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On this page we bring you details of some of the rarer Toby Twirl books and other items - all of which plus others are featured in full detail, including values, in the Toby Twirl 'Collector's Guide' (see home page).

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LARGE FORMAT BOOKS:

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Books 1 to 3 size approx 14" x 9" (card covers). Books 4 & 5 size approx 12" x 9" (card covers).

1). 1946 'Toby Twirl in Pogland' - Large Format Card Covered Book (The very first published 'TT' book).

2). 1947 'Toby Twirl Rescues Prince Apricot' - Large Format Card Covered Book

3). 1948 'Toby Twirl And The Mermaid Princess' - Large Format Card Covered Book

4). 1952 'Toby Twirl And The Magic Ring' - Large Format Card Covered Book

5). 2007 'Toby Twirl And The Reindeer'

(2007 - New Large Format Card Covered Story/Activity/Sticker Book limited edition available from Toby Twirl Ltd)

See 'Collector's Guide' for a full detailed listing of of Large Format Books and other 'Rarities'.

SMALL FORMAT 6d STRIP BOOKLETS:

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Books 1 & 2 size approx 3" x 6" (card covers).

1). c1954 'Toby Twirl And The Talking Poodle' - Small Format Card Covered Booklet

2). c1954 'Toby Twirl And On Dapple Heath' - Small Format Card Covered Booklet 

See 'Collector's Guide' for a full detailed listing of of Strip Books and other 'Rarities'.            

COLOUR STRIP ADVENTURE BOOKS:

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Books 1 to 3 size approx 10" x 8" (hardbacks)

1). 1952 'The Toby Twirl Colour Strip Adventure Book' (Published in addition to the 1952 'annual').

2).  1953 'The NEW Toby Twirl Colour Strip Adventure Book'  (Published in addition to the 1953 'annual' and featuring gloss boards).

3). 1955 'Toby Twirl Dares All Dangers'   (Published in addition to the 1955 'annual').

(Book 3 - 1955 is a part re-print of the 1953 colour strip with new title, this time without gloss boards. This 'Dares All Dangers' version of the 1953 colour strip is subject to various reprints some later editions contain all three original 1953 stories, whilst the 1st edition 'Dares All Dangers' (1955) only contains the first 2 stories ).

Some of the above books may be available for private sale - please contact martin@tobytwirl.co.uk  for details.       

See 'Collector's Guide' for a full detailed listing of of Colour Strip Books and other 'Rarities'.

POP-UP BOOKS:

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1). c1954 'Toby Twirl's Dillypaddle Pop-Up Book'

Size approx 8" x 10" (laminated board covers - see 'Collector's Guide' for edition variations).

 2). c1955 'Toby Twirl's Pirate Pop-Up Book'

Size approx 9" x 7" (laminated board covers).

See 'Collector's Guide' for a full detailed listing of of Pop-Up Books and other 'Rarities'.

PAINTING BOOKS:

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1). 1951 'Toby Twirl Adventure Painting Book'

2). c1950 'Toby Twirl's Play Day Painting Book'

3). c1950 'Toby Twirl's Busy Day Painting Book'

4). 1952 'Toby Twirl Merry Magic Painting Book'  

(Note 4 above) - one of 2 'Magic' painting books published in 1952 the other title is 'Toby Twirl Jolly Magic Painting Book').

See 'Collector's Guide' for a full detailed listing of of Painting Books and other 'Rarities'.

JIGSAWS:

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Series 1             Series 2

Series 1). c1952 Toby Twirl Jigsaws: Consisting of four Jigsaws as follows:

1) - 'Toby's Car Race'   2) - 'Toby Meets A Real Pirate'

3) - 'Toby And The Dilly-Puff' (box pictured above)   4) - 'Toby In Santa Claus' Toyland'

Series 2). c1954 Toby Twirl Jigsaws: Consisting of four Jigsaws as follows:

1) - 'Toby Twirl and the Three Princesses'   2) - 'Toby Twirl meets a Knight In Armour'

3) - 'Toby Twirl and the Dilly-Paddle'  4) - 'Toby and the Little Man In Green' (box pictured above)

See 'Collector's Guide' for a full detailed listing of Jigsaws and other 'Rarities'.

'POINT of SALE' STATUETTE:

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c1951 'Toby & His Friend Pete'

Extremely rare plaster 'Toby Twirl' Advertising Figure approx 15 inches tall produced for 'point of sale' advertising in book stores and departments, unfortunately very few have survived.

See 'Collector's Guide' for full listing of 'Rarities'.

 

RARITIES AVAILABLE!

Many extremely rare items all in the very best collector's condition including pop-up books, 'annuals' and 'tales' many with their original dust wrappers, colour strip books, large format books full details and price on application by email  martin@tobytwirl.co.uk  

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