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Action Man

£9.99

Product description

Action Man: The Official Dossier is an entertaining and comprehensive tribute to one of the most enduring icons of boyhood. Richly illustrated with photography and advertisements of Action Man in all his various guises, this book is perfect for both the new generation of Action Man fans and those who loved the originals. Action Man: The Official Illustrated History is more than just a catalogue of features, uniforms and accessories; it is the biography of a hero. This richly illustrated book will appeal not only to the new generation of Action Man fans but also to collectors and to those who remember the original, for whom this will be a nostalgic look back at the life and times of one of our best-loved toys. Action Man burst into the shops in 1966 and has been the number one action toy ever since. In the years that followed he was given a voice, flocked hair, those famous eagle eyes, hands that grip and a jointed body which allows him to sit - even an action hero has to rest every now and then! After a brief period of retirement in the 80's our hero gave up his pipe, slippers and cocoa to return to the fray - and less than a decade later, second-generation Action Man was named UK No 1 Boys' Action Figure. A comprehensive look at the complete history and development of Action Man and his accessories, from the beginning of his career to his rightful place as a cult classic, this book will delight collectors, nostalgic first-generation fans - and their children.

Book condition is very good. Pages are clean and bright.

Item details

Author(s):
Harrison, Ian
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
28.5cm x 22.6cm
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007165501
ISBN-13:
9780007165506
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Collins

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Action Man: The Official Dossier is an entertaining and comprehensive tribute to one of the most enduring icons of boyhood. Richly illustrated with photography and advertisements of Action Man in all his various guises, this book is perfect for both the new generation of Action Man fans and those who loved the originals. Action Man: The Official Illustrated History is more than just a catalogue of features, uniforms and accessories; it is the biography of a hero. This richly illustrated book will appeal not only to the new generation of Action Man fans but also to collectors and to those who remember the original, for whom this will be a nostalgic look back at the life and times of one of our best-loved toys. Action Man burst into the shops in 1966 and has been the number one action toy ever since. In the years that followed he was given a voice, flocked hair, those famous eagle eyes, hands that grip and a jointed body which allows him to sit - even an action hero has to rest every now and then! After a brief period of retirement in the 80's our hero gave up his pipe, slippers and cocoa to return to the fray - and less than a decade later, second-generation Action Man was named UK No 1 Boys' Action Figure. A comprehensive look at the complete history and development of Action Man and his accessories, from the beginning of his career to his rightful place as a cult classic, this book will delight collectors, nostalgic first-generation fans - and their children.

Book condition is very good. Pages are clean and bright.

Author(s):
Harrison, Ian
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
28.5cm x 22.6cm
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007165501
ISBN-13:
9780007165506
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Collins

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