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The following are books in the Library of Faire Tyme Toys. This list is under construction. Unfortunately it is extremely out of date right now. Our Library is probably three to four times this size now.

  1. THE STORY OF AMERICAN TOYS by Richard O'Brian.
  2. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GERMAN TOYS by Karl Ewald Fritzach and Manfred Backhan.
  3. COLLECTING TOYS - A Collector's Identification and VAlue Guide - by Richard O'Brien.
  4. THE WOODWORKER'S BOOK OF WOODEN TOYS - By Vance Studley
  5. CHILDREN'S TOYS THROUGHOUT THE AGES - By Leslie Daiken. (2 copies)
  6. AMERICAN FOLK TOYS - Easy-to-build toys for kids of All Ages by John R Nelson Jr. (2 copies)
  7. MAKING WHIRLIGIGS AND OTHER WIND TOYS - by Sharon Pierce
  8. A HISTORY OF TOYS - Antonia Fraser (2 Copies)
  9. FOLK TOYS - LES JOUETS POPULAIRES - by Emanuel Herick
  10. YOUR TRAVEL GUIDE TO COLONIAL AMERICA - by Nancy Day
  11. TOYS WITH NINE LIVES - A social history of American Toys by Andrew McClary
  12. FOLK ARTS AND CRAFTS IN CANADA - Resource Pamphlet Guides to the Arts - Canadian Heritage, 1993
  13. TOYS AND GAMES FROM TME PAST...AND STILL ENJOYED TO-DAY - (American Toys Pamphlet) by George Rice
  14. PIONEER CRAFTS - by Barbara Greenwood and Heather Collins
  15. A ONE ROOM SCHOOL By Bobbie Kalman
  16. TOYS AND GAMES - by Philip Steele
  17. CLASSROOM GAMES - By Boobie Kalman and Heather Lavigne
  18. GAMES FROM LONG AGO - By Boobie Kalman (2 copies)
  19. THE WORLD OF TOYS - by Robert Culff (2 copies)
  20. DOLLS AND TOYS OF NATIVE AMERICA - A journey through Childhood - by Don and Debra McQuiston
  21. CLASSIC TOYS IN WOOD - Projects & Plans - by Janet and Richard Strombeck
  22. FOLK TOYS AROUND THE WORLD AND HOW TO MAKE THEM - by Verginia Fowler (2 copies)
  23. THE STROM TOYS - Classic Toys in Wood - by janet A Strombeck and Richard H Strombeck
  24. EARLY SETTLER ACTIVITY GUIDE - by Elizabeth Steson
  25. THE FOLK TOYS OF JAPAN - by Misako Shishido
  26. WOODEN TOY PUZZLES & GAMES - 44 Step-by-Step projects - By Ralph and Mary Dorazio
  27. ABC HORNBOOKS OF YESTERYEAR : A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO READING - by Farrell Eugene Wilson, M.S.
  28. EARLY SCHOOLS - The Early Settlere Life Series - by Bobbie Kalman
  29. PAGEANT OF TOYS - by Mary Hillier ( 2 copies )
  30. WOODEN PUZZLE TOYS ( PATTERNS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR 24 EASY-To-Do Projects by Ed Sibbett Jr.
