Antique Dolls and Bears
The Art of the Russian Matryoshka
Hardcover ISBN: 0972502718
Nesting one inside the other, wooden matryoshka dolls are a favorite toy in Russian homes and are collected by enthusiasts around the world. Illustrated throughout with color photographs, this volume tells the story of matryoshka production from the doll's first appearance in the toy making center of Sergiev Posad in 1899 through its contemporary interpretations by entrepreneurial artists. Each step in the manufacturing process from the cutting of logs through the final lacquering of the dolls is described in detail. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The Art of @barbiestyle
Hardcover ISBN: 1614285802
The Art of @BarbieStyle is a lively and charming volume showcasing hundreds of beautifully detailed and accessorized lifestyle images from the @BarbieStyle Instagram page, vividly illustrating the modern identity and unique point of view of Barbie, following her fun and fashionable adventures around the world with her Girl Squad. Featuring inspiring quotes from prominent fashion designers, models, photographers, stylists, editors, and global celebrities, and texts written by Barbie herself, presenting her a affirmation outlook on life, travel, and the importance of celebrating special times with good friends.
From the Collection of Deborah Neff
Hardcover ISBN: 1934435899
Collectors Encyclopedia of Barbie Doll Exclusives and More
Identification & Values
2nd Edition Hardcover ISBN: 157432134x
Collector Books is proud to release the second edition of this book, now including all Barbie exclusives produced and discovered by collectors since 1997. This all-in-one resource features over 1,800 vibrant color photos of Barbie exclusives with close-ups of each doll and descriptions. This encyclopedia includes the unusual and rare ultra-limited Jubilee series of dolls, the porcelain and vinyl dolls produced for Disney, the complete Barbie Festival collection, every national Barbie doll Collectors' Convention set, a spectacular collection of one-of-a-kind Barbie dolls auctions by Mattel for charity, and much more. 2002 values.
Handcrafted Fashions for 18-inch Dolls, All Made From Vintage Fabric
Paperback ISBN: 0762453729
Hankie Couture creator Marsha Greenberg’s expertise is transforming vintage pieces into one-of-a-kind doll fashions. Now you can make them too! Doll Couture is a stunningly original collection of fashions for 18-inch dolls?everything from dresses to pants and shoes?meticulously crafted from vintage handkerchiefs, table cloths, tea towels, laces, embroidered linens, pillowcases, table runners, and more. The book is a showcase of these exquisite fashions and includes 25 unique projects with instructions and patterns so you can recreate Marsha’s designs. It will inspire you to unleash your imagination in transforming your own treasured heirlooms or colorful flea-market finds into one-of-a-kind fashion ensembles.
Collectible & Crazy Fashions from the '70s & '80s
Paperback ISBN: 0764348124