On this page you can browse the 70 books on dolls and toys that are in stock at Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire as of February 17, 2015. If you wish to add any of these titles to your library or reference collection, make a note of the Order Number just before the price, and place your order at any time. Thank you, RAY

1. THE BUFFALO INDESTRUCTIBLE MALLEABLE IRON & STEEL TOYS - CHILDREN'S DELIGHT -- 1892 CATALOG, quality reprint, c1970, B&W illustrations, very good, wraps (softcover), Quality reprint of the original 1892 catlogue published by Gies & Co., Buffalo, New York., (Order No: 63293 ), $14.50

2. IVES, BLAKESLEE & WILLIAMS CO., MANUFACTURERS - IRON TOYS, WOOD TOYS, TIN TOYS, GAMES AND NOVELTIES - CIRCA 1893, L. C. Hegarty, Coalport, PA, (1965), B&W illustrations, 144pp, good, wraps (softcover), Reprint of a scarce catalogue. A number of the pages had to be found and reproduced in facsimile., (Order No: 63684 ), $30.00

3. A SHOWING OF PAPER DOLLS AND OTHER CUT-OUT TOYS FROM THE COLLECTION OF WILBUR MACEY STONE, The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, (1931), B&W illustrations, 28pp, very good, wraps (softcover), The story of an exhibit held at The Newark Museum December 7, 1931 to February 29, 1932., (Order No: 62411 ), $15.00

4. Ayers, Dottie & Harrison, Donna (compiled by), ADVERTISING ART OF STEIFF: TEDDY BEARS & PLAYTHINGS, Hobby House Press, Cumberland, MD, 1991, B&W and color ill., 127pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 087588363X, (Order No: 2415 ), $7.50

5. Ayres, William S., THE WARNER COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN TOYS, Warner Books, New York, (1981) 1st ptg, B&W and color ill., 255pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0446976326 Organized by type and keyed to color photographs, over 500 different cast-iron, wood, tin, steel, and paper toys are classified and described by maker, age, decoration, dimensions, materials, and mechanisms., (Order No: 29814 ), $5.00

6. Bagdade, Susan and Bagdade, Al, COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN TOY TRAINS, Wallace-Homestead Book Co., Radnor, PA, (1990) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 234pp, good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0870695320 "Tells the story of the U.S. toy train industry, starting with its history.", (Order No: 42440 ), $7.50

7. Bell, R. C., THE BOARDGAME BOOK - WITH FIVE FOLD-OUT SHEETS LAID IN, The Knapp Press, Los Angeles, CA, (1979), color illustrations, 160pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) in very good+ slipcase, ISBN 0895350076 This book has over eighty games of skill and chance, with rules and diagrams. Every game is arranged so that it can be played on the open page. Prepared so the reader can trace the 5,000 year old story of man's fascination with boardgames., (Order No: 56337 ), $20.00

8. Cadbury, Betty, PLAYTHINGS PAST: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO ANTIQUE TOYS, Praeger Publishers, New York, (1976), over 150 B&W illustrations, 96pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0275231909, (Order No: 5796 ), $7.50

9. Carlson, Pierce, TOY TRAINS - A HISTORY, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1986) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on dustjacket, ISBN 0060156147 Nice history of toy trains with chronologically ordered sections covering over 100 years., (Order No: 42439 ), $10.00

10. Carman, W. Y., MODEL SOLDIERS, World Publishing Company, New York, (1972) 1st Amer, 65 color plates, 80pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book is intended more for the 'non-combatant' collector and, therefore, includes a preponderance of the older antique and potentially antique figures., (Order No: 18520 ), $6.00

11. Carole, Smyth; and, Smyth, Richard, "PAILS BY COMPARISON" SAND PAILS & OTHER SAND TOYS - A STUDY AND PRICE GUIDE, Carole Smyth Antiques, Huntington, NY, 1996, B&W and color illustrations, 168pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A great nostalgic look at these hard to find collectibles., (Order No: 51771 ), $55.00

