The Story of Barbie Book by Kitturah B. Westenhouser, Collectors Books, 1994. The hard cover book measures 8 1/2 by 11 inches and has 184 pages of information about Barbie. The book has the beginning of Mattel toys and how Ruth Handler came up with Barbie. It details the early outfits, footwear, hair styles, and the introduction of family members through the years. It covers the sensations of the 1970's and 1980's, the international developments, ethnic creations, porcelains and special issues. There is also a section on cleaning and revitalizing. This is a great reference book in the beginning on the history of Barbie. There are no marks, tears, or stains in the book. The book comes from a non-smoking home.
The Story of Barbie by Kitturah B. Westenhouser