108 pp, numerous illustrations including six full color, bibliography, museum list, list of materials for doll-making. Ex-library with stamps on title page and first illustration, front free end paper torn out. Pocket and Date due slip have been removed from back pastedown and end paper, leaving some remains. Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear and chipping esp to bottom corners and base and top of spine. A little rubbing, darkening to boards. Some darkening, primarily to edges, but text is unaffected. An attractive copy.
An illustrated history of dolls stretching over the past 4,000-plus years, from Stone Age and Bronze Age dolls to the early 1940's. Illustrations are mainly in the unique style of the author as she captures the essence of the dolls of each era. The author sets each type of doll within its historical context..; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall