Doll Reference Book: The Ultimate Doll Book
Author: Caroline Goodfellow Foreword by Dorothy and Evelyn Jane Coleman
Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
Full color photos on every page. Beautiful photography.
Shop copy with no wear and no damage.
Glossy hard cover identical to the glossy dust jacket measuring 9-1/4 x 11-1/4.
Check the photo of the index for the extremely diversified range of items dolls covered in this book. From back cover: A dazzling collection of more than 400 dolls spanning two centuries - all displayed in 600 full-color photographs. // From the dawn of doll-making to the popular playthings of today - from composition dolls to character dolls, from baby dolls to Shirley Temple dolls, from bisque to Barbie. // Every type of doll is shown in original clothes or period costumes, and unclothed to reveal structural details and distinguishing characteristics. // Practical pages give expert advice on doll care and collecting. // Foreword by Dorothy and Evelyn Jane Coleman, internationally noted doll authorities. Text by Caroline Goodfellow, curator of dolls and toys for the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood in London.
This is an invaluable reference book for collectors as well as doll dealers. So much of the information in this book is not available anywhere online and having this book at one's fingertips is such a time saver when researching.
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