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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

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  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

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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. 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
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  6. 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

  7. The Antique Doll, Dollhouse And Toy Museum of the LEGO Foundation

    The first important European antique doll and toy museum sold in America. The landmark museum, founded nearly a half-century ago by the Christiansen Family of Denmark, includes over 2000 antique dolls, toys, dollhouses, paper ephemera and other childhood objects of the 18th to early 20th century. 392 pages, thousands of color photographs, and after auction prices realized in two hard- cover volumes, luxuriously boxed 2 volumes in slip case. 8 ½” x 12”. Learn More
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  8. Cieslik's Moritz Gottschalk- Dollhouses, Doll Rooms, Kitchens, Stores

    By Marianne and Jurgen Cieslik. The Moritz Gottschalk firm of Germany was the premiere dollhouse maker during the late 19th and early 20th century, but collectors have never had a reliable way to identify their dollhouses. Marianne and Jurgen Cieslik, the noted German doll historians, are changing that as they have located the original factory illustrations of Gottschalk catalogs from the years 1892-1931, and are presenting them in their latest book. More than 600 authentic archival illustrations of Moritz Gottschalk are presented, and they are conveniently arranged in order of production. Hardbound. 12 1/2" x 9". 256 pages. BT-197 Learn More

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  9. Hertwig & Co. 1890-1937

    By Florence Theriault. Locked behind the walls of East Germany, the treasures of the Hertwig Porcelain Factory remained hidden for more than a half century. Now, a book of those treasures has been prepared with photos of 1000's of documented examples from the original archives. Included are all bisque dolls, Kewpies, now babies, comic nodders, animals, character dolls, dollhouse dolls, half- dolls, and figurines. Hardbound, 136 pages with price key.

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    Regular Price: $49.00

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  10. The Little Ones

    By Florence Theriault. Little all-bisque dolls are known by collectors as mignonettes, pocket dolls, or simply, miniatures. This exquisite book includes 150 rare examples ranging from early-1880's period French examples to character kids from the 1920's. Fascinating historical information about the dolls, previously unpublished, is included. Also shown are accessories, furnishings, and costumes. Hardbound, 112 pages with over 200 color photographs. 10" x 10". Learn More
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  11. German Doll Studies: Historic Doll Research from the Published Archives of Cieslik's Puppenmagazin

    The authors of the long out-of-print German Doll Encyclopedia are the publishers of Ciesliks Puppenmagazin, which was named The best doll magazine in the world at an international doll conference in Paris, France. Unfortunately, that magazine was published in the German language and its wonderful research was a "closed book" to English language collectors. Good news! An English language edition of important articles from that magazine is available in this deluxe hardbound edition. Its exceptional research will change many notions of "who made what" as well as solve many old mysteries. This is a must have book for any serious collector. Hardbound with 332 pages and over 400 photographs, most of which are in color. 9" x 12". Learn More
    $75.00

  12. 1924 Emil Bauersachs Reprint

    Emile Bauersachs was one of the most important German doll export firms in the early 1900's. The discovery of a rare catalog from that firm, issued in 1924, offers a wealth of information on bisque dolls, mechanical toys, and other playthings. Recognizable in the catalog are dolls from Gebruder Heubach and Franz Schmidt, including child dolls, making this a great idea source for doll costumes. Hardbound, 56 pages.

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    Regular Price: $39.00

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