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The Collectors History of Dolls by Constannce Eileen King - Hardcover - 1981 - from biblioboy and Biblio.com

The Collectors History of Dolls

by Constannce Eileen King

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


NY: Bonanza. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. Boards. 0517348012 . This 608 page, 10 by 8 Inch Doll Reference book is in Near Fine in a Very Good jacket . There is light soiling to the front free endpaper, and a small rubbed spot to the front pastedown (inside of the front cover) . Light chipping tot he edges of the covers. See Photos; A history of dolls. Chapters include: The First Dolls; Medieval and Renaissance Dolls; The Eighteenth Century; Automata and Creche Figures; The Regency Period; Vendors and Ornamental Dolls; The Victorian Era; Nineteenth Century Dolls of Wood and Papier Mache; Dolls of Wax; Early Bisque Dolls; French Doll-makers; German Doll-makers; English and American Bisque Dolls; Dolls of Cloth, Rag and Felt; The Search for an Indestructible Substance; Paper Dolls and Doll's-house Families; Figures for Adults and All-bisques; On Collecting and Restoring. A wonderful reference for the collector or dealer. ; 438 Beautiful Black and White and 38 Color Photog .


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