For Sale Collector Doll Reference Books, shown on left,
searchable, type your keyword to find a resource. Other reference sources
are; Doll Reader magazines, doll articles, old mail order catalogs.
Below are some doll reference book cover photos,
descriptions, authors names, that may be
useful in a keyword search, many of the books are Out of Print and have
collector items themselves.
200 Years of Dolls,
book by Dawn Herlocher, Identification and Price Guide,
excellent reference resource of 275 doll
manufacturers antique to moden, many color photos, values, a DVD with 2,000 doll markings included.
Publisher by Krause Publications, 4th edition, 2009, 400 pages, paperback, retails $32.95.
1st Series book cover
Antique Collector Dolls to Modern Collector Dollsbooks by Patricia R. Smith, about fifteen books in both series, Ms. Smith is probably the most prolific doll book author, also books on
Madame Alexander, Effanbee, French dolls, Vogue Ginny, Shirley Temple and more, photos, descriptions of the dolls, companies that made them. Publisher?, various copyright dates beginning 1975, number of pages vary, Retail $??. All books are out of Print.
Arranbee Dolls, Identification & Value Guidebook by Suzanne
and Dennis J. Brevik, R & B Dolls that sell on Sight, 650 color photos,
descriptions, value guide. Publisher Collector Books, copyright 2003,
paperback, 224 pages, Retail $24.95. Out of Print??.
Barbie Closet book by Patricia
Long, price guide for Barbie
& Friends, Clothes Fashions, Accessories; 1959-1970, more
than 750 full color photo's, pricing for 4,000
accessories, what's unique to this book is that each
item is individually priced instead of as a complete
outfit. Publisher Krause Publications, copyright 1999, 350
pages, hardcover, Retails $34.95. Out of Print.
Volume I 1959-1967
book, Volume I 1959-1967, by Sarah Sink Eames, the complete history of the
wardrobes of Barbie doll her friends and her family with
Retails, $24.95, Publisher Collector Books,
hardcover, Copyright 1990-1999.
Volume II 1968-1974
book, Volume II, 1968-1974,
by Sarah Sink Eames, the complete history of the
wardrobes of Barbie doll her friends and her family with
values, 327 pages. Retails, $24.95, Publisher Collector Books, hardcover, Copyright
Volume III 1975-1979
Barbie Fashion book, Volume III, 1975-1979, by Sarah
Sink Eames, the Complete
History of the Wardrobes of Barbie Doll, her Friends, and her family with
values, 208 pages, 600 color photos; Fashions are Best
Buy, Fashion Originals, Superstar, Get-Ups 'N Go,
and International Issues. Available November
2003. Retails $29.95,
Publisher Collectors Books, hardcover, Copyright 2003. Now
Barbie in Japan book by
Keiko Kimura Shibano,
all about Barbie and
Francie 1960s fashions comparing the Japanese versions to the US
produced outfits, 144 pages, hardcover. Retails, $25.95. Publisher Hobby House Press or
Murat Caviale Inc.,
copyright 1994. Out of Print.
Francie by Joe Blitman
Francie & Her Mod, Mod, Mod, Mod World of
Fashion book by Joe Blitman, Francie doll fashions, price guide, 1967-1972.
Published by Hobby House Press, copyright 1996, 160 pages, paperback,
Retails $19.95. Out of Print.
Barbie & Her Mod, Mod, Mod, Mod World of
Fashion book by Joe Blitman, Barbie doll fashions, gift sets 1967-1972,
Published by Hobby House Press, copyright 1996, 240 pages, paperback,
Retails $26.95. Out of Print. (photo not shown)
1st Edition 1998
Skipper, Barbie Doll's Little Sisterbook by Scott Arend, Karla
Holzerland, Trina Kent, Identification and Value Guide 1964-1978,
1st Edition, Barbie dolls little
sister Skipper, also featuring 1967-1980 Tutti and Todd their tiny twin younger siblings.
226 pages, paperback. Retails, $19.95. Publisher Collector Books, copyright
1998. Out of Print.
2nd Edition 2010
Skipper, Barbie Doll's Little Sister book by Scott Arend,
Karla Hemingway, Trina Cottingham, 2nd edition 2010, new updated
book, includes 16 extra pages not in 1st book 1964-1978 Skipper and
1967-1980 Todd and Tutti. Publisher Collector Books, 242 pages,
copyright 2010, paperback, Retails $24.95.
16th Blue Book of
Blue Book of Dolls and Values, by Jan
Foulke, doll values from Antique to Modern, plus photos and descriptions.
Publisher Hobby House Press, paperback, copyright 2003, 356 pages, Retails
$29.95. Ms. Foulke has authored other books, China Doll Collecting,
copyright 1996, paperback, 95 pages, Retail $9.95. Doll Buying
and Selling, German Dolly Collecting books.
Encyclopedia of American Composition Dolls 1900-1950 book Volume I, by
Ursula R. Mertz,
Identification and values, 256 pages with 850
color prints identifying composition dolls from this era, hardcover. 1st
issue 1999, reissued 2006, Retail $29.95.
Encyclopedia of American Composition Dolls 1900-1950 book Volume II, by
Ursula R. Mertz,
Identification and values, 397 pages, filled
full of color prints identifying composition dolls from this era,
hardcover and a companion book to volume I. Copyright 2004, Retail $29.95.