12. Carr, Mrs. John M., THE CALL OF KENTUCKY - DOLL DERBY PARTY - LOUISVILLE 1973, United Federation Doll Clubs, 1973, B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), United Federation of Doll Clubs, Inc., 24th Annual Convention, Louisville, Kentucky August 1-5, 1973 souvenir book loaded with great articles, photos, and advertisements., (Order No: 39012 ), $15.00

13. Carr, Virginia S., TOYBOX TALES: STORIES OF OLD DOLLS AND TOYS PHOTOGRAPHED IN CHARMING SETTINGS, Pruett Publishing Company, Boulder, CO, (1982) 1st ed, photos by Edward H. Leland, 145pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, ISBN 0871086239 The toys and dolls featured in this unique collection range in age from 30 to 100 years and are presented in life-like settings from the turn of the century period to the present day., (Order No: 54607 ), $12.50

14. Eaton, Faith (photographs by Nick Nicholson), THE MINIATURE HOUSE, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Pub., New York, (1991), 131 ill. incl. 65 in color, 167pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810936089 This lavishly illustrated volume presents some of the finest miniature houses from across Europe and the United States to show a variety of traditions and national styles., (Order No: 22596 ), $15.00

15. Fawcett, Clara Hallard, DOLLS - A NEW GUIDE FOR COLLECTORS, Charles T. Branford Co., Boston, (1964), B&W illustrations, 282pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Covers the fundamentals of doll collecting and the history of dolls from Antiquity to the Present. It will teach you how to collect, what to collect, and what to pay., (Order No: 438 ), $14.50

16. Fawcett, Clara Hallard, DOLLS: A GUIDE FOR COLLECTORS, H.L. Lindquist Publications, New York, (1947) 1st ptg, over 270 B&W ill., 194pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 3454 ), $4.50

17. Flack, Thelma and Flack, JoLeen, DOLLS! DOLLS! DOLLS!, n.p., n.p., c1975, B&W illustrations, good, wraps (softcover), some light wear, signed by the authors, (Order No: 30778 ), $10.00

18. Freeman, Ruth, AMERICAN DOLLS, Century House, Watkins Glen, NY, 1952, B&W illustrations, 100pp, very good, blue boards (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 1807 ), $5.00

19. Garratt, John G., MODEL SOLDIERS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, CT, (1972), B&W and color ill., 248pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0821204874 This book looks in detail at the history of the design of model soldiers and the styles of the famous designers. It describes the work of the great manufacturers of all countries, showing examples of their most intricate models and investigating methods and materials used. The author then looks at the major collectors and their collections., (Order No: 35342 ), $12.50

20. Gilbert, A. C. (with McClintock, Marshall), THE MAN WHO LIVES IN PARADISE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A. C. GILBERT, Rinehart & Co., Inc., New York, (1954) 1st ed, B&W photographs, 374pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Autobiography of the man who built The A.C. Gilbert Company, which was in the forefront on the toy and home appliance fields, with Erector, chemistry sets, American Flyer trains, Polar Cub fans, and many other products., (Order No: 5420 ), $50.00

21. Greenberg, Bruce C. (Edited by Christian R. Rohlfing), GREENBERG'S GUIDE TO LIONEL TRAINS: 1901-1942 - VOLUME II, Greenberg Publishing Company, Sykesville, MD, (1988) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 152pp, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0897781015, (Order No: 60917 ), $125.00

22. Hanauer, Elsie V., DOLLS OF THE INDIANS - A BOOK OF KACHINA EFFIGIES, A. S. Barnes and Company, New York, (1970), B&W illustrations, 128pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0498075362 This is the story of the religious ceremonies of the Hopi Indians, who still live in 20th-century Arizona in much the same way as did their ancestors., (Order No: 48361 ), $15.00

