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BRITISH DIECASTS. A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO TOY CARS, VANS AND TRUCKS

By G M K Thompson

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) Originally published in 1980, this book intended as a practical but attractive guide for all collectors of diecast model vehicles. The author guides the less experienced through models from Britain's major manufacturers such as Dinky, Spot-on, Corgi and Lesney. (Published: 1995) (Publisher: Promotional Reprint Co.) (ISBN: 1856482537) (Pagination: 160pp illustrations) (Condition: good+ in dustjacket) UL-XXXXXX

$7.85

THE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO NEW TOY SOLDIERS
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THE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO NEW TOY SOLDIERS

By Stuart Asquith

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) In 1973 the famous toy firm 'Britains' produced a new form of toy model soldier, since then some 150 manufacturers have produced such models, this is a comprehensive guide and gazetteer to these producers (Published: 1991) (Publisher: Argus Books Ltd) (ISBN: 1854860518) (Pagination: 128pp, 50 col. and numerous b/w illustrations) (Condition: Good in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$9.42

HOW TO GO CAR MODELLING

By Gerald Scarborough

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) from old favourites such as the Austin 7 to Grand Prix racers. Written by an expert and illustrated with a wealth of fine photographs and detailed drawings. (Published: 1981) (Publisher: Patrick Stephens) (ISBN: 0850594545) (Pagination: 152pp drawings and photographs) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$7.85

TANKART 1

By Michael Rinaldi and Lester Plaskitt

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) This new edition of TANKART 1 on modelling German Armor has been expanded to include two additional models. The original five models (Befehls Panther G, Tiger I Initial, Sd.Kfz 251/22 Pakwagen, Hetzer, and Panzer IV DAK) are presented in a refined graphic layout. Guest author, Lester Plaskitt's, world class Sd.Kfz 251/21 is expanded to match the style of the other chapters, including detailed captions explaining his impressive painting and modelling skills. Newly added are two exciting models. The first is a winterized 10.5cm Sturmhaubitze 42, and the second is the famous Panzer IV with 88mm Flak Gun. This model was built after photos surfaced of this unique field-modified vehicle. The chapters on modelling techniques have been edited and updated including the Hair Spray Technique, Oil Paint Rendering and other Techniques. (Published: 2016) (Publisher: Rinaldi Studio Press) (ISBN: 9780988336315) (Pagination: Square format, 288pp, 600 + colour illustrations) (Condition: New in card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$61.22

THE BOY'S BOOK OF AIRFIX
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THE BOY'S BOOK OF AIRFIX

By Arthur Ward

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) Founded in 1939 by Hungarian Nicholas Kove, Airfix holds a unique appeal for boys (and girls) of all ages and has been part of the fabric of childhood for generations. Packed with photos of the kits from the 1950s to the present,this Book is a nostalgic look at one of the greatest brands ever. In addition to the history behind the models it tells of the dramatic twists and turns of the Airfix saga. In 2006 it looked as if the great name might disappear forever when it languished in receivership, only for the company to be rescued by Hornby. If you were ever responsible for sending an Airfix Messerschmidt to a fiery doom from your bedroom window, this book is for you! (Published: 2009) (Publisher: Ebury Press) (ISBN: 9780091928988) (Pagination: 192pp, c200 colour & b/w illustrations) (Condition: Fine in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$28.26

THE WORLD ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF MODEL SOLDIERS

By John G Garratt

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) This book is the culmination of many years of research into the history of model soldiers, from ancient times to the present. It records every maker, designer and manufacturer of model soldiers through the ages, examines collecting habits and reviews models of all types and materials - metal, clay, wood, resin, plasticand and many more. It also looks at dioramas, painting, home casting and wargaming as well as forgeries and piracy. All-in-all, an indispensible reference work for serious collectors. (Published: 1981) (Publisher: Muller) (ISBN: 0584107110) (Pagination: Large format, 209pp, numerous colour & b/w ills) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.56

THE COLLECTORS ALL-COLOUR GUIDE TO TOY SOLDIERS

By Andrew Rose

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) A record of the world's miniature armies from 1850 to the present day (1989). This is a comprehensive guide to collecting toy soldiers from the earliest tin 'flats' of the 18th century, through the golden age of lead soldiers to the metal and plastic figures of today. More than 2,000 toy soldiers are illustrated in 65 full-colour plates backed with authoritative text. (Published: 1990) (Publisher: Salamander Books) (ISBN: 1855010232) (Pagination: Large format, 127pp, numerous colour illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.56

OLD BRITISH MODEL SOLDIERS 1893-1918

By L W Richards

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) Red boards, no d/w. Good. An illustrated reference guide for collectors. The first manufacturers in 1893 was William britain and Sons Ltd. they made hollow-cast metal figures in contrast to the solid ones from overseas. other British manufacturers of the time were John Hill and Co., Hanks Brothers, CD Abel, CW Baker, Russell Manufacturing and B.M.C. all represented in this guide. (Published: 1972) (Publisher: Arms & Armour Press) (ISBN: 0853680817) (Pagination: 75pp 60 plates in b/w) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$6.28

THE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO 20TH CENTURY TOYS
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THE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO 20TH CENTURY TOYS

By Consultant Editor James Opie

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) Illustrated boards with faded spine and small grazes on front. A century of major changes in children's toys, dolls, doll's houses, tinplate toys. trains, toy soldiers, diecast toys and TV toys. (Published: 1999) (Publisher: Bracken Books) (ISBN: 185891244X) (Pagination: 96pp extensively illustrated.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$6.28

