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Have a Look At This Dinky Book

Advantages: Full of fascinating information & photographs
Disadvantages: Too many black & white photographs and not enough colour ones

Introduction For the past eight months I have developed a fascination with die-cast toy cars from the 1930's,40's, 50's, 60's, and 70's, boys and their toys. It all started when selling some of my friends collectables on Ebay, I decided to use my e ...

mikeb2102 21.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Dinky Toys and Modelled Miniatures - Mike & Sue Richardson

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A Trip Down Memory Lane With One of the Car Giants of Yesteryear

Advantages: Filled with information and photographs of nearly every Corgi toy produced
Disadvantages: Apparently it doesn't include every model, but I only found that out from other reviews

Introduction At the beginning of the year I started selling some items on Ebay to earn some extra pennies. I eventually got the bug and it became so addictive, that I was rapidly running out of things of my own to sell, I needed a niche. My brother ...

mikeb2102 12.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The New Great Book of Corgi 1956-2010 - Marcel R.Van Cleemput

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Spot the pigeon.

Advantages: The best bird book out
Disadvantages: none

...name is Digbycat aka MarynneH and I am a Twitcher! ..… and of course every good twitcher, even a mediocre to poor one, like me, needs a decent bird book. The Collins Bird Guide is possibly one of the best bird guides I have come across, the sleek ...

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Review of Collins Bird Guide - Lars Svensson, Peter J. Grant

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What's that bird?

Advantages: useful, informative reference book
Disadvantages: none

...My husband has always had a strong interest in birds and we are very keen to attract them to the garden. We also like, when possible to visit various nature reserves in the UK and also sometimes abroad. The Collins Bird Guide has always been an essential ...

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Review of Collins Bird Guide - Lars Svensson, Peter J. Grant

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World Fact book by Philips

Advantages: invaluable information in a small book.
Disadvantages: none

I know this is in the wrong section, but ciao will be creating one for me soon. This opinion will then be moved to correct place. Sorry for any inconvenience. World Fact book by Philip’s Have you ever wanted to know the capital of a country? Maybe i ...

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Review of Big Book of Knowledge - Dorling Kindersley

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