23. Hertz, Louis H., ANTIQUE COLLECTING FOR MEN, Galahad Books, New York, orig pub 1969, B&W and color illustrations, 416pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0883650452, (Order No: 4764 ), $6.00

24. Hillier, Mary (edited by) (planned by Marguerite Fawdry; research by Deborah Brown and Sarah Postgate), POLLOCK'S DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH DOLLS, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1982) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 223pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517549220 A work of reference for the doll collector, dollmakers and doll traders. It has been planned by Marguerite Fawdry, consultant to Pollock's Toy Museum, and edited by Mary Hillier, the well-known writer on dolls and toys., (Order No: 18370 ), $17.50

25. Hoke, Helen, THE FIRST BOOK OF DOLLS, Franklin Watts, Inc., New York, 1954 1st ptg, ill. by Jean Michener, 45pp, good+ w/lightly worn dustjacket (hardcover), "THE FIRST BOOK OF DOLLS tells the exciting story of dolls for grownups and for children from many lands and many ages.", (Order No: 36297 ), $8.50

26. Hooper, Elizabeth, ROYAL DOLLS, published by the author, Baltimore, MD, 1938, 8 B&W photographs, 12pp of text, very good, spiral bound wraps (softcover) signed by the author, (Order No: 17044 ), $15.00

27. Hopkinson, William P., TOYS AND BANKS WITH THEIR PRICES AT AUCTION, Rumford Press, Concord, NH, (1970), color illustrations, 50pp, very good, spiral bound stiff stock (wraps), Items illustrated ar 19th and early 20th century toys from the HOPKINSONS' MUSEUM OF DOLLS, TOYS and MINIATURES that was located in Tilton, NH. These toys were sold at auction by Robert Skinner in 1970 - prices that seem a real bargain today., (Order No: 45409 ), $14.50

28. Jacobsen, Carol L., A VERY SPECIAL PORTRAIT OF DOLLS - VOLUME III OF THE AUTHOR'S SERIES - PORTRAIT OF DOLLS, published by the author, Canonsburg, PA, (1977), B&W and color illustrations, 175pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 55165 ), $12.50

29. Jewell, F. Brian, MODEL CAR COLLECTING, Temple Press Books, London, 1963, B&W illustrations, 104pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The emphasis throughout is on mass-produced miniatures and the methods by which they can be converted into authentic replicas of individual cars by the average enthusiast, rather than upon the rare and exquisite products of craftsmen., (Order No: 52343 ), $7.00

30. Johl, Janet Pagter, MORE ABOUT DOLLS, H. L. Lindquist Publications, New York, (1946) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 309pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, "This book, the result of the keen interest expressed by so many collectors for more informative material about dolls after the publication of THE FASCINATING STORY OF DOLLS, presents much more detailed information than the first book.", (Order No: 55166 ), $7.50

31. Johl, Janet Pagter, STILL MORE ABOUT DOLLS, H. L. Lindquist Publications, New York, (1950) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 300pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "This book is a natural outgrowth of Mrs. Johl's two former works, THE FASCINATING STORY OF DOLLS, and MORE ABOUT DOLLS.", (Order No: 55167 ), $7.00

32. King, Constance, Eileen, THE COLLECTOR'S HISTORY OF DOLLS, Bonanza Books, New York, (1981), over 430 B&W & 30 color ill., 608pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517348012 "The most complete study available of the historical development of the doll, traced in relation to the social context of the lives of the child owners.", (Order No: 5911 ), $9.50

33. King, Constance E. (in association with Christie's), ANTIQUE TOYS AND DOLLS, Rizzoli, New York, (1979), B&W and color illustrations, 256pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847802787 Following an introductory chapter on early toys and dolls, there are full and meticulously researched chapters on: the Toy Horse; Tin Toys; Optical Toys and the Model Theater; Dolls in Adult Form; Child-like dolls; Soft toys and the Miniature World; Board Games and Jigsaw Puzzels; Toy Animals and their Settings. Useful appendix., (Order No: 55017 ), $10.00

