Philippine women and dolls

Bass, Flora Gardner

Published by Mermaid Books, 1955
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Mermaid Books [Published Date: 1955]. Hard cover, 111 pp. No other printings listed. Inscribed (personalized) and signed by Flora Gardner Bass dated 1955, Laguna Beach on front free end paper. Good in good dust jacket. Blue cloth covered boards have a bit of nicking and fraying at corner tips and light overall scuffing. Binding tight. Pages lightly aged but otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket has a few tiny nicks and light creasing to edges. Light overall scuffing and soiling to jacket as well. Now in an archival quality Brodart cover. NOT Ex-Library. NO remainder marks. Includes Descriptions and photographs of prize-winning Philippine Dolls. Chapter of Filipino Woman's Progress. Notes on Philippine Marriage Customs. The Filipino Story; Doll's authentic handmade costumes designed and made by Julia Nakpil Casas. Photographs by Pedro Navarres. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Philippine women and dolls
Publisher: Mermaid Books
Publication Date: 1955
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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Bass, Flora Gardner
Published by Mermaid Books, Laguna Beach (1955)
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Book Description Mermaid Books, Laguna Beach, 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo. 111 pp., A near fine copy in a near fine and unclipped dj. Small book plate on front paste down. DJ with minor soiling. Seller Inventory # 002697

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Flora Gardner Bass
Published by Mermaid Books, Laguna Beach, California (1955)
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Book Description Mermaid Books, Laguna Beach, California, 1955. Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Pedro Navarres (illustrator). 1st American Edition. Overview of the distinctive styles and customs reflected in Philippine regional dolls. The evolution of the Philippine dress from the early Spanish period to modern times is shown through numerous photographic illustrations.Signed by the author. Near Fine in Near Fine, very slightly darkened D. J. that shows some edgewear. Size: 8vo. Yes. Seller Inventory # 3473

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Bass, Flora Gardner
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Book Description Mermaid Books. Hardcover. Condition: Good. B0007EKW3E INSCRIBED by author. Blue cloth with light edge wear, dj with edge chips and tears, lightly soiled. Seller Inventory # 0815L827875

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Bass, Flora Gardner
Published by Laguna Beach, CA. Mermaid Books 1955. (1955)
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Book Description Laguna Beach, CA. Mermaid Books 1955., 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Near Fine. Good in Mylar Jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. NF HB in chipped, wrinkling DJ. inscribed by author on ffep. Descriptions and photographs of prize winner Philippine dolls. Illustrated by B & W Photos. Seller Inventory # 001515

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Bass, Flora Gardner
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Book Description Mermaid Books, Laguna Beach, California, 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First edition. Illustrated with full-page black-and-white plates. The text discusses both Filipino dolls and costumes, and includes notes on Philippine women and history. Inscribed and dated by Bass on the front flyleaf. Original blue cloth binding. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Some light wear along the extremities of the dust jacket; otherwise an especially crisp and clean copy. Inscribed by Author. Seller Inventory # 52499

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Bass, Flora Gardner
Published by Mermaid Press (1955)
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Book Description Mermaid Press, 1955. Hardcover. Condition: near FINE. A near FINE crisp copy in a VG+ bright dj. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author, 1st Edition , 1st Edition. Seller Inventory # 013402

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Bass, Flora Gardner
Published by Mermaid Books, Laguna Beach, CA (1955)
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Book Description Mermaid Books, Laguna Beach, CA, 1955. Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. This book gives the description and photographs of prize-winning Philippine dolls. It uses the dolls to illustrate the political and economic progress of Filipino women in the 1800's and 1900's. It also explains some Philippine marriage customs and some of the history of the Philippines. This copy is clean and solid. It is SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, inscribed on the front free endpaper. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 005067

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BASS, FLORA GARDNER
Published by Laguna Beach, CA Mermaid Books 1955 (1955)
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Book Description Laguna Beach, CA Mermaid Books 1955, 1955. First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, Flora Gardner Bass with a warm inscription. A delightful book consisting of full-page photographs of handcrafted dolls in costumes which show the influences of other cultures on the dress in the Philippines, with commentary and historical information by the author. Bass was a WW II refugee from Manila who was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Ribbon by Gen. Douglas MacArthur for fortitude and courage which contributed materially to the success of the Philippine campaign. Fine in dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 5235N

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