LAMPEN, EG: Martha and Her Doll House: Boston to San Fransisco 1848 to 1852

Lampen, Elizabeth G. Martha and Her Doll House: Boston to San Fransisco 1848 to 1852. 2004. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#28412)

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A true story embellished considerably by Martha’s great-grand-niece. 49p. Extensively illustrated. Tells the story of young Martha Liscomb Macondray 1841-1934, the youngest daughter in the family of Capt. and Mrs Frederick William Macondray.

The doll house, still enjoyed to this day, was built in Paris in 1847, where Capt. Frederick William Macondray purchased it for his three daughters.

WEBER, S: Swedish Wooden Toys (Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts)

Weber, Susan; Ogata, Amy F. Swedish Wooden Toys (Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts). Yale University Press. ISBN: 9780300200751. Unmarked. Factory sealed. Very Good. Paperback. (#28350) $30.00

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Superbly illustrated. Looks at over 200 years of Swedish toys, from historic dollhouses to the latest designs for children. Featuring rattles, full-size rocking horses, dollhouses, and building blocks to skis, sleds, and tabletop games with intricate moving parts. 432p.