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A Collector s Guide to Doll s Houses

Author : Valerie Jackson
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Traces the development of American and European dollhouses from the fifteenth century to modern times and offers advice on collecting and restoring antique dollhouses

Dolls houses

Author : Valerie Jackson-Douet
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The Collector s Guide to Dollhouses and Dollhouse Miniatures

Author : Marian Maeve O'Brien
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Dolls Houses

Author : Moi Ali
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Moi Ali explores the fascinating world of dolls' houses.

The Collectors Guide to His Master s Voice Nipper Souvenirs

Author : Ruth Edge
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Warman s Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide

Author : Ellen T. Schroy
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From native-American artifacts, Depression glass, and toys to lamps and lighting and paper ephemera, this authoritative "bible" is an essential field guide to more than 500 categories of collectibles. The 2001 edition features a new category of American paintings along with special emphasis on English and Continental furniture. 600 photos. (Antiques/Collectibles)

Doll s House Furniture

Author : Margaret Towner
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For centuries people have been thrilled and enthralled by miniature masterpieces of craftsmanship, and today collectors from all walks of life are more numerous and more dedicated than ever before. The sheer pleasure of searching for, restoring and arranging the contents of a doll's house is hard to match, and as a means of better understanding the home life of former generations, can hardly be beaten. The first chapter sets the scene by describing the doll's houses themselves, because finding one that is interesting and which will be rewarding to furnish is the best way to start a collection of miniature furniture. The author then traces the fascinating history and design of doll's houses from the classic 17th and 18th century Dutch and German pieces, through the golden age of the 19th century, right up to the present day. Full-colour, specially commissioned photographs display the enormous variety of materials used in the manufacture of doll's house furniture, as well as the pieces themselves. All the leading international manufacturers are featured with handy collector's tips on the availability of the most popular pieces, finally, and informative section on collecting, restorin

The Miniatures Catalog

Author : Boynton & Associates
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Warman s Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide

Author : Harry L. Rinker
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An antiques price guide for more than 50,000 items, with detailed descriptions.

Warman s Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide

Author : Ellen Tischbein Schroy
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America's longest-running antiques price guide is updated to include up-to-date pricing, more photos, and expanded coverage with more than 500,000 listings, as well as the addition of new tables, educational notes, and comparisons. 1,500+ photos. 8-page color insert.

Collector s Guide to Victoriana

Author : O. Henry Mace
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The author invites the reader on a guided tour through a typical Victorian home, with detailed information on the furnishings, their styles and price ranges.


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Life in Miniature

Author : Nicola Lisle
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Popular in Britain since the late seventeenth century, dolls’ houses are tiny slices of social history that give us a fascinating glimpse into domestic life over the last 300 years. In this beautifully-illustrated book, Nicola Lisle explores the origins and history of dolls’ houses and their furnishings, from the earliest known dolls’ house in sixteenth-century Bavaria to the present, and looks at how they reflect the architecture, fashions, social attitudes, innovations and craftsmanship of their day. She discusses the changing role of dolls’ houses and highlights significant events and people to give historical context. She also takes a look at some of the leading dolls’ house manufacturers, such as Silber & Fleming and Lines Brothers Ltd (later Triang). The book includes numerous examples of interesting dolls’ houses, the stories behind them and where to see them. This includes famous models such as Queen Mary’s spectacular 1920s dolls’ house at Windsor Castle and the eighteenth-century baby house at Kew Palace. There is also a chapter on model towns and villages, which became popular in the twentieth century and also give us a window on the past by replicating real places or capturing scenes typical of a bygone era. There is advice for dolls’ house collectors, as well as a detailed directory of places to visit, a timeline of dolls’ house history and recommended further reading. One of the most comprehensive guides available on the subject, this book offers unique insights into the world of dolls’ houses and is a must for anyone with an interest in the history and appeal of these miniature treasures.

The Dollhouse Book

Author : Stephanie Finnegan
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A unique book shaped like a miniature dollhouse opens to reveal a rich variety of dollhouses from around the world, as it captures miniature homes that run the gamut of historical designs, periods, and architectural styles and their interiors.

American Reference Books Annual

Author : Bohdan S. Wynar
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

The Complete Guide to Remodeling Expanding Your Dollhouse

Author : Nola Theiss
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A guide to choosing, decorating, remodeling, and expanding dollhouses.

Miller s Collectables Handbook Price Guide 2021 2022

Author : Judith Miller
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All entries new for each edition. Miller's Collectables Handbook & Price Guide 2021-2022 is the up-to-date guide to the collectables market no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Featuring more than 4,000 objects in full colour, each with a detailed description and price range, the book also shows you how to spot that rare example that may be worth twenty times more than another piece. In-depth features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item and teach you to be your own expert when appraising everything from 20th-century glass to costume jewellery. Comprehensive sections cover a wide range of objects, with additional pages on pencils, toys, vintage handbags, trunks and costume jewellery for this edition. Every entry and image is updated for each edition to keep the book up-to-date with collecting and buying trends. Miller's Collectables Handbook & Price Guide 2021-2022 is the only full-colour, fully-illustrated collectables price guide in the world.

The Official Price Guide to Antiques and Collectibles

Author : Rinker Enterprises
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A guide to current market values offers a brief history of each type of collectible and information on collection building

Inside the World of Miniatures Dollhouses

Author : Bernard Rosner
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Bibliographic Guide to Art and Architecture

Author : New York Public Library. Art and Architecture Division
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