Hornby – ` The Official Illustrated History ` published by Harper Collins as new !
This full-colour authorised hard back biography of the world famous Hornby Double O Trains sets, this lavishly composed tribute book uses contemporary photographs, original advertisements, and comprehensive text to tell the Hornby story from 1920 to the present day.
Consists of 192 pages with numerous colour plates of rare and hard to find models from the 20`s to date
Hornby: The Official History of Hornby Trains is the first, full-colour illustrated book to chart the rise and development of the globally recognised, iconic model train set. This book is both a celebration and a history of Hornby Trains, telling the story of the company from its beginnings in the imagination of a Liverpool shipping clerk, Fred Hornby (who also invented Meccano) through its heyday as industry front runner to its take-over by Triang and, ultimately, the restoration of the Hornby name as a 21st century global brand. Archive and newly commissioned photographs of historic sets, rarities, special editions and celebrity owners illustrate the development of the train sets themselves from clockwork to electric, from tinplate models to a contemporary computer-generated virtual railway.
Perfect Christmas present for an enthusiast and modeller
2 available both in the same unused condition
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