Dolls & Accessories 1910-1930s

Dian Zillner

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This important reference book includes over 520 photographs of dolls made from 1910 to the 1930s of bisque, celluloid, cloth, composition, metal, and wood. Dolls are pictured from the famous German companies of Kestner, Kämmer & Reinhardt, Armand Marseilles, Geubrüder Heubach, Käthe Kruse, the French firms of Jumeau and S.F.B.J., and the Italian Lenci company, as well as American dolls by Horsman, Ideal, Effanbee, Louis Amberg & Son, Averill Mfg. Co., Chase Stockinet Dolls, A. Schoenhut, and other important companies.Special chapters feature World War I related dolls and dolls modeled on famous comic strips of the era, such as "Gasoline Alley," "Happy Hooligan," and "Little Orphan Annie." Boudoir and pincushion (half) dolls, popular at that time, also appear. A selection of doll buggies, beds, chairs, dressers, trunks, stoves, cabinets, dishes, and other interesting doll accessories rounds out the book. Detailed descriptions, dating information, and current market values make this an invaluable guide. Doll collectors will treasure this book for many years to come.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 437 color & 81 b/w photos | Price Guide/Index | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764325502

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This marks Dian Zillner's fourteenth book for Schiffer Publishing. She has been a doll collector since 1960 and has had many articles published in Doll Reader and The Antique Trader. Dian is a retired high school librarian living in Colorado.