Collector's Encyclopedia of American Composition Dolls 1900-1950

Collector's Encyclopedia of American Composition Dolls 1900-1950

by Ursula R. Mertz

Hardcover(Collectors)

$29.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781574323788
Publisher: Collector Books
Publication date: 05/28/2004
Edition description: Collectors
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ursula Mertz had been a doll collector since 1975, and composition dolls had become a full-time commitment. From 1976 to 1986 she had a repair business, specializing in parts restorations of compoition and other painted surface dolls. She had written numerous articles for major doll publications. She has since passed away.

Table of Contents

Dedication4
Acknowledgments4
Introduction4
New Discoveries4
Assisting with Identification4
How to Use this Book5
Three Most Often Asked Questions5
A Word About American-made Composition Dolls with Jointed Knees6
Composition Doll Collecting and the Internet7
Harriet Flanders, Creator of Little Cherub8
Gallery of Dolls9
Bibliography387
Index390
About the Author397

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