Books primarily about dolls or dollhouses, also puppets.
Impunity Jane, The Fairy Doll, The Story of Holly and Ivy, Candy Floss. Coloured plates and numerous black and white drawings by Baynes. A nice opportunity to have all these books, by a well known illustrator.
Two doll creatures were brought to life and then discarded by the Smith twins, one a little green man made of an honesty pod and other green things, the other a paper doll called Arabella. They became fast friends as they tried to save the twins. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD
Stearns' tale of the mechanical doll is "a subtle parable of art and reality".
Pretty pictures of all sorts of dolls to love. Note: This book has been sold.
Sian's dollhouse had so many lady dolls, but no men dolls, until Curly the sailor arrived on the scene. The last of Godden's doll books gives a boy doll a voice.
Ever assertive, Flora comes down from her attic on Christmas Eve and greets Santa Claus, who asks her to fill in for a missing Christmas present. But what to wear? All goes well, and, as always, Flora finds a loving child. Note: This book has been sold.
How to do it book with many photos and simple patterns. Note: This book has been sold.
Arabella, a rather straight laced raffia garden doll, comes to live with Lucy and her Aunt Phebe. She wants to be useful in the colourful garden, but with the wind and the animals, it's a rough life. It may be better to be a doll after all. NOTE: This book has been sold.
One night, poor little Bonnie mouse was pushed out of the flowerpot in the basement where her family lived, so she went on an adventure and found Mary's toy mouse house. At last Mary had mice to watch who moved and squeaked! Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD
A reproduction of the original handlettered hand-coloured book, this retains the charm of the heroine, a stumpy little doll from Deerfield who longs for adventure. Bangwell Putt has one memorable night at a ball in the Museum in New York. Note: This book has been sold. As well as another early boxed Bangwell Putt recently, we love this book and try to keep it in stock.