Rocking horse books

Please note: the pictures are not to scale. The sizes of the books is given below.

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Tony Dew rocking horse book A nice little book on rocking horses ( published 2006 ). Written by Anthony Dew for the British Toymakers Guild, this is an excellent introductory book about English rocking horses. It gives an overview of their history and their current role as a most wonderful toy.
The major makers of the past are noted with tips for collectors and the best known of the current makers are featured.
Very well illustrated in colour, the paperback book has 32 pages plus the cover and is a must for every rocking horse library.
Size 15cm x 21cm
Copy in new condition.

Paperback £ 3 ( or free with a hair set ).


Patricia Mullins  rocking horses book The amazing book by Patricia Mullins on rocking horses; history and examples from England, Europe, America and Australia. This book set includes the paperback book by Marguarite Fawdry 'An international survey of rocking horse manufacture' and the protective slip case.
Published 1992.
The Mullins hardback book has 376 pages and hundreds of illustrations, the Fawdry book has 48 pages and is also very well illustrated.
Size 30cm x 28cm

£ 85 for a copy in very good condition. The books are untouched but the slip cases have a few small scuffs on the edges and corners.


Rocking horse book by Ruth Bottomley This handy little book by Ruth Bottomley has 32 pages which give a brief account of the history of rocking horses and include a little on modern makers. It is well illustrated with black and white photos and includes some good examples of old horses. It is an essential book for rocking horse enthusiasts.

The horse illustrated on the front cover is a lovely F H Ayres horse which appears to have had some careful restoration to the mostly original paint work and replacement of the saddle seat, saddle cloth and stirrup irons.

Published 1991,
Size 15cm x 21cm
Paperback copy in as new condition.

£ 9


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