THE COLLECTORS GUIDE TO PLASTIC TOY SOLDIERS 1947-1987
George Kearton. A4 paperback, 52 pages, illustrated throughout in black and white. This is an identification guide showing nearly 900 figures from over 80 manufacturers worldwide, there are 43 plates covering categories such as the Ancient World, Robin Hood, US Cavalry, Napoleonic Wars, First World War, Arab World, Pirates, etc. The size and clarity of the pictures has been criticised but this remains probably the best reference resource for plastic figures that there is. Published in a limited edition of just 1,000 copies by Ross Anderson Publications 160 St Georges Road, Bolton UK. Long out of print but the author is considering a reprint. No ISBN no.
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