34. Lechler, Doris Anderson, ENGLISH TOY CHINA, Antique Publications, Marietta, OH, (1989), color illustrations, 216pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0915410613 A guide to collecting and selected British toy china., (Order No: 60008 ), $12.50

35. MacLaren, Catherine B., THIS SIDE OF YESTERDAY IN MINIATURE, Nutshell News, La Jolla, CA, (1975) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) signed by author, Eye-Walking Tours at miniature worlds including: exteriors, interiors, contemporary craftsmen, shops and merchandise, buildings, palaces, and much much more., (Order No: 25856 ), $15.00

36. McClinton, Katharine Morrison, ANTIQUES OF AMERICAN CHILDHOOD, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, (1970) 1st ed, 380 B&W illustrations, 351pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Chapters cover: costumes, books, furniture, dishes, needlework, games, etc., (Order No: 1405 ), $5.00

37. McCollough, Albert W., THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BUDDY "L" TOYS: A GREENBERG GUIDE, Greenberg Publishing Co., Sykesville, MD, (1982), B&W and color illustrations, 157pp, good w/chipped and stained dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, ISBN 0897780094 CONDITION NOTE CONTINUED - A good copy internally with some slight waviness to some pages due to a dampstain on dustjacket. No pages ever stuck, and no problems, just not what I would like to offer, but a hard to find book. Dustjacket has chips and watermark staining., (Order No: 63545 ), $175.00

38. McCollough, Albert W., THE NEW BOOK OF BUDDY "L" TOYS - VOLUME I, Greenberg Publishing Co., Sykesville, MD, (1991) 2nd ed, B&W and color illustrations, 190pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover) BOTTOM CORNERS BUMPS SEE NOTE, ISBN 0897781279 CONDITION NOTE CONTINUED - The copy was hit in shipping to us. The bottom front corners of the boards are bumped (rear more so than front). And also the first 20 pages +/- also were bumped on the lower corner. Otherwise, if not for the bump this copy would have been very good+., (Order No: 63546 ), $185.00

39. McCollough, Albert W., THE NEW BOOK OF BUDDY "L" TOYS: VOLUME II, Greenberg Publishing Co., Sykesville, MD, (1991) 2nd ed, B&W and color illustrations, 192pp, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0897781287, (Order No: 63547 ), $150.00

40. McComas, Tom and Tuohy, James, LIONEL: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE AND HISTORY - VOLUME II: POSTWAR, TM Productions, Wilmette, IL, (1976) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 138pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 61277 ), $15.00

41. McLaughlin, Eve, COSTUME DOLL MAKING - THE LAROUSSE CRAFT SERIES, Larousse & Co., Inc., New York, (1975), B&W and color illustrations, 120pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0883320711, (Order No: 58774 ), $5.00

42. Mills, Winifred H., and Dunn, Louise M., THE STORY OF OLD DOLLS AND HOW TO MAKE NEW ONES, Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., New York, 1940 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 234pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "This is the first book to combine the fascinating story of dolls through the ages with practical instructions as to how to make dolls of all kinds for use today.", (Order No: 55164 ), $7.50

43. Morton E. Converse and Son, MORTON E. CONVERSE AND SON - TOYS - WINCHENDON, MASSACUSHETTS - 1912 CATALOGUE (REPRINT), B&W illustrations, 125pp, fine, spiral bound wraps (softcover) offset reprint, Little is found of the toy industry in Winchendon. This offset reprint of the 1912 catalogue shows what was made in "Toy Town.", (Order No: 63924 ), $30.00

44. Munzing, Robert, LGB - GLEISPLAN-BUCH 0026 - 101 GLEISPLANE FUR KLEINE UND GROBE LGB-ANLAGEN - [LGB TRACK PLAN BOOK], West Germany, (1980), B&W and color illustrations, 152pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover) light corner bumps, ISBN 3980032507, (Order No: 63521 ), $50.00

