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Category: Antiques and Collecting -> Dolls -> Inventory #21532
Dolls' Houses and Miniatures
Earnshaw, Nora
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Publisher: William Collins Sons & Co.Ltd.
Place: London
Year: 1989
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 000412457X
Binding: Cloth
Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine/Price Clipped
Very slight crease to top edge of rear D/J. An overview of the dolls' house from the early 18th to the early 20th century, which includes a survey of dolls' house furniture and miniatures and of dolls' house dolls. It describes details such as the changing nature of furniture design and the technology of kitchen and household equipment. The author looks at houses that are available to collectors today and gives pre-purchase advice for all would-be buyers. One section is devoted to shops and rooms, which rivalled houses as instructive playthings for children. She also assesses major manufacturers and styles, and advice on repair and restoration. 144pp.
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