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The Doll

Fox, Carl

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ISBN 10: 0810900785 / ISBN 13: 9780810900783
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc, New York, 1972
Used Condition: VG, some small markings on DJ Hardcover
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Burgundy velveteen cloth boards with color pictorial DJ, 343pp, 191 illustrations with 70 in color. Photographs by H. Landshoff. In his free-flowing, informal introductory essay, Carl Fox ranges over the history and meaning of dolls around the world, and examines the collector's mania as well. His commentaries to the individual plates are sometimes whimsical, sometimes factual; often a particular doll will bring to mind a passage from a novel, or a poem or newspaper article. Thus he captures the spirit of his subject, provides a wealth of historical and technical information, and gives the reader a revealing glimpse into the workings of one collector's mind. A carefully selected bibliography is also provided. Bookseller Inventory # 128844

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Title: The Doll

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, New York

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:VG, some small markings on DJ

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Plates and brief commentaries provide a representative selection of dolls from various cultures and periods of time

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