Books about Dolls and Toys

Nisbett, Jean: The Complete Dolls' House Book (8836)

Guild of Master Craftsmen 1st 1993
4to pb 176pp VG++ 710 gms
(Order reference 8836).

Here is the definitive dolls' house book - a complete treasure trove of glorious photographs and fascinating and practical expert knowledge about these captivating and collectable miniature houses.

T he four sections -the house, achieving the authentic look, other themes and practical work - include all the information anyone could wish for, from deciding on a style and choosing a house to how to fit the carpets and wallpaper and producing the finishing touches that make a dolls' house special and personal. There are also bibliographies and lists of mail order suppliers, shops and dolls' house and miniatures magazines in Britain and the USA.

The most popular period styles for miniature houses are featured, as well as stunning unusual themes, all illustrated by over 200 full-colour photographs showcasing the work of some of the world's top dolls' house makers and miniaturists. Nothing is omitted: an inexpensive fireplace kit and a perfect 1/12-scale replica of the Palace of Versailles will equally delight and inspire every dolls' house fan - and many others besides.