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|All Authors / Contributors:||McLoughlin Bros., inc,|
|Notes:||Title from caption. The American Antiquarian Society copy is inscribed: McLoughlin Bros. catalogue 1895.
"We are pleased to announce that we are now able to offer a handsomer and far cheaper line of lithographed toy books than is to be bought anywhere else in the world. This we are able to do because we have installed one of the the most efficient lithographic plants which money can procure. While we cannot hope ever to equal by lithography the cheapness of production we have attained through our old process, we believe a demand for a class of fine goods has arisen large enough to sustain us in their manufacture. We still continue to use our old process where it is suitable ..."--To the trade, p.  at beginning.
Index, p. [113-116].
|Description:||, 111,  p. : ill. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Toy books --
Royal 4to Toy books --
Mother Goose editions --
Special toy books --
Linen books --
Half-bound books --
Indestructible books --
Cloth-bound books --
Painting books --
Paper dolls, soldiers, furniture, and other amusements. Cut out and to be cut out --
[Board games] --
Backgammon boards --
Checker and chess boards --
ABC and picture blocks --
Nested abc and picture blocks --
Scroll puzzles --
Miscellaneous goods, novelties, etc. --
Lead or "tin" soldiers.