The Ultimate Barbie Doll Book

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Krause Publications, Jul 10, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 280 pages
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Barbie swept into our lives in 1959 and grew up before our eyes. Now The Ultimate Barbie Doll Book sets the record straight.

&break;&break;This exciting new guide to America's fashion diva bursts with more color photos than any other book dedicated to Barbie.

&break;&break;Designing for beginning through advanced collectors, dealers and Barbie fans, this one-of-a-kind book clearly and chronologically identifies U.S.-issues Barbie dolls, friends and family.

&break;&break;Inside The Ultimate Barbie Doll Book you'll find:

  • &break;&break;1,000 U.S.-issued Barbies, friends and family from 1959 - 1995
  • &break;&break;Ken, Skipper, Francie, Midge and others
  • &break;&break;Complete detailed descriptions for each doll
  • &break;&break;All body and head markings when available
  • &break;&break;Head and full-view shots for easy identification
  • &break;&break;Model numbers and box dates
  • &break;&break;Coverage of series and limited edition dolls
  • &break;&break;Average issue prices for every doll
  • &break;&break;Current market values in two grades of condition
  • &break;&break;Index with extensive cross reference
  • &break;&break;1,800 full-color photos
&break;&break;Author Marcie Melillo sets this book apart fro mothers with meticulous attention given to accurate descriptions of clothing, accessories, hair color and style, and facial paint. She confirms body and head markings, as well as identifies arm and head molds.

&break;&break;Simple facts, striking photos and outstanding organization mark this comprehensive guide as the best ever. Your guesswork is over.

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