Plastic Playthings of the 1950's & 1960's, A Reference and Price GuideBook - 2000
More than 400 color photos illustrate this important reference and price guide to dolls from the postwar era. Baby boomers have come of age, and toys from the era of their childhood have experienced a tremendous surge of popularity. This full-size book includes background information on more than more than 50 companies manufacturing dolls during this time, from well-known firms like Mattel, Ideal and Madame Alexander to smaller, lesser-known producers. The cast of characters includes legendary dolls such as Barbie, Ginny, Tammy and Miss Revlon as well as film and television-based favorites like Shirley Temple, Patty Duke, The Flying Nun and Pebbles and Bam Bam. Author Michele Karl, collector and expert in the field, presents her extensive research and shares her enthusiasm for the vast array of dolls available during the 1950's and 1960's.
Publisher: Cumberland, MD : Portfolio Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2000
Branch Call Number: 745.5922 K1465B 2000
Characteristics: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm