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Robots - Tin Toy Dreams

The mechanical wizardry of Japanese toy makers is presented in this remarkable collector's album, ROBOTS Tin Toy Dreams.

Assembled from the incredible 10,000-toy collection of Teruhisa Kitahara, this whimsical volume features more than 250 full-color photographs of the most marvelous creations of madcap Space
Age gadgetry, from early Buck Rogers - type rocketships to spacemen, monster-robots, and mechanized space vehicles.

Along with many of the tin toy robots are examples of the wonderfully illustrated boxes in which they toys were originally packaged and full-color reproductions of the famous robot-monster movie posters that inspired many of the toy creations.

ROBOTS Tin Toy Dreams is a nostalgic look at the most colorful toys of the recent past and, quite possibly, a fanciful look into the future.

1985, Chronicle Books, 111 pages. Used with heavy cover wear - inside pages remain bright and clean with no tears.