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Igrushki i khudozhestvennye izdeliia [Toys and other creative artifacts].; Biblioteka roznichnoi torgovli, no. 8
Izdanie Tsentrosoiua, Moscow 1926 - Octavo (20 × 13 cm). Original pictorial wrappers; 126, [4] pp. With many illustrations throughout. Wrappers dust-soiled and lightly discolored; text toned, but still about very good. Scarce overview of the range of toy production in the Soviet Union, both smaller-scale artisanal products and more industrial samples. With chapters on the history of toy manufacturing in Russia, the technological basis of the toy industry, and the wide range of products available on the market at the time of writing (such as rubber toys, wooden toys, clay toys, metallic toys, dolls, matryoshki). The various kinds of toys are illustrated both in the text and on larger reproductions. Borutskii was a suitable authority on the topic: beginning in 1891, he led a toy manufacture in Sergiev Posad; in 1913, it was transformed into a factory, and in 1928 it became known as Toy Factory no. 1 (Fabrika igrushek 1). Appended is a three-page bibliography of works on toys and children's games in Russian. KVK, OCLC only show the copy at NYPL. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
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