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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • 1. What is a doll?
  • 2. On collecting dolls- where to buy; what to pay; dolls worth collecting
  • 3. Early toy dolls
  • 4. Dolls of the nineteenth century
  • 5. China-headed dolls and their marks
  • 6. Bisque dolls and their marks
  • 7. Dolls of Papier mache and composition
  • 8. Hand-made dolls
  • 9. The Christmas crib
  • 10. The Cloth Doll
  • 11. Wooden dolls
  • 12. The wax dolls
  • 13. Metal dolls
  • 14. Leather dolls
  • 15. Rubber dolls
  • 16. Cellluloid dolls
  • 17. Old Paper Dolls
  • 18. Puppets and how they are made
  • 19. Exhibiting dolls for fun and profit
  • 20. Restoring the old doll
  • 21. Collectors' dolls patented in America
  • 22. Shops in America selling antique dolls
  • 23. Museums where dolls may be seen
  • 24. Bibliography- dolls
  • 25. Music composed for dolls
  • 26. Literature on puppets
  • Index

Title: Dolls: a Guide for Collectors
Author: Clara Hallard Fawcett
Publication Date: HC:1947
Publisher: H.L. Lindquist Publications, NY
Page Count: 194
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 10 1/4" x 7 1/4"
ISBN: None

SUMMARY- A bit snooty in its appraisal of what dolls are worth collecting and what aren't, but covers a wide range of territory with abundant illustration from the author(but no photos).

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