop version of the classic game!
8. Star Trek: Light-and-Sound Tricorder (RP Minis)
Author: by Chip Carter
Published at: RP Minis (April 24, 2018)
Star Trek fans and collectors will love this one-of-a-kind, mini-size collectible tricorder with light and sound. The tricorder is a multifunction handheld device used for sensor scanning and data analysis. Kit includes:Light-up tricorder with sound 48-page book on the history of tricorders and full-color photos
9. Hot Wheels Redline Club Price Guide: 2021 Edition
Author: by Neal Giordano
Published at: Independently published (July 29, 2020)
At long last, a price guide for the Hot Wheels Redline Club! Complete with more than 850+ values and full-color pictures, to include an interview with the founder of HotWheelsCollectors. Com and one of the innovators of the Redline Club: Former Mattel Senior VP Amy Boylan.
You’ll get complete coverage of all HWC and Redline Club cars issued from the inception of the website in 2001, through 2020. Values cover: All HWC and Redline club issues, with bonus coverage and values of cars from the following: Conventions Nationals RLC Parties Japan, Mexico and Brazil Conventions San Diego Comic-Con, Quarterly Mail-Ins and even some Mattel Employee Holiday issues.
Other informative features include: Top-25 Most Valuable RLC/HWC Cars, a section for Event Patches, an insightful interview with Amy Boylan, and a venue photo album. Everything to do with the Redline Club is included in this guide!
10. The LEGO Book, New Edition: with exclusive LEGO brick
Author: by Daniel Lipkowitz
Published at: DK (October 2, 2018)
Celebrate and explore the incredible story of the LEGO Group and its much-loved bricks, sets, minifigures, movies, games, and more with this updated and expanded edition. Take a dazzling visual tour through all the groundbreaking moments in LEGO history, from the company’s humble beginnings in a carpenter’s workshop to the invention of the iconic LEGO brick and LEGO minifigure, through to the stunning toys, video games and movies of today, including LEGO Star Wars, THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE, and LEGO Dimensions.
This special edition of The LEGO Book has been fully updated and expanded with the latest LEGO sets and fascinating facts to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the LEGO brick and the 40th anniversary of the minifigure. Go behind the scenes to learn how LEGO bricks are made; find out how amazing fan creations become real-life LEGO sets, and marvel at how LEGO bricks made it to the computer screen and the big screen.
Created in full collaboration with the LEGO Group, The LEGO Book is a treasure trove for LEGO fans of all ages and this very special edition comes with an exclusive printed brick. LEGO, the LEGO logo, and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks of the LEGO Group.
11. The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures, 1977-1985
Author: by Mark Bellomo
Published at: Krause Publications; Illustrated edition (December 17, 2014)
A Galaxy…Of Epic Toys! When Star Wars landed in movie theaters in 1977, it became a popular cultural phenomenon and introduced the world to heroes like Luke Skywalker, super villain Darth Vader, Wookies, Stormtroopers, robots, Jedi Knights, space vehicles and lightsabers.
The adventures continued with a toy line that soon followed, starting a hobby that still leaves collectors fascinated almost 40 years later. The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures 1977-1985 is the definitive reference to vintage action figures, accessories, creatures, playsets and vehicles.
Written by nationally renowned toy expert Mark Bellomo, the book features current values on the secondary market and 600+ beautiful color photographs.
12. Star Trek: Light-Up Starship Enterprise (RP Minis)
Author: by Chip Carter
Published at: RP Minis; Box Mac to edition (March 25, 2014)
Star Trek fans and collectors will love this one-of-a-kind, mini-size collectible light-up Starship Enterprise. The Starship Enterprise from the original Star Trek served as the home and vehicle of exploration for 430 crewmen. Kit includes:Light-up 5″ Starship EnterpriseDisplay base 32-page book on the history of the U.S.S.
Enterprise, with full-color photos
13. Star Trek: Light-and-Sound Communicator (RP Minis)
Author: by Chip Carter
Published at: RP Minis; Box Min to edition (May 24, 2016)
Star Trek fans and collectors will love this one-of-a-kind, mini-size collectible communicator with light and sound. The communicator is used for voice communication and serves as an emergency-signaling device for Starfleet. Kit includes a replica of the iconic communicator, with light and sound, and a 48-page book on the history of communicators, complete with full-color photos.
14. Ultimate LEGO Star Wars
Author: by Andrew Becraft
Published at: DK; Illustrated edition (October 3, 2017)
The definitive guide to the LEGO Star Wars universe, showcasing the vast collection of LEGO Star Wars sets and minifigures released over the last 20 years. This is a complete, unrivaled encyclopedia of the LEGO Star Wars theme. Fans will have an all-encompassing companion to the LEGO Star Wars cultural phenomenon.
Produced in large format and featuring beautiful imagery, this is an indispensable guide for young fans and a stunning reference work for adults. With behind-the-scenes material, it tells the complete story of LEGO Star Wars, from the earliest concepts in the late 1990s to the creation of the most recent sets for The Force Awakens and Rogue One.
Created with the LEGO Star Wars team. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. 2017 The LEGO Group. Produced by Dorling Kindersley under license from the LEGO Group. & TM 2017 Lucasfilm Ltd.
15. Desktop Cornhole: Give it a toss! (RP Minis)
Author: by Running Press
Published at: RP Minis (March 22, 2016)
This mini kit includes everything you need to play your own game of desktop cornhole. Cornhole is one of the most iconic lawn games for carnivals, backyards, and tailgates. This mini kit includes everything you need to play desktop cornhole including two raised platforms, eight bean bags, and a 32-page illustrated book on the popular game.
Whether you’re looking to play against friends or co-workers, this kit serves as the perfect pastime or office distraction!