Dolls The Wide World Over – an historical account by Manfred Bachmann and Claus Hansmann. Crown Publisher, Inc. New York, 1973. ISBN: 0-517-50377. 203 pages. Hardcover
From the flyleaf: "Dolls – the Wide World Over traces the eventful history and development of the doll from the crude, home-made objects used by the primitive tribes of Africa, America, and Asia to the technically sophisticated dolls available in the shops of the civilized world. With the aide of more than 150 illustrations the book shows how different types of doll ... have always mirrored the realities of the society from which they spring ..."
This book is in excellent condition; dust jacket intact, no apparent shelf wear no rips or repairs save a bit age foxing on the outermost edge of the inside jacket. The book pages are secure and the binding tight – a nice clean copy in excellent condition. Measurements: 11 by 9 ½ and 1 inch thick.
A great addition to any collector's reference library!
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