Collectors Encyclopedia of Dolls book Volume I
(2,000 dolls), by Dorothy, Elizabeth and Evelyn Coleman, 1st edition, featuring
Identification, markings, a huge and valuable resource for Antique
dolls. Copyright 1968, hardcover, out of print.
Collectors Encyclopedia of Dolls book Volume II (3,000 dolls), by Dorothy, Elizabeth and Evelyn Coleman,
1st edition, featuring 1,266 pages. Identification, markings, a huge and valuable resource for Antique dolls
and a companion book to volume I. Copyright 1986, hardcover, out of print.
Collector's Encyclopedia of Half Dolls book, by Frieda Marion & Norma
Werner, 1979, Published by Crown Publishers, features 608 pages of information
about half dolls by Dressel & Kister, Goebel, Karl Schneider and others, with
black and white photos and some in color. Copyright 1979, Hardcover, out
of print, Retails ??
Guide to Ideal Dolls book by Judith Izen, 1907-1985 2nd Edition, featuring
350 pages, 750 photo's, Identification and values guide
Retails, $24.95. Also the author of American Character and Vogue Dolls.
Guide to Dolls of the 1960s-1970s book by Cindy Sabulis, Identification and values,
featuring; Chatty Cathy, Patti Playpal, Thumbelina, Krissy, Tressy, Liddle Kiddles, Ideal's Crissy & Harmony, Mattel
Rockflowers, Topper's Dawn, World of Love Dolls. 600
photo's, 50 original catalog pages, 280 pages, paperback.
Retails. $24.95. Volume II is now available, Nov. 2004.
Cloth Dolls 1920s-1930s book by Polly Judd,
Identification and Price Guide, Published by Hobby House Press, copyright 1990,
paperback, 256 pages, copyright 1990, Retails $12.95. Also the author of
Hard Plastic Dolls Volume I and II.
Doll Makers & Marks book by Dawn Herlocher, Antique Traders guide to
doll Identification and markings, tons of manufacturer's company profiles,
doll mold marks, lists of doll sizes and names and much much more, a huge
resource for collectors. Published by Krause Publications, copyright 1999,
paperback, 398 pages, retails $29.95.
Dolls of Jules Nicholas Steiner book by
Dorothy A. McGonagle, History, identification, many (80) color, black and white
photos, 240 pages, Publisher Hobby House Press, Inc., copyright 1988, 2nd
printing 1996, hardcover. In print.
Encyclopedia of Celebrity Dolls book by
John Axe, more than 1,500 dolls
identified, 1,069 photos, 750 biographies, 412 pages.
Retails $29.95, published by Hobby House press, hardcover, copyright
1983. Out of Print.
Encyclopedia of Bisque Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls Volume I; Identification &
Value Guide by Pardee, covers 1936-1947, cover not shown, 368 pages, 1,500 color photos,
published by Collector books, copyright 2003, paperback. Retails $??.
Encyclopedia of Nancy Ann Storybook Doll bookVolume II; Identification &
Values Guide by Elaine M. Pardee, cover shown, 400 pages, color photos, published by
Collector Books, copyright 2009, paperback. Retails $??. In Print
German Doll Encyclopedia
Marianne Cieslik, all about identifying German dolls, dates, marks, facts,
356 pages, published by Hobby House Press, copyright 1985,
hardcover. Retails $49.95 Out of Print.
German Doll Marks and Identification bookby Jürgen
and Marianne Cieslik,
183 pages of antique German doll marks, published by Hobby
House Press, copyright 1st edition 1986 or 2nd edition 2001, paperback. Retails $??. Out of
Hard Plastic Dolls Volume I, Identification & Price Guide book,
2nd Revised edition by Pam & Polly Judd,
Hard Plastic Dolls Volume II, Identification & Price Guidebook by Pam & Polly Judd,
Horsman Dolls 1865-1950book, by Don Jensen,
Identification guide, hardcover, 200 pages, many photos and descriptions, copyright 2002. Retail $
Horsman Dolls 1950-1990sbook by Don Jensen, 1950-1990s,
Identification & value guide, hardcover, 240 pages, many color photos and
copyright 2007. Retail $ 29.95.
Liddle Kiddle Dolls and Accessoriesbook
by Tamela Storm, Debra Van Dyke, 175 pages, Publisher Collector Books,
copyright 1986, paperback. Out of print.
Liddle Kiddles book by Paris Langford, also; Dolly Darling, Flatsy, Upsy Downsy, Totsy
Dolls1965-1971 Identification and Value Guide,
Publisher Collector Books, paperback, 237 pages copyright 1995, retailed $18.95.
Out of Print.
Modern Collectible Dolls Volume I; Identification
& Value Guide book by Patsy Moyer, several different book volumes beginning in
1997, published annually on various modern dolls. number of pages vary per book,
Published by Collector Books, hardcover. In print.
Ultimate Doll Book
by Caroline Goodfellow, 400 dolls from
the wooden peg dolls of the 18th century, adorable 19th
century bisque babies and 20th century cloth cartoon
characters, to ethnic and fashion dolls from Pierotti to Barbie. Published
by Metro Books, copyright 2001, 160 pages, hardcover,
retails, $24.95. Out of Print.