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This wonderful collector's book features illustrations of over one hundred dollhouses from Europe and America, plus several hundred furniture items including some from Japan. The houses and furniture date from the 1880s to the 1980s and are displayed in over 750 color photographs. Houses shown fully furnished are complete with accessories. Companies whose products are pictured include Christian Hacker, Converse, Tynietoy, Gottschalk, G. & J. Lines, Tri-ang, Renwal, Marx, Mother Goose Toys, Rich Toys, Keystone, Stirn & Lyon, Amersham, Pit-a-Pat, Meccano, Built-Rite, Brumberger, Mason & Parker, Menasha Woodenware, Rock & Graner, and many others. In addition, an extensive chapter presents dollhouses and furniture made of cardboard and paper. Many vintage advertisements are included, as well as illustrations relating to the display of dollhouses and values for all items shown. This invaluable reference will delight dollhouse collectors worldwide.
About the Author
This marks Dian Zillner's eleventh book for Schiffer Publishing. Other related books include American Dollhouses and Furniture From the 20th Century, Furnished Dollhouses 1880s-1980s, Antique and Collectible Dollhouses and Their Furnishings, and Toy Buildings 1880-1980, the last two titles written with co-author Patty Cooper. A retired librarian, Dian lives in Colorado.