Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 13th printing. Very good book. Free of former owner writing. Illsutrated. Very good, non price clipped ($2.50) mylar protected jacket. Small chips and wear to edges. * (this book is in our possession. We ship most books six days a week and will confirm with tracking number for domestic orders or customs number for non domestic) *; 8vo.
Very Good. 0397000278 This book has a clean hardback cover and dust jacket with minor shelf-wear on edges and corners. Front dust jacket inside flap has spot where sticker was removed. Binding is tight and square. Interior pages are clean and free from highlighting, pencil underlining, notes, or stains. Lippincott (June 1951), 126 p. Book is in stock and ready to ship same or next business day. Thank you for buying from Wado Books!
Drawings By Telka Ackley. Used Very Good. in Used Very Good. jacket. D/W has a little light shelf rubbing to edges and corners, now covered with a protective wrapper, book in orange cloth on board with black design and lettering, it also has very light rubbing to edges and corners. Internall tight and clean, packed with patterns and instructions on doll making.
This vintage book was written in 1938 by a popular doll maker who wanted to share her craft. Her dolls from that era are quite collectible and have many fans even today.
In a folksy, friendly style, she takes us step by step in constructing dolls from her patterns, included in the book. I made the larger old fashioned doll and she turned out darling. A few of the sewing terms used are dated, but easy to figure out. A couple of the instructional steps were a little unclear (and I am an experienced sewer) but again, fairly easy to figure out. I enjoyed the experience and resulting doll so well that I plan on making several more.
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