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The History & Art of Googlies (Antique European Dolls) by Anita Ladensack

The History & Art of Googlies (Antique European Dolls) by Anita Ladensack

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The impish face with big side glancing eyes beguiles many doll collectors and antiques aficionados.

Author Anita Ladensack has researched an in depth history of the Googly dolls crafting a handsome book with nearly 324 color photographs. Marvel at the bevy of examples from the master European doll makers of antique googly-eyed dolls:

  • Kestner,
  • Gebruder and Ernst Heubach,
  • Armand Marseille,
  • Max Handwerck,
  • Kammer & Reinhardt,
  • Hertel & Schwab Hermann Steiner,
  • Goebel,
  • all-bisque and many more!

Lesser-known examples of French, Italian and English-connected Googlies also appear in photographs. The exaggerated eyes were meant to reflect the wide-eyed wonderment of a child.

If you love antique dolls you will need this book that lovingly chronicles the googly-eyed dolls.

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  • The History and Art of Googlies

    Anita Ladensack


  • Binding: Hard Cover

    Copyright: 2002

    Pages: 160

    Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

    Condition: New

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