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Newly revised with latest prices! Our best selling fashion doll price guide featuring BARBIE doll and other fashion dolls! Coverage begins with BARBIE doll's introduction in 1959 and continues through 1998. Hundreds of dolls are pictured in original outfits to make identifying "hard to find dolls" easy. Also features other fashion dolls from the 1960s through 1990s. Plus THE LATEST PRICE GUIDE AVAILABLE! 400 color photos. 220 pages.
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No doubt about it, fashion dolls are fashionable! These exciting dolls have never been hotter on the collectible runway. Here is almost four decades of American and international fashions and the dolls that modeled them. From the 1950s full-figured teenage fashion dolls to the stunning current superstars of the fashion doll stage, this anthology takes the reader on a journey through the past, present and future of high fashion and pop culture. Relive the best time to be young and alive with Mattel's BARBIE doll and others such as Ideal's Tammy and American Character's Tressy on a nostalgic journey. Sizzling new dolls such as Ashton-Drake's Gene and Alexander's Crissy are up to the minute supermodels of fashionable dolls!
Doll Fashion Anthology and Price Guide featuring collectible BARBIE doll 1969-1998, will dazzle the reader as the story of youth in America, in doll form, comes alive!About the Author:
A. Glenn Mandeville is regarded among doll collectors as an expert in identifying and appraising modern collectible dolls. He is regularly consulted by thousands of collectors internationally, thus having created a full-time business from his life long hobby of collecting modern dolls. He often lectures and presents slide programs on collectible and modern dolls, and has evaluated more that $3 million worth of collector dolls.
Well-known as a dealer and appraiser of dolls and toys, Mandeville owns an extensive collection that included Mattel's BARBIE dolls, Madame Alexander and celebrity dolls, as well as composition dolls, hard plastic dolls from the 1950s, and contemporary doll artist creations.
Mandeville is the author of Ginny...An American Toddler Doll. He is the author of a price guide to Kathe Kruse dolls, and co-author with John Axe, of The Celebrity Doll Price Guide and Annual in 1984, also published by Hobby House Press, Inc. His more recent books include The Golden Age of Collectible Dolls, and Contemporary Doll Stars, published by Hobby House Press, Inc.
Mr. Mandeville is founding president of the Delaware Valley Doll Club and a member of the Delaware Valley BARBIE O.N.E. and Orange Blossum BARBIE Club. He has served as Regional Director and chairman of Judges, Modern, for U.F.D.C., Inc. The author is a past president of the Madame Alexander Doll Club, and has served on their Board of Directors. In 1995, he authored the Alexander Doll's Collector's Price Guide, the definitive work on evaluating Alexander Doll Company, Inc., dolls.
Mandeville's expertise is reflected in his regular television, newspaper, and magazine reports on collectible and modern dolls. His column, "For The Curious Collector" is a regular feature in Doll Reader magazine. He is also a staff writer and pricing editor for BARBIE Bazaar magazine.
Currently residing in the Philadelphia area, Mandeville is presently working on more in depth writing projects, and coordinating a tour of nation-wide quality doll shows.
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Book Description Hobby House Press, 1994. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0875884296
Book Description Hobby House Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0875884296 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.2059092