This is an older hardbound book written by Patricia R. Smith, author of many price guides on antique and collectible dolls. It is filled with hundreds of black and white photos with descriptions and a few colored photos. It covers a wide variety of dolls; German, American, French and Japanese, bisque, china, wood and cloth, jointed, wigged and half dolls to name a few. It contains 304 pages including the index, a section on reproduction, a pricing reference and a page on symbols. It was published by Collector Books and has a 1975 copyright by Patricia R. Smith and Bill Schroeder. It comes with its original dust jacket.
It measures about 8 3/4” by 11 1/4” by 1” and is in good condition. The inside pages are crisp & clean and the spine is tight. The previous owner’s name is written in ink on the inside cover page. The linen cover is in very good condition with minimal edge having been protected by the dust cover. The dust jacket is worn with creases, small tears and edge wear. It has a protective plastic cover over it to preserve it from further damage.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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