45. Noble, John (color plates by Peter Reinstorff; foreword by Dorothy, Elizabeth, and Evelyn Coleman), A TREASURY OF BEAUTIFUL DOLLS, Hawthorn Books, Inc. Pub., New York, (1971), B&W and color illustrations, unpaginated, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), In this handsomely illustrated volume John Noble presents a sensitive and exquisite study of his lifelong fascination with dolls, particularly those of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries., (Order No: 39546 ), $10.00

46. O'Brien, Marian Maeve, THE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO DOLLHOUSES AND DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES, Hawthorn Books, Inc., New York, (1974), over 230 B&W ill., 213pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0801514045 Part I - Dollhouses, Part II - Dollhouse miniatures, antiques, reproductions and modern. Lavishly illustrated offers a panorama of miniature houses and all the tiny objects that go in them. Franklin 8195., (Order No: 5777 ), $7.50

47. O'Brien, Marian Maeve (photographs by Sam Taylor; drawings and scaled plans by Nancy Ovedovitz), MAKE AND FURNISH YOUR OWN MINIATURE ROOMS, Hawthorn Books, Inc., New York, (1976), 150+ B&W ill., 32 color ill., 225pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 080154808X Complete instructions and scaled plans are provided for building twelve miniature rooms, vignettes, cycloramas, and dioramas, as well as their furnishings: an Art Deco clubroom, an Art Nouveau bedroom, a private theatre, a turn-of-the-century garden party, an antebellum parlor, and a 1930s corner drugstore are just a few of the projects with illustrated directions., (Order No: 17425 ), $6.00

48. Ottenheimer-Sammlung, Peter, SPIELZEUGAUTOS 1890-1939, Denys Ingram Publishers, London, (1984), absolutely wonderful photos, 168pp, very good, black cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0907724043 Astounding collection of printed tin toy automobiles. Captions in English, German, and French (pictures are in English!). Foreword in German. A beautiful toy car book., (Order No: 5579 ), $75.00

49. Pauli, Robert; Edmunds, Henry; LaVoie, Roland; Sattler, James; Friedman, Robert; and, Greenberg, Bruce C., GREENBERG'S PRICE GUIDE TO LIONEL TRAINS: 1901-1942, Greenberg Publishing Co., Sykesville, MD, (1983) 3rd ed, B&W and color illustrations, 199pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0897785029, (Order No: 60916 ), $30.00

50. Perelman, Leon J., PERELMAN ANTIQUE TOY MUSEUM, Wallace-Homestead Book Co., Des Moines, IA, (1972), color illustrations, very good, spiral bound stiff boards, Hard boards, spiral bound, 24 color plates with descriptions of items illustrated opposite the plates. A unique documentary of the unusual toys that were to be found in this collection of mid-nineteenth century toys., (Order No: 23692 ), $6.00

51. Punchard, Lorraine May, PLAYTIME KITCHEN ITEMS AND TABLE ACCESSORIES - PRICE GUIDE LAID IN, Published by the author, Bloomington, MN, (1993) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 179pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), "This book is designed for collectors of children's play things. It is the author's intention that the following chapters will help identify kitchen items and table accessoriess that they may have in their collections.:" Chapters include: Cooking Pots and Pans; Spice Sets and Canister Sets; Kitchen Ceramics and Glass; Kitchen Utensils; Kitchen Accessories; Serving Pots; Table Flatware; Table Accessories; Table Glassware; Metal Dishes; US Invention Patents; US Design Patents, Bibliography., (Order No: 47223 ), $25.00

52. Remise, Jac & Fondin, Jean, THE GOLDEN AGE OF TOYS, Edita Lausanne, (div Time-Life), (1967), B&W and color illustrations, 252pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) in good+ slipcase owners name, (Order No: 3575 ), $30.00

