Doll Houses and Miniatures

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1 Cole, Christopher Make Your Own Doll's House: a Practical Guide Showing How to Make the Building of Your Choice in Miniature
0442216181 / 9780442216184; This book tells you everything you need to know to build your own doll's house. It even has plans in the back that can be cut out and used. It begins with Planning, which includes choosing your house, the scale, materials, and designing the interior; Construction, which includes cutting it out, the front door, stonework, and making a staircase; Assembly; Painting and Decorating; Embellishments, such as banisters, curtains, doors, wall fittings, and Type of Roof. There are three appendices included. 76 pages plus plans in the back. There is minor to medium wear on the corners of the green cloth binding. At the top back corner there is what appears to be some black ink lines, about an inch long. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Van Nostrand Reinhold
New York, 1976, First American Edition
Hard Cover, Cloth
Very Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Boursnell, Clive; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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The Miniature House, Eaton, Faith
2 Eaton, Faith The Miniature House
0810936089 / 9780810936089; The most popular replicas made are miniature houses, which through the centuries have been carefully built, furnished with exquisitely wrought pieces, and peopled by fashionably dressed dolls. This volume presents some of the finest miniatures from across Europe and the United States to show a variety of traditions and national styles. It also includes a selection of miniature rooms from the Thorne Rooms in the United States and the Carlisle Rooms from England. Cloth bound in bright orange, the very bottom is slightly sunned. The jacket spine is sunned, with no other faults. Includes an index, list of illustrations, and bibliography. 131 illustrations, 65 plates in full color. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Harry N. Abrams
New York, NY, 1991, First Edition
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Nicholson, Nick; 
Price: 14.72 USD
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3 The editors Of Consumer Guide Miniatures
0517298953 / 9780517298954; This is an elegant gide through the land of dollhouses and shadow boxes, an exciting trip through the world of incredibly realistic furniture and accessories - all made in one-twelfth scale. The Table of Contents includes an introduction to this growing interest; The Scope of Miniatures, where your interest lies in terms of recreating a dream, making a miniature reality; Make Your Own Miniatures, which shows that with simple tools and either from scratch or kits, you can make any number of miniature furniture pieces. There is a chapter on Collecting Miniatures, Housing Your Hobby, and a section on Sources which includes organizations to join, periodicals, and books available on the subject; also included are craftspeople who have the materials you are going to need. The last chapter covers Miniatures-Techniques and Inquiries which answers all types of questions and teaches you techniques for decorating a room. 72 pages, beginning to yellow. The blue binding has light wear at the corners and both ends of the spine. There is also light wear at the top front edge. The jacket is worn at each corner and has some chipping at the top, front and back. There is also a 1" tear at the top. About 1/2" of the spine top, and about 1" of the spine bottom is missing from the jacket. There is also a tear in the middle of the spine about 3/4" long. The inside front flap has about 1/4" tear at the top. The tears have been repaired to the extent possible, and a protective cover has been placed over the dust jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Beekman House
New York, 1979, First Edition
Very Good in Fair dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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