  31. LES JEUX ET LES JOUETS DE PLACE-ROYALE by Katherine Tremblay & Louise Renaud
  32. TOYS OF OTHER DAYS - by Mrs F Nevill Jackson, London, Newnes, 1950, and London, White Lion, 1975
  33. FOLK TOYS AROUND THE WORLD AND HOW TO MAKE THEM - by Joan Joseph.
  34. HISTOIRE DU JOUET - by M. Rabecq-Maillard.
  35. OLD TOYS (Pamphlet) - by Pauline Flich
  36. EASY-TO-MAKE WOODEN TOYS - by Terry Forde.
  37. WORKING WOODEN TOYS - by Marion Millett
  38. JOY OF MAKING INDIAN TOYS - by Sudarshan Khanna. (Book from India.)
  39. POLLOCK'S HISTORY OF ENGLISH DOLLS 7 TOYS - by Ken and Marguerite Fawdry.
  40. FAVORITE BOARD GAMES - YOU CAN MAKE AND PLAY - by Asterie Baker Provenzo, and Eugene F. Provenzo Jr.
  41. A CONNOISSEUR'S GUIDE TO ANTIQUE TOYS - by Bonald Pearsall.
  42. CAVALCADE OF TOYS - A fascinating Story of Bygone Play - by Ruth and Larry Freeman.
  43. EASY-TO-MAKE OLD FASHIONED TOYS - By Eugene F. Provenzo Jr. and Asterie Baker Provenzo.
  44. AMERICAN FOLK TOYS - HOW TO MAKE THEM - by Dick Schnacke.
  45. MAKING OLD-TIME FOLKS TOYS - By Sharon Pierce.
  46. HOW TO MAKE CORNHUSK DOLLS - by Ruth Wendorff
  47. EARLY PLEASURES AND PASTIMES - by Bobbie Kalman
  48. OLD TIME TOYS - by Bobbie Kalman and David Schimpky
  49. THE WORLD OF TOYS - The Fascinating History of Folk Toys - by Josef Kandert.
  50. WHIRLIGIGS AND WHIMMY DIDDLES And OTHER AMERICAN FOLK CRAFT OBJECTS - by Florence H Pettit.
  51. CHILDREN'S TOYS OF BYGONE DAYS - A History of Playthings Of All Peoples From Prehistoric Times To The 19th Century - by Karl Grober.
  52. TOYS THROUGH THE AGES - Dan Foley's Story of Playthings Filled With History, Folklore, Romance, and Nostalgia - A Book For All Ages - Dan Foley.
  53. TOYS OF OTHER DAYS - by Mrs F. Nevill Jackson
  54. EVERY BOY'S BOOK: A COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTS - by Edmund Routledge
  55. IMAGES OF CHILDHOO: AN ILLUSTRATED SOCIAL HISTORY - by Anita Schorech.
  56. HISTORY OF THE HORNBOOK by Andrew Tuer.
  57. The Yo Yo Book - by John E Ten Eyck

Cyril's Library

The following are books in the library of Cyril Hobbins. This book list must only be used for educational purposes! You are violating copyright laws if you use it otherwise.

  1. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SPORTS, GAMES, AND PASTIMES, London, Fleet, circa 1935, Evec, Janet, Puppetry, London, Foyle, 1952
  2. FOLK TOYS AND HOW TO MAKE THEM - by Warren Farnworth, London, Chatto and Windus, 1974
  3. COUNTRY WOODWORKING - by Mary J Favorite, and Nick Engler, New York, Sedgewood, 1990
  4. POLLOCK'S HISTORY OF ENGLISH DOLLS AND TOYS - by Kenneth and Marguerite Fawdry, Enderby, Promotional Reprint, 1993
  5. ENGLISH ROCKING HORSES - by Marguerite Fawdry, London, Pollock's Toy Theatres, 1986
  6. LEHMANN TOYS: THE HISTORY OF E P LEHMANN 1881 - 1981 tr. Barrows Massey - by Jurgen and Marianne Cieslik, London, New Cavandish, 1982
  7. THE COLLECTOR'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DOLLS (VOL 1) - Dorothy S, Elizabeth A, and Evelyn Coleman, London, Robert Hale, 1970
  8. COUNTRY TREASURES WORKED IN WOOD, New York, Sedgewood, 1989
  9. THE DIVERTING HISTORY OF JOHN GILIPIN - William Cowpar, London, Penguin, 1954
  10. EASY TO MAKE LEARNING TOYS - John Coxon, New York, Sterling, 1987
  11. TOYS SMART: HOW TO RAISE A CHILD WITH A HIGH PQ - by Stevanne Auerbach, New York, St. Martins Griffin, 1998
  12. TOYS FOR A LIFETIME - by Stevanne Auerbach, New York, Byron Press, 1999
