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A World of Doll Houses by  Flora Gill Jacobs - Hardcover - 1965 - from The Parnassus BookShop and Biblio.com

A World of Doll Houses

by Jacobs, Flora Gill

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: Gramercy Publishing Company/Crown Publishers, 1965. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback Gramercy Publishing, 1965. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition. Illustrated with 67 photographs Yellow cloth with black titles faint smudges along upper and lower edges, as from handling, otherwise bright and clean; binding is tight, solid and square. pages are moderately and evenly toned, quite clean and unmarked, no creases. This book describes many historic dollhouses--Early American one dating back to 1744; miniature Victorian mansion played with by children of President Hayes; 19th century dollhouses in museums around the world. And many others, in words and pictures with anecdotes-some humorous, some tragic- about dollhouses that heve been burned down, robbed, even haunted. 144 pages, indexed. 5,5 x 8.25 inches. 1965, Gramercy Pu-blishing Company/Crown Publishers, New York


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