"Dolls A Guide For Collectors" was written by Clara Hallard Fawcett and published by Lindquist Publications. This is a stated first edition, first printing copyrighted 1947. The dust jacket reads, "This book covers the fundamentals of doll collecting. It will teach you how to collect, what to collect and what to pay....It contains information on the repairing of old dolls, the reconstruction of worn out doll bodies, the replacing of broken and missing parts, the rewaxing of old heads, and many other practical ideas, all of have been tested by Mrs. Fawcett."
Contents include: Celluloid Dolls Dolls Worth Collecting Dolls OF Papier Mache and Composition The Wax Doll Restoring The Old Doll Museums Where Dolls May Be Seen Music Composed For Dolls Literature on Puppets ...and much more
The book has grey cloth covers with an embossed illustration on the cover and title on the spine. The book is 194 pages in length and has 276 ink drawing illustrations throughout. This vintage collecting book is in very good condition with a paste down "ex libris" sticker on the inside front cover. The pages are minimally covered. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. The dust jacket is orange with a delightful illustration on the front cover. It and is in very good vintage condition with only some minor yellowing. The dust jacket has a mylar covering.