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by Toller, Jane

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket

London, England: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd.. Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1966. Hardcover. Ex-library with tape marks on the binding and library markings on endpapers, title page, cprt page and dedication page. Other than the tape marks, the binding is clean and sound, with very minor wear. The back free endpaper is wrinkled from excess glue, causing very minor wrinkling of the last printed page. Contents are almost as new. DJ is not much to look at, but it provides plenty of protection and information. ; 8-1/2" Tall, 112pp + a 32-page b/w photo section at the back of the book. Dark blue cloth, bright gold spine lettering and decoration. ANTIQUES. "Mrs. Toller has been indefatigable in her research and has collected a wide range of carefjully described illustrations from both sides of the Atlantic. The three parts of her book cover miniature furniture in ascending order of size: doll's-house furniture; furniture made as cabinet-makers' examples; and furniture specially made for the children's own use. Not only a charming subject but a charming book, lit throughout with anecdotes from the author's many years of experience in collecting and dealing with interesting sidelights on social history. " ... Bibliography. Index. .


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