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The art of Lionel trains : toy trains and American dreams

Author: Roger Carp
Publisher: Waukesha, WI : Kalmbach, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrations and photographs have helped Lionel earn its reputation as the world's greatest maker of toy trains over the past century. Artwork in catalogs, magazines, comic books, and more has shown the beauty and dynamis--the magic--of colorful sets, powerful locomotives, and ingenious accessories. Here the author showcases the finest of these pictures.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Carp
ISBN: 0871162024 9780871162021
OCLC Number: 53452628
Description: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Dreams of ambition, 1900-1923 --
Dreams of consumption, 1920-1933 --
Dreams of authority, 1931-1947 --
Dreams of security, 1946-1964 --
Dreams of nostalgia, 1963-1993 --
Dreams of tomorrow, 1990-2003.
Responsibility: Roger Carp.

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Illustrations and photographs have helped Lionel earn its reputation as the world's greatest maker of toy trains over the past century. Artwork in catalogs, magazines, comic books, and more has shown the beauty and dynamis--the magic--of colorful sets, powerful locomotives, and ingenious accessories. Here the author showcases the finest of these pictures.

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