  13. GERMAN TOYS 1924 - 1926 - Manfred Bachmann, Cumberland, Hobby House, 1985
  14. DOLLS THE WORLD OVER: AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT - Manfred Bachmann, and Claus Hansmann, London, Harrap, 1973
  15. DOLLS AND DOLL HOUSES - Roger Baker, London, Orbis, 1973
  16. THE BOARD GAME BOOK - by R C Bell, London, Marshall Cavendish, 1979
  17. BESTELMEIER-KATALOG, Zurich, Olms, 1979
  18. MAKING WOODEN TOYS - by Richard Blizzard, London, John Murray, 1983
  19. MORE OF BLIZZARD'S WOODEN TOYS - by Richard Blizzard, London, BBC, 1987
  20. MAKING TOYS - by Ron Bloomfield, and Audrey Stephenson, London, BBC 1977
  21. THE PUPPET THEATRE - by Jan Bussell, Faber and Faber, 1946
  22. PLAYTHINGS PAST - by Betty Cadbury, London, David and Charles, 1976
  23. THE TOY MAKER - by Andrew Calder, London, Wolfe, 1976
  24. HOBBIES NEW ANNUAL - by F J Camm, London, George Newnes, 1920
  25. MAKING NURSERY TOYS - by Nancy Catford, London, Frederick Muller, 1944 and London, Elek, 1969
  26. ELLEN BUXTON'S JOURNAL 1860 - 1864 - by Ellen R C Creighton, London, Bles, 1967
  27. TOYS, DOLLS, AND GAMES (Paris 1903 - 1914), London, 1981
  28. THE WORLD OF TOYS - Robert Culff, Hamlyn, 1969
  29. MAKING MODEL BUILDINGS - by Stuart Dalby, Poole, Blandford, 1980
  30. MAKE YOUR OWN TOYS AND GAMES - by Hal Danby, London, Fontana, 1979
  31. THE BIG BOOK OF THINGS TO DO AND MAKE - by Jill Helen Fletcher, London, Odhams, 1972
  32. OLD TOYS - by Pauline Flick, California, Shire, 1987
  33. COPY CATS - by Marian Ford, London, Andre Deutsch, 1983
  34. DOLLS - by Antonia Fraser, London, Octopus, 1963
  35. MAKING VICTORIAN KINETIC TOYS - by Philip, Sayer, and Caroline Freeman, New York, Taplinger, 1977
  36. YOU CAN MAKE IT - by Morley Adams. London, Faber and Faber, 1942
  37. GAMAGES CHRISTMAS BAZAR - by Alison Adburgham, London, David and Charles, 1972
  38. WOODEN TOYS THAT YOU CAN MAKE - by W G Alton, London, Mills and Boon, 1972
  39. WHIRLIGIGS FOR CHILDREN - by Lunde Anders, Radnor, Chilton, 1992
  40. THE TOY CHEST - by Stevanne Auerbach, Ontario, General, 1986
  41. MODEL SOLDIERS: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE - by John G Garratt, Moscow, Seeley Service, 1959
  42. THE ULTIMATE DOLL BOOK - by Caroline Goodfellow, London, Dorling Kindersley, 1993
  43. THE TOP: UNIVERSAL TOY, ENDURING PASTIME - by D W Gould, New York, Clarkson N Potter, 1973
  44. STAY INDOORS BOOK - by David and Ilse Gray, London, Studio Vista, 1975
  45. CHILDREN'S TOYS OF BYGONE DAYS - by Karl Grober, London, Batsford, 1932
  46. MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD (EVERYDAY COLLECTIBLES) - by Dorothea Hall, London, W H Smith/Marshall Cavendish, 1990
  47. HOW TO MAKE DOLLS - by Sylvia Hall, Leicester, Ladybird, 1978
  48. HANDICRAFTS ANNUAL, London, Odhams, 1933
  49. INFANTILIA: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE NURSERY - by Arnold and Lewis Haskell, London, Dennis Dobson, 1971
  50. SMALL TOYS IN WOOD - by Fred Haslam, London, Evans Brothers, circa 1942
  51. MAKING TOYS IN WOOD - by Charles H Hayward, London, Evans Brothers, 1963
  52. COLLECTING BABY RATTLES AND TEETHERS - by Marcia Hersey, Iola, Krause, 1998
  53. DOLLS AND DOLLMAKERS - by Mary Hillier, London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1968
  54. TOYS - by Helen and Pels Walter Hoke, London, Dobson, 1971
