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history of British dinky toys model car and vehicle issues, 1934-1964. by Cecil Gibson

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Published by Model Aeronatuical P. in Hemel Hempstead (Herts.) .
Written in English


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  • Toys -- History.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsTS2301.T7 G48
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5568491M
LC Control Number67075184

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