AIRFIX MAGAZINE GUIDE 17: BRITISH TANKS OF WORLD WAR 2

By Terry Gander and Peter Chamberlain

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) Ideal for those looking for information on British AFVs of the Second World War. From the speedy and manoeuvrable Crusader and Cromwell to the slower heavily armoured Matilda and Churchill, it traces the development, service life and special variants of each vehicle with data tables, photos and 1:76 scale plans. Also included are notes on tank armament, camouflage and American tanks in British service. (Published: 1976) (Publisher: Patrick Stephens) (ISBN: 0850592321) (Pagination: 64pp, illustrations) (Condition: Illustrated boards with faded spine) UL-XXXXXX

$9.42

COLLECTING TOY SOLDIERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY
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COLLECTING TOY SOLDIERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY

By James Opie

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) The author gives the reader the benefit of over thirty years’ participation as one of the world’s leading authorities on toy soldiers, figures and models. It contains comprehensive advice on all aspects of collecting, fully illustrated with new pictures. The main menu is an exposition of the thousands of different possibilities for pursuing individual fulfillment. Guidance for every budget includes price trends and pitfalls to avoid when buying or selling at auction, shows, on-line or privately. The informative and often-amusing anecdotes are provided from James' own involvement, and illustrate just how satisfying it can be to explore this blend of history and tradition. (Published: 2011) (Publisher: Pen & Sword) (ISBN: 9781848843738) (Pagination: Large Format.207pp profusely illustrated) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$23.55

ADVANCED FIGURE MODELLING VOL. 1

By Editor Stelios Demiras

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) This volume presents the art of figure painting, sculpting, conversions, ground presentation and scenery. It is an inspiration for beginner or master modeller, featuring the work of 21 artists. There are 35 award winning models, 5 step-by-step instructional articles, and 26 uniform illustrations. (Published: 2008) (Publisher: Periscopio Publications) (ISBN: 9789606740497) (Pagination: Large format, 178pp, c450 colour photos & illustrations) (Condition: Fine in card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$31.40

MILITARY MODELLING ANNUAL 1

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) A comprehensive guide including twenty one articles including Rail Cars in Ireland, Suggestions for a Mdieval Wargame, Russian Marines 1812, Knights of the Crusades, Small Scale Military Vehicle Conversion, SD KFZ 302 Goliath, Panhard EBR, HMS Wild Goose, Russian Dragoon Officer (Published: 1974) (Pagination: 144pp, numerous colour & b/w illustrations) (Condition: good in slightly indented card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$9.42

HOW TO GO ADVANCED PLASTIC MODELLING

By Chris Ellis

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) The fourth titles in this series, the format remains the same but there are many more chapters, pictures and scale and constructional drawings. Aimed at the modeller who has passed the beginner stage, this book goes more deeply into the assembly, construction and conversion of many types of plastic models. There are 24 practical examples for the reader to follow with line drawings, and photographs cross referenced to the text (Published: 1970) (Publisher: Patrick Stephens) (ISBN: 0850590523) (Pagination: 192pp illustrations) (Condition: some marks on feps ow vg in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$9.42

BRASSEY'S MASTER CLASS: MASTER MODELLERS
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BRASSEY'S MASTER CLASS: MASTER MODELLERS

By Robin Smith

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) A collection of the work of some of the world's very best military modellers. The book is beautifully illustrated in full colour and each modeller provides hints and tips to those striving to achieve their level of expertise. There are step-by-step masterclasses plus a directory of modelling societies and suppliers in the United States and Europe. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: Brassey's) (ISBN: 1857532406) (Pagination: 143pp, 150+ colour photos) (Condition: Good in creased d/w. Has remaindered/damage stamp on front inside page.) UL-XXXXXX

$12.56

WAR GAMES RULES 1000 BC TO 1000 AD

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) 4th edition. A compact compendium featuring 40 pages of rules for numerous campaigns traversing Biblical times. (Published: 1973) (Publisher: Wargames Research Group) (Pagination: 40pp with quick reference sheets) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$12.56

MODEL SOLDIERS: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE

By John G Garratt

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) Long considered one of the very best publications on the subject, the author has traced the history of the model soldier to 1958. (Publisher: Seeley Service) (Pagination: 240pp, 8 col & 92 b/w plates, 53 text ills) (Condition: Good. dustjacket poor, torn with pieces missing. Text and Boards unmarked.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.42

MODELLING MINIATURE FIGURES

By Editor Bruce Quarrie

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) A study of models in metal, plastic and other materials in all the popular scales. The book includes hints and tips on tools, materials, animation and conversion, home moulding, carving, painting and display. (Published: 1975) (Publisher: Patrick Stephens) (ISBN: 0850591651) (Pagination: 152pp, drawing and photographs) (Condition: Reading copy only. Text clean and unmarked.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.42

SOLDATS DE COLLECTION: FIGUERINES DE REVE

By Jean Nicollier

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) French text. Photographs and descriptions of model soldier collections from the Egyptians to 1912. (Published: 1967) (Publisher: Bibliotheque des Arts) (Pagination: 272pp extensively illustrated with colour plate and black and white photographs.) (Condition: Good. darkened spine and marks on page edges. Slipcase worn and marked.) UL-XXXXXX

$31.40

LE MONDE MERVEILLEUX DES SOLDATS DE PLOMB

By Paul Martin and Marcel Vaillant

(Subject: Military Modelling & Wargaming) French text. c1950s. The world of the the tin soldier or, more exactly, lead or tin figurines manufactured from the late 17th century through to the early 20th century. Extensively illustrated with mainly black and white photos, with a fold-out colour double page plus several other colour plates. Some of these have become detached from the binding. This copy is number 243 of a limited edition of 300 copies. (Published: 0000) (Publisher: Editions Charles Massin) (Pagination: Large format, 78pp, c100 b/w photos + sevearl colour plates) (Condition: Fair. Foxing on endpapers. Possibly rebound. Some plates loose. Red boards) UL-XXXXXX

$31.40

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