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  1. 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

  2. Cherish Me Always Set Of 4 Books

    From simple snapshots to formal studio poses, children are captured in timeless photographs at play with their dolls, teddies, toys, and real animal friends in this set of four books designed and written by the Cedar Falls, Iowa couple, Steven and Mary Wikert, based on their personal museum of antique photographs avidly collected over several decades. Nearly 800 photographs of children with dolls and toys from 1870- 1950 fill the pages of these books. 112 pages, 8 ½" x 11". BB-729

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    Regular Price: $25.00

    Special Price $5.00

  3. La Poupee Modele, Volume II

    Authentic patterns from the magazine La Poupee Modele 1876-1885. For nearly 70 years this French children's magazine issued doll patterns in their monthly magazine. Collectors know they are invaluable but they just can't be found. Now Francois Theimer, noted French doll historian has compiled 112 patterns from the magazine for the nine year period of 1876- 1888, which are presented here with English language instructions. Included are fashion and bebe costumes, as well as delightful accessory surprises for children to make. A miniature doll book, for example, is re- created here, ready for you to cut and assemble. A must have book. 9" x 12". Hardbound. 144 pages.BB-635 Learn More

    Regular Price: $75.00

    Special Price $25.00

  4. Teddy Bear Encyclopedia

    By Marianne and Jurgen Cieslik. Few collectors will dispute Germany's historical preeminence in teddy bear production. So this guide to over 250 German bear manufacturers is long overdue. Collectors will find the historical stories fascinating. Plus, They will be delighted to identify obscure bears in their collections. Identification is made possible by original catalog photographs and descriptions along with a useful index of trademarks and symbols. Hardbound, 239 pages with 423 color photographs and 492 black and white photographs. 9" x 11".BB-491 Learn More

    Regular Price: $69.00

    Special Price $10.00

  5. 2015 Calendar of Dolls

    Twelve full-color photographs featuring a wide variety of gorgeous antique dolls. 24” x 12”. PL-147 Learn More

    Regular Price: $20.00

    Special Price $5.00

  6. Love, Shirley Temple

    Movie Costumes, Dolls, and Childhood Memorabilia from her Personal Archives. More than 500 objects from the private childhood collection of the beloved star are photographed and described in this 356-page book. Until this time, the objects have been in the possession of Shirley Temple Black and her family. Included are nearly 100 film costumes, 100s of dolls, toys and playthings shown in her films or gifted to her by celebrities, and other fine ephemera including Spunky's saddle, her gas-powered miniature car used to drive around the Fox Studios, personal letters from FDR and others, fabulous personal autograph books, and so much more. Includes prices realized from the auction. 10" x 10", hardbound. BT-318 Learn More

    Regular Price: $75.00

    Special Price $55.00

  7. 2016 Calendar of Dolls

    2016 Calendar of Dolls Now 16 months! November 2015 - February 2017. Sixteen full-color photographs featuring a wide variety of gorgeous antique dolls. 24” x 12”. PL-148 Learn More

    Regular Price: $22.00

    Special Price $5.00

  8. The Doll In Miniature

    By Evelyn Ackerman. A book for every person who has treasured tiny dolls, doll houses, and doll furnishings. Chapters include: early wooden and wax, china, cloth, bisque, and even 20th century examples up to 1930. Dollhouse dolls are highlighted and there are special sections on "occupational" examples and bearded gentleman. Special attention is also paid to miniature dolls in original costumes. Hardbound, 256 pages with 702 photographs. 8 ½" x 11". BT-112 Learn More

    Regular Price: $49.00

    Special Price $10.00

  9. 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

  10. Doll Departures

    A travel diary designed with the collector in mind. Travel diaries are great places to record all the emergency numbers back home and daily logs to note your trip's itinerary. BT-116

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    Regular Price: $6.00

    Special Price $3.00

  11. In Their Fashion: Doll Costumes and Accessories, 1850- 1925

    By Florence Theriault. Antique doll fashions are not only accurate representations of passing styles, but also useful study tools in construction, materials, fabrics, uses of color, and proper draping and accessorizing. In this volume the doll collector will find another 450 antique doll costumes with special chapters on the French fashion doll. Included are also bonnets, shoes, white wear, jewelry, and accessories. Front and rear views and construction details with helpful sketches give the reader a comprehensive view of the garments and accessories. Softbound, 144 pages, 275 color photographs. 8 &12;" x 11". BT-139 Learn More
    $39.00

  12. More American Dolls from the Post War Era

    By Cynthia Gaskill. From Ginny dolls to Barbies from Alexander dolls to Horseman dolls from paper dolls to Campbell Kids--350 different American dolls from 1945-1965 are presented in explicit photographs with detailed descriptions about marks, costumes and value. Rarity features noted. Value key included. Softbound, 96 pages with 76 color photographs. 8 ½" x 11". Includes Price Key. BT-138 Learn More

    Regular Price: $33.00

    Special Price $10.00

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