Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
Publication Date: December 09, 2016
Binding: Kobo eBook
This vintage book contains comprehensive guide to collecting dolls, containing information on the history of dolls, buying and selling, restoration, and a much more. Profusely illustrated and full of interesting information, "Dolls - A Guide for Collectors" constitutes a timeless resource for doll enthusiasts and is not to be missed by modern collectors. Contents include: "What is a Doll", "On Collecting Dolls-Where to Buy, What to Pay, and Dolls Worth Collecting", "Early Toy Dolls", "Dolls of the Nineteenth Century", "China-Headed Dolls and their Marks", "Bidque Dolls and their Marks", "Dolls of Papier Mache and Composition", "Hand-made Dolls", "The Christmas Crib", "The Cloth Doll", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on dolls.