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1 Ackert, Helen O. A COLLECTOR'S RESOURCE THROUGH POST CARDS OF OUR ANTIQUE DOLLS
Dekalb, Illinois. Ackert Enterprises. (1976). First edition. Signed by the author, her husband, Max, and the book's photographer, their son Robert. Hardcover. A corner crease to front free endpaper, light bumping to the upper corner tips, a one-inch square stain to lower edge of four pages, else very good plus in blue cloth; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with mild wear to extremities. Quarto. 
Picture and address side of each of the 56 cards reproduced in full-color. Avid doll collectors, the Ackerts opened the Chicago Doll Hospital in 1949. In 1970, they began photographing their favorite dolls, and sent them out as post cards. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Colton, Harold S. HOPI KACHINA DOLLS: With a Key to their Indentification
Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, (1964). Revised edition, reprinted. Hardcover. Owner signature on front fly, otherwise a very good plus copy in a price-clipped dust jacket with a small label mark on the front panel, moderate edgewear at top and faint coffee ring stain at rear. 
Tall octavo. A survey of the designs, traditions and indentifications of 266 Hopi kachinas. 150 pages, bibliography, indexes, 8 color photographs, 33 halftones and 330 drawings. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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MISS HAPPINESS AND MISS FLOWER, Godden, Rumer; Primrose, Jean, illustrator
3 Godden, Rumer; Primrose, Jean, illustrator MISS HAPPINESS AND MISS FLOWER
New York: The Viking Press, (1962). Second printing. Tall octavo. Hardcover. Very good: bump to lower cover edge, owner's bookplate to front free endpaper, dust-soiling to top edge, mild splaying to covers, mild soiling to page edges; in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with a very short closed edge tear to lower front panel. 
A gift of two Japanese dolls from her Great-Aunt Lucy changes eight-year-old Nona's life. Superbly illustrated with b&w intext drawings, full-page color paintings, illustrated endpapers, front cover device, and dust jacket by Jean Primrose. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 Hooper, Elizabeth AMERICAN HISTORICAL DOLLS
Baltimore: Privately Printed, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Top page edges foxed, minor dust soiling, else very nearly fine in white boards with gilt cover titles; in the original age-toned tissue dust jacket that is somewhat chipped and worn. 
Small octavo. [44] pages; museums and bibliography. A photo-illustrated selection of fifteen American Historical Dolls. Includes the first doll brought to America in 1607, the oldest doll in the US, "Polly Sumner", "Hitty", "Jenny Lind", "Nina", etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Jacobs, Flora Gill THE DOLL HOUSE MYSTERY
New York: Coward-McCann, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a very good dust jacket that is faded at the spine. 

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6 Lewis, Mary E.; in collaboration with Dorothy Dignam THE MARRIAGE OF DIAMONDS AND DOLLS: Including the History of American Bridal Customs
New York: H.L. Lindquist Publications, (1947). First edition. Hardcover. The faintest suggestion of wear to the extremities, else this is a fine copy in cream cloth stamped in gilt with devices and lettering to both front cover and spine, on coated stock; in a dust jacket that exhibits some fading, mild edgewear and rubbing. 
Both a Bride's Magazine-endorsed history of bridal fashions, jewelry and customs, and a bound exhibit of Mrs. Lewis's remarkable collection of historical bride dolls. Generously illustrated with photographs of the dolls. A most appealing oddity. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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