Daiken, Leslie CHILDREN'S TOYS THROUGHOUT THE AGES
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, (1953). B00005XCC9 First U.S. edition, first printing. Actor Hans Conreid's copy, with his bookplate to front free endsheet. Hardcover. Tiny sticker ghost to endsheet, else fine, in fuchsia cloth with gilt spine lettering and rules, pale fuchsia top-edge tint; in a lightly worn, age-toned, soiled dust jacket with crude tape reinforcements at the spine ends and corners.  pages.
Detailed, literate history of toys and games. 115 illustrations, including color and b&w plates, intext engravings. Special emphasis on "Toys That Move"; other chapters: Toys That Teach, Dolls and Dolls' Houses, War Play and Toy Soldiers, more. Indexed.