  55. KREISEL (TOPS) - by Rene Holler, Munich, Hugendubel, 1989
  56. MURMELN (MARBLES) - by Rene Holler, Munich, Hugendubel 1995
  57. CHILDREN'S TOYS OF YESTERDAY - by Geoffrey C Holme, London, The Studio, 1932
  58. THE HOW TO BOOK OF INTERNATIONAL DOLLS - by Loretta Holz, New York, Crown, 1980
  59. HOME HOBBIES IN WOOD, London, Evans, circa 1942
  60. 101 GAMES TO MAKE AND PLAY - by Arthur C Horth, London and Worcester, Batsford, 1946
  61. GAMES YOU CAN MAKE AND PLAY - by P Hsiao, N Lorimer, and N Williams, London, Macdonald and Janes, 1975
  62. WOODEN TOYMAKING STEP BY STEP - by Richard Irving, London, Frederick Warne, 1961
  63. FOLK TOYS AROUND THE WORLD - by Joseph Joan, New York, Parents Magazine Press, 1972
  64. THE WORLD OF TOYS - by Dr Josef Kandert, London, Hamlyn Octopus Illustrated, 1992
  65. TOYS: THEIR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION - by Kent, University of London Press, 1945
  66. FINGERS KNUCKLES AND THUMBS - by Eric Kenneway, London, Hamlyn, 1978
  67. MAGIC, TOYS, TRICKS, and Illusions - by Eric Kenneway, London, Arrow, 1987
  68. TOYS AND GAMES - by W C Ketchum, Smithsonian Institution, 1981
  69. YESTERDAY'S CHILDREN AND HISTORY OF CHILDCARE - by Sally Devill-Davis, Suffolk, Antique Collectors Club 1994
  70. DOLLS AND DOLLS' HOUSES - by Constance Eileen King, London, Chancellor, 1996
  71. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TOYS - by Constance Eileen King, London, New Burlington, 1985
  72. TOYS AND DOLLS FOR COLLECTORS - by Constance Eileen King, London, Hamlyn, 1973
  73. WORKING TOYS AND MODELS - by Terence McLaughlin, London, Pelham, 1977
  74. NURSERY ANTIQUES - by James Mackay, London, Ward Lock, 1976
  75. TOY MAKING - by Lynn Miller, London, Pittman 1952
  76. WORKING WOODEN TOYS - by Marion Millet, New York, Sterling and London, Blandford, 1985, 1986, 1987
  77. THE ROCKING HORSE - by Patricia Mullins, London, New Cavendish, 1992
  78. LAMPMAKING - Bruce and Lopo Ana Murphy, New York Sterling, 1980
  79. THE TREASURES OF CHILDHOOD - by Iona and Robert Opie and Brian Anderson, London, Pavilion/Michael Joseph, 1989
  80. COLLECTING TOY SOLDIERS - by James Opie, New CAvendish, 1987 and Tampa, Pincushion, 1992
  81. THE GREAT AMERICAN ANTIQUE TOY BAZAAR 1879 - 1945 - Ronald S Barlow, California, Windmill, 1998
  82. JAPANESE FOLK TOYS - Lea Baten, Tokyo, Shufunotomo, 1992
  83. PUPPETS AND PUPPETRY - by Cyril Beaumont, London, The Studio, 1958
  84. Amusing the Children - by Geoffrey Becket, and Elizabeth MacGregor, Maidenhead, Sampson Low, 1975
  85. BOARD AND TABLE GAMES FOR ALL THE FAMILY, by R C Bell, London, Penquin, 1988
  86. TOYS IN WARTIME LONDON - by Hillary Page, George Allen and Unwin, 1942
  87. MAKING MOVING WOODEN TOYS - anthony and Judy Peduzzi, Newton Abbot and London, DAvid and Charles, 1985
  88. RODNEY PEPPE'S MOVING TOYS - by Rodney Peppe, London, Evans Brothers, 1980
  89. JIG DOLLS: THE BRIGHTEST OF ENTERTAINERS - by Rennie and Pat Pickles, Wakefield, Pickles, circa 1986
  90. MAKING TOYS FROM TINS - by P Picot and M S Rohan, tr, A F Hartley, Winfield, E P , 1982
  91. MAKING HOLIDAY FOLK TOYS - by Sharon Pierce, New York, Sterling, 1985
  92. MAKING WHIRLIGIGGS AND OTHER WIND TOYS - by Sharon Pierce, New York, Sterling, 1985
  93. SCHONES SPIELZEUG _ by Christa Pieske, Morion, 1984
  94. TOYMAKING IN SCHOOL AND HOME - by R K and M I R Polkinghome, London, Harrap, 1916, 1917, 1921, 1925, 1930
