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  1. The Littles And The Big Storm

    Florence & George was delighted to uncover these in a warehouse of old school supplies. Limited quantity and with slight aging and shelf dust, but all are unused. 1979. 80 pages softbound. 5'' x 7''. Learn More
    $10.00

  2. The Jumeau Book

    By Francois Theimer and Florence Theriault. A remarkable book about the most pivotal firm in doll history. The rise and fall of the French Jumeau family through six decades of the 19th century is a fascinating read for even the non-doll collector. For the first time, well researched technical chapters clearly mark the evolution of various models of the firm. Beautifully detailed color photographs teach the reader how to identify each. Also included are chronologies, early catalogs and advertising, and section on original costumes. This is the one book for everyone who collects and loves the Jumeau doll. 425 pages, 450 color photographs, hardbound. 8 ½" x 11". Learn More
    $75.00

  3. The Exotic Doll As Art

    By Stuart Holbrook. German and French doll makers were fascinated by “exotic” cultures and made many superb dolls representing those cultures. In this volume of his “Doll as Art” trilogy, Holbrook focuses on these dolls. Examples include superb antique bisque dolls from prestigious French and German doll firms. A special chapter is devoted to American folk and native dolls. in more that 130 full color photographs the author demonstrates how ethnicity was portrayed through distinctive modeling, or more simply, by variations in complexion and costume. 130 pages, hardbound. 9" x 12". Learn More
    $68.00

  4. This Little Piggy

    By Cynthia Gaskill. Pigs have been collected throughout the years. They have competed with cranberry mugs and candy containers for space in our homes. In this little book over 150 “pink pig” porcelain figurines of the late 19th century have been gathered with histories and a value guide. This book will change the reader's view of these versatile collectibles forever. 36 pages with 53 color photographs. 8 ½" x 8 ½". Learn More
    $16.95

  5. More Dolls, The Early Years

    By Florence Theriault. In this super-sized volume with large, detailed photographs, the well-known doll researcher examines 166 dolls made from 1780-1910 of wood, paper-mache, china, bisque, and cloth, as well as a selection of toys and novelties incorporating the use of dolls. An unusual feature are front, side, and rear views of sculpted hair dolls, which allows the reader to clearly see the intricacies of the model. In all, an astonishing array of decorative variations are shown and it is unlikely the collector will ever say again, "oh, just another china doll." Hardbound, 111 pages. 9 ½" x 12". Price Key Included.BT-118 Learn More

    Regular Price: $68.00

    Special Price $5.00

  6. In Character

    By Florence Theriault. Collectors seek dolls with “expression” or character; dolls that for the sensitive collector have an intangible connection with the past a sense of specific communion with faces and people. How did the antique doll maker achieve such expression? This book explores that question in a richly pictorial manner, from the idealized beauty of the French bebe, to the whimsy of the German character, to American "celebrity" dolls. It explores development, growth, influences, and major themes in the production of character dolls from 1875- 1935. The expression of the dolls captured here in 200 exquisite color photographs will fascinate and haunt the reader. The detailed descriptions and information will forever change the reader's perception of character dolls. 144 pages, 200 color photographs, hardbound. 9" x 12 ½". Includes Price Key BT-115 Learn More

    Regular Price: $68.00

    Special Price $15.00

  7. The Doll As Art

    By Stuart Holbrook. Considered the classic work that developed the concept of the doll as an art form, an idealized human portrait to haunt tease and fire the emotions of those who view it. A best seller year after year, this book contains over 100 full page, beautifully detailed color photographs of the finest French and German bisque dolls. This is a must have reference guide for doll makers, artists, students of fashion and design, and doll collectors. 144 pages, 200 color photographs, hardbound. 9"x 12". BT-106 Learn More

    Regular Price: $68.00

    Special Price $25.00

  8. Bessie Pease Gutmann

    By Karen Choppa. A wonderful reference to the superb works of the talented American illustrator contains examples never before documented. Softbound. 20'' x 10''. 159 pages. Learn More
    $29.00

  9. The Truth About Easter Rabbits

    The delightful hard-cover book utilizes a wonderful store of vintage illustrations postcards and storybooks to create the ''real'' story of Easter Bunny. Delightful for children and you too. 7'' x 11''. Learn More
    $18.00

  10. Children's Tea Time

    By Deborah Thomas. Featuring tea recipes and a charming introduction to tea etiquette. It's a collection of vintage illustrations by Millicent Sowerby, Margaret Tarrant, H.M. Brock, and other children's illustrators. Hardcover. 36 pages, 9". Learn More
    $17.00

  11. The Kewpie Kompanion

    By Cynthia Gaskill. Over 325 Kewpie collectibles designed by Rose O’Neill including bisque figures, paper ephemera, and porcelain dinnerware are thoroughly documented. Softbound, 140 full-color photographs spread over 64 pages. 8" x 8". With Price Key. BT-147 Learn More

    Regular Price: $35.00

    Special Price $10.00

  12. An Early American Childhood, Dolls, Toys and Playthings of American Youth, 1780-1889

    By Florence Theriault. A detailed account of the toys of early American youth through photographs and descriptions of actual examples. These are toys which preceded dolls by several decades as a viable and prominent American industry. 8 1/2" x 8 1/2". 88 pages. Price Key Included. BT-150 Learn More

    Regular Price: $39.00

    Special Price $10.00

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