The Official Price Guide to Dolls

The Official Price Guide to Dolls

Antique, Vintage, Modern

Book - 2005
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Random House, Inc.
The definitive guide to antique, vintage, and modern dolls.
Doll collecting is the second-largest collectibles market today, with over $650 million per year spent on the hobby and over 400,000 readers of three major doll magazines. Denise Van Patten, a recognized authority on collecting dolls, provides us with this practical and unique guide covering antique dolls (1800–1925) vintage dolls (1925–1980), and modern dolls (1980 to the present and never before priced). This new book features:

• Both dealer and Internet prices
• How to determine the condition of a doll
• Restoration and conservation of dolls
• Hundreds of photographs and doll marks

Baker & Taylor
Complemented by hundreds of illustrations, photographs, and doll marks, this comprehensive introduction to doll collecting covers a wide array of antique, vintage, and modern dolls, furnishing detailed descriptions of the various models, along with dealer and Internet prices, tips on doll restoration and conservation, and advice on how to determine a doll's condition. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : House of Collectibles, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375720369
Branch Call Number: 688.7221 VAN
Characteristics: 606 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm


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