  95. POLLOCK'S HISTORY OF ENGLISH DOLLS AND TOYS - by Pollock, London, Benn, 1979
  96. PLAY ORBIT - by Jasia Reichardt, London, Studio International, 1969
  97. RAINY DAY KITES AND FLYING OBJECTS - by D Robson, London, Aladdin/Franklin Watts, 1991
  98. PUPPETS AND MARIONETTES - by Anne Rocard, Wakefield, E P, 1981
  99. CREATIVE WOODCRAFT 2 - by Ernst Rottger, London, Batsford, 1960
  100. EVERYDAY THINGS FOR LIVELY YOUNGSTERS - by T J S Rowland, London, Cassell, 1941
  101. WHIRLIGIGS AND WEATHERVANES - by David Schoonmaker and Bruce Woodos, New York, Sterling, 1991
  102. PUZZLES OLD AND NEW: HOW TO MAKE AND SOLVE - by Jerry Sidcum, and Jack Botermans, Wellingborough, Thorsons, 1987
  103. THE WORLD OF PUPPETS - by Rene Simmen, London, Elsevier Phaidon, 1975
  104. TOYS FROM BALSA - by Richard Slade, Faber and Faber 1946
  105. HOW TO MAKE ACTION TOYS - by Edward Smith, New York, Smith Brook, 1988
  106. FIRST MODELS IN CARDBOARD - by Roland G Smith, Leicester, Dryad, 1969
  107. PUPPETS - by Barbara Snook, Leicester, Dryad, 1985
  108. RUSSIAN MATRYOSHKA - by Larissa Soloviova, Moscow, Interbrook, 1993
  109. TOYS OF OUR GENERATION: POST WAR COLLECTIBLES 1945 - 1974 - by Robert Langley Sommer, Wigston, Magna, 1992
  110. TURN OF THE CENTURY DOLLS, TOYS, GAMES - by Carl P Stirn, New York, Dover/Henry Ford Museum, 1990
  111. THE WOODWORKER'S BOOK OF WOODEN TOYS - New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1980
  112. THE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO DOLLS - by Kerry Taylor, London, Bracken, 1995
  113. THE BOYS' OWN TOY MAKER - Racine, Johnson-Smith
  114. THE STORY OF TOYS AND GAMES - 1935
  115. THINGS TO DO AND MAKE, London, Reader's Digest, 1977
  116. THE COLLECTOR'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TOYS AND DOLLS - by Lydia Darbyshire, London, Quintet, 1990
  117. MARBLES, HOPSCOTCH, AND JACKS; FAVORITE GAMES AND VARIATIONS, - by John Dinneen, London, Angus and Robertson, 1987
  118. DOLL COLLECTOR'S MANUAL, Maryland, Hobby Horse, 1983
  119. WORLD GUIDE TO DOLLS - by Valerie Jackson Douet, London, Apple Press, 1993
  120. CARE AND REPAIR OF ANTIQUE AND MODERN DOLLS - by Faith Eaton, Poole, Blandford, 1985
  121. FAIRGROUND GAMES TO MAKE AND PLAY - Neil and Ruth Thomson, London, Marshall Cavendish, 1977
  122. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF BALL GAMES - by Nigel Viney and Grant Neil, London, Book Club, 1978
  123. ANTIQUE TOYS - by Gwen White, Chancellor, 1971
  124. EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN DOLLS - by Gwen White, London, Chancellor, 1966
  125. TOYS WERE US - by Nicholas Whittaker, London, Orion, 2001
  126. MAKING NOAH'S ARK TOYS IN WOOD - by Alan and Gill Bridgewater, New York, Sterling, 1988.
  127. POPULAR CRAFTS GUIDE TO MAKING WOODEN TOYS THAT MOVE - Alan and Gill Bridgewater, London, Argus, 1986
  128. THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF WHIRLIGIGS AND WIND MACHINES - by Alan and Gill Bridgewater, Blue Ridge Summit, Tab, 1990
  129. WIND TOYS - by Cindy Burda, Sterling, 1999
  130. MAKE YOUR OWN WOODEN TOYS, by J Burke, F Nevile, R Fuller, and D Garrood; London, Windward, W H Smith/Marshall Cavendish, 1987
  131. HOW YOU CAN MAKE YOUR OWN KINETICS - by David Wickers and Sharon Finmark, London, Studio Vista, 1972
  132. ADVENTURES OF THE LITTLE WOODEN HORSE - by Ursula Moray Williams, London, Puffin, 1959

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