53. Revi, Albert Christian (editor), SPINNING WHEEL'S COMPLETE BOOK OF DOLLS, Galahad Books, New York, (1975), B&W illustrations, 279pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 088365332X Some of the best articles from the Spinning Wheel magazine. Contents include: American dolls, English dolls, French dolls, German dolls, rare and unusual dolls, pincushion dolls, contemporary dolls, doll's houses, and paper dolls., (Order No: 5790 ), $7.50

54. Ruble, Ann, THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS - COLLECTIONS IN MINIATURE, Boynton and Associates, Inc., Clifton, VA, (1984), great color illustrations, 152pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0933168411 Author was editor of Nutshell News. Illustrations (over 300) are from that publications exclusive photo archives., (Order No: 5768 ), $7.00

55. Schiffer, Herbert F. and Schiffer, Peter B., MINIATURE ANTIQUE FURNITURE: INCLUDING DOLL HOUSE AND CHILDREN'S FURNITURE FROM THE UNITED STATES AND EUROPE, Livingston Publishing Co., Wynnewood, PA, (1972) 1st ed, over 300 photographs, 265pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870980491 Over 300 color and black and white photographs present a unique essay on children's and dolls' genuine antique handcrafted furniture. Refers the reader to and invites comparison with similar pieces in other specialized works on antique furniture. Emphasis is placed on certain items whose regional characteristics are dominant., (Order No: 5287 ), $15.00

56. Seeley, Mildred and Seeley, Vernon, HOW TO COLLECT FRENCH FASHION DOLLS, HPBooks, Inc., Tucson, AZ, (1985) 1st ptg, over 150 color ill., 144pp, very good, wraps (softcover) faint cover wear, ISBN 0895864258 Includes fashion-doll history, makers, costumes and bodies., (Order No: 18377 ), $25.00

57. Selfridge, Madalaine, WENDY AND FRIENDS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO A FASCINATING HOBBY, published by the author, Escondido, CA, (1969), B&W illustrations, 92pp, good+, sprial bound (softcover) inscribed by the author, A wide collection of dolls., (Order No: 39016 ), $20.00

58. Selfridge, Madalaine; and Cooper, Marlowe, DIMPLES AND SAWDUST: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO A FASCINATING HOBBY - VOLUME I, published by the authors, n.p., (1967), B&W illustrations, 73pp, good, spiral bound (softcover), Contents of this volume includes: American Twentieth Century; Babies; Celluloid; Characters; China; French; German; Composition and Papier Mache; Miscellaneous, American Doll Artists, Bodies, Fulper, Lenci, Kruse; Parian; Unmarked French; Unmarked German; Wax; Wooden., (Order No: 39017 ), $20.00

59. Smith, Patricia, CROSS INDEX & VALUE GUIDE TO... PATRICIA SMITH'S DOLL BOOKS, Collector Books, Paducah, KY, (1979), 129pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0891451099 "Modern Collector Dolls I, II, III, ; Antique Collector Dolls I, II; Standard Antique Dolls; Standard Modern Doll; Armand Marseille Dolls; Kestner and Simon & Halbig Dolls; Alexander Dolls; Shirley Temple Dolls and Teen Dolls.", (Order No: 32464 ), $35.00

60. Symons, Harry, PLAYTHINGS OF YESTERDAY: HARRY SYMONS INTRODUCES THE PERCY BAND COLLECTION, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, (1963), B&W and color illustrations, 96pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A pictorial and descriptive record of the Band collection, but also of the development of both playthings and play in Canada from the early Indian and Eskimo cultures, through French, Loyalist and western settlements, to the urban and rural ways of the early 1900's., (Order No: 39545 ), $10.00

61. Tierney, Tom, GREAT FASHION DESIGNS OF THE SIXTIES - PAPER DOLLS IN FULL COLOR, Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, NY, 1991, color illustrations, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486268977 32 Haute Couture Costumes by Courreges, Balmain, Saint-Laurent and Others., (Order No: 53392 ), $5.00

