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World colors : dolls and dress / by Susan Hedrick and Vilma Matchette ; photography by Charles Backus

Hedrick, Susan. Matchette, Vilma

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ISBN 10: 0875884733 / ISBN 13: 9780875884738
Published by Grantsville, Md. : Hobby House Press, 1997
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An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.; 192 pages; Description: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. Errata sheet laid in. Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-185) and index. Subjects: Costume dolls --Collectors and collecting --Doll clothes. Summary: Explore the beauty of world antique to contemporary dolls in this extensive research book. Rich, full color photos of dolls in ethnic dress are augmented by fact-filled doll history (maker, mold number, costume descriptions) and real life costume history as it applies to specific country, province, region, town or village. Postcards also document the costume of the country and provide a comparison between doll and human. The definitive research book for doll collectors and costumers! Contains 300 color photos. 1 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 155244

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Title: World colors : dolls and dress / by Susan ...

Publisher: Grantsville, Md. : Hobby House Press

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Explore the beauty of world antique to contemporary dolls in this extensive research book. Rich, full color photos of dolls in ethnic dress are augmented by fact-filled doll history (maker, mold number, costume descriptions) and real life costume history as it applies to specific country, province, region, town or village. Postcards also document the costume of the country and provide a comparison between doll and human. The definitive research book for doll collectors and costumers! 300 color photos. 192 pages.

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Capture and preserve world costume history through this spectacular visual record of antique to modern dolls, textiles, and postcards. Organized alphabetically by country, augmented text detailing further geographical references, explicit doll maker information and costume commentary provide a window through which to view country traditions and styles. Open your eyes to World Colors through dolls and dress!

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