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  1. In The Minds Eye

    Featuring the Geri E. Baker world class collection of antique dolls, including important examples by French doll makers in superb original costumes, along with an outstanding collection of French poupees highlighted by the famous Blondinette and her trousseau. There are, too, rare German bisque art character dolls as well as early dolls including the very rare one of a kind French wooden court dolls. Over 350 objects. 160 pages, full- color, hardbound, with value key. 8 ½" x 12" BT-260 Learn More

    Regular Price: $75.00

    Special Price $25.00

  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Archives: The Doll As Art, II

    By Stuart Holbrook. The visual study of the doll as art continues in this super-sized art book a portable museum filled with the world's most beautiful antique dolls. This book is designed to entrance the reader by presenting the doll in its purest form- stripped of complicated text, thus enabling the reader to fully absorb the beauty and intricate detail of the face. A fascinating book for the doll collector, an indispensable tool for the doll artist. Leave this book handy next to a comfortable chair, because you'll find yourself returning to it often. 150 pages, 133 full page color photographs, hardbound. 12 ½" x 12 ½". Learn More
    $68.00

  7. Bru Book, Revised Edition

    By Francois Theimer. English Edition edited by Florence Theriault. The first edition of The Bru Book has stood at the pinnacle of the antique doll world for years, not only as the finest work of the prestigious French doll firm, but also as the definitive example of what an antique doll book should be; completely detailed history from the people to the patents, fully photographed in every detail. The revised edition of the Bru Book contains all this extensive historical background as well as a wealth of newly uncovered information, and new and enhanced photography to further illustrate Bru's rich history. 425 pages, 450 color photographs, hardbound. 8 ½" x 11". Learn More
    $75.00

  8. The French Encyclopedia Two Volume Set

    By Francois Theimer. English Edition edited by Florence Theriault. Readers will find this book informative and fascinating reading about French doll history of the 19th century up to 1925. This time period encompasses the pre-industrial era, the Industrial Revolution, the dawning of the 20th century and post WWI. Thousands of references to doll firms, inventors, stores, and actual dolls are arranged alphabetically within the 600 pages of this work, enabling collectors for the first time to research and document their antique doll treasures. Contains superb photographs of existing examples of actual dolls, many previously undocumented. Well- indexed, more than 4,000 illustrations and color photographs. Learn More
    $149.00

  9. Purple Skies, Plum Delights, The Extraordinary Antique Doll Collection of Lucy Morgan

    Purple Skies, Plum Delights, The world's rarest dolls were collected by Lucy Morgan, the perspicacious seeker of the finest French and German bisque dolls from the golden age of the 19th century. The 167 page hardbound book in full-color features and describes the complete collection. with price key. 8 ½" x 11". Learn More
    $59.00

  10. Dolls, A Movable Feast

    By Florence Theriault. A mouth-watering selection including German character dolls, gorgeous French bebes, rare early china dolls, all-bisque mignonettes, rare-size impish googlies, rarities such as 18th-century wooden court dolls (from the collection of the late Claude Detave of Paris), and superb diminutive furniture. Hardbound, 118 pages. 9" x 11". Price Key Included. Learn More
    $49.00

  11. Lady Dolls Of The 19th Century

    By Florence Theriault. Throughout history, lady dolls have been both fashion mannequins and children's playthings. In the 19th century they were both. Privileged children owned lady dolls of paper mache, china, and bisque with extraordinary wardrobes and accessories. The objects of childhood dreams, the dolls also served as lessons in proper dressing and demeanor. Hundreds of German and French dolls and their fashions are featured in this hardcover, full color book. Price Key Included. 7 ½" x 10 ½". 144 pages. Learn More
    $49.00

  12. My Life As A Doll

    By Florence Theriault. A tiny wooden doll born in 1840 makes a hundred-year voyage through the world of dolls, remarking on dolls and doll history as she travels. The unusual storyline provides a thread to 250 rare and beautiful antique dolls of all sorts that are featured in the book. Hardbound, 112 pages. 8 ½" x 11". Includes Price Key. BT-207 Learn More

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