62. United Federation of Doll Clubs, Inc., SILVER ANNIVERSARY CONVENTION SOUVENIR BOOK, United Federation Doll Clubs, Lincoln, NE, (1974), B&W illustrations, 206pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), Souvenir book published in conjunction with the club's 25th convention. Impressive collection of photographs, articles and ads., (Order No: 39013 ), $20.00

63. von Boehn, Max (translated by Josephine Nicoll; note on puppets by George Bernard Shaw), DOLLS AND PUPPETS - REVISED EDITION, Charles T. Branford Company, Boston, MA, (1956) rev ed, B&W and color illustrations, 522pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), First published in Germany in 1929, and then in England in 1932, this 1956 edition stands by itself as an inexhaustible source of information about the entire history of dolls and puppets., (Order No: 39035 ), $25.00

64. von Wilckens, Leonie, MANSIONS IN MINIATURE: FOUR CENTURIES OF DOLLS' HOUSES, The Viking Press, New York, (1980), over 300 B&W and color ill., 252pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670454109 "This book is a progression from house to house and room to room to see objects that surrounded the people of yesteryear, everything that ladies, gentlemen and children required to 'live according to their station'.", (Order No: 5769 ), $12.00

65. Waugh, Carol-Lynn Rossel, PETITE PORTRAITS: ORIGINAL MINIATURE DOLLS BY CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN DOLL ARTISTS, Hobby House Press, Inc., Cumberland, MD, (1982), B&W and color illustrations, 200pp, good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0875881904 Original miniature dolls and teddy bears in media from porcelain, wood, cloth and wax are found in this informative and comprehensive guide. Over 450 distinctive black/white photographs and gorgeous color section illustrate in great detail the creative work of 52 American doll artists., (Order No: 27503 ), $5.00

66. Waugh, Carol-Lynn Rossel, TEDDY BEAR ARTISTS - ROMANCE OF MAKING & COLLECTING BEARS, Hobby House Press, Inc., Cumberland, MD, (1984), B&W and color illustrations, 204pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0875882269 The artist-made Teddy Bear is one of today's hottest collectibles. This book documents the work of 66 of the most outstanding Teddy Bear artists., (Order No: 50577 ), $6.00

67. Williams, Guy R., THE WORLD OF MODEL CARS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1976) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 208pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) light corner bump/wear, ISBN 039911694X This book reviews the whole range of model cars and some other wheeled and tracked vehicles, both individually and mass-produced., (Order No: 3934 ), $12.50

68. Woodcock, Jean, PAPER DOLLS OF FAMOUS FACES: VOLUME II - ENCYCLOPEDIA AND PRICE GUIDE, Hobby House Press, Cumberland, MD, (1980), 561 B&W plates, 234pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0875881695 The scope of this book can be shown by the chapter divisions: Pre-1900; 1900-1929; The 1930's; The 1940's; The 1950's, 1960's and 1970's; Fictional Characters; Trademark Paper Dolls; Political Cartoon Paper Dolls; Novelties; and Original Paper Dolls by Contemporary Artists. In addition a few additional celebrity paper doll books have been added to the coverage of Volume I of this book., (Order No: 11859 ), $15.00

69. Zarse, Robert and Trumm, Eldon, ERTL AND TOY TRACTORS, published by the authors, 1983, B&W illustrations, 196pp, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60579 ), $45.00

70. Zeske, Mark (and the staff of Beckett Racing & Motorsports Marketplace), RACING DIE-CAST COLLECTIBLES: THE INDUSTRY'S MOST COMPREHENSIVE PRICING AND CHECKLISTS OF DIE-CAST CARS, Beckett Publications, Dallas, TX, (2000), color illustrations, 256pp, very good, wraps (softcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 1887432817 Action Performance - Hot Wheels - Racing Champions - Revell - Winner's Circle., (Order No: 61989 ), $7.00

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