The ultimate handbook for passionate Barbie doll collectors! Delve into the fun world of Barbie doll collecting with authoritative tips from A. Glenn Mandeville, Marl Davidson, Priscilla Wardlow and Gary Ruddell. How to determine the value of a Barbie doll, what to look for, how to accurately identify, where to buy and sell, and how to protect your collections are guaranteed to enhance your collecting skills and fun. 100 captivating color photographs. A treasure trove of Barbie doll information for the novice and experienced collector. 100 color photographs. 96 pages.
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A. Glenn Mandeville is regarded among doll collectors as an expert in identifying and appraising modern collectible dolls. He is regularly consulted by thousands of collectors internationally, thus having created a full-time business from his life long hobby of collecting modern dolls. He often lectures and presents slide programs on collectible and modern dolls, and has evaluated more that $3 million worth of collector dolls.
Well-known as a dealer and appraiser of dolls and toys, Mandeville owns an extensive collection that included Mattel's BARBIE dolls, Madame Alexander and celebrity dolls, as well as composition dolls, hard plastic dolls from the 1950s, and contemporary doll artist creations.
Mandeville is the author of Ginny...An American Toddler Doll. He is the author of a price guide to Kathe Kruse dolls, and co-author with John Axe, of The Celebrity Doll Price Guide and Annual in 1984, also published by Hobby House Press, Inc. His more recent books include The Golden Age of Collectible Dolls, and Contemporary Doll Stars, published by Hobby House Press, Inc.
Mr. Mandeville is founding president of the Delaware Valley Doll Club and a member of the Delaware Valley BARBIE O.N.E. and Orange Blossum BARBIE Club. He has served as Regional Director and chairman of Judges, Modern, for U.F.D.C., Inc. The author is a past president of the Madame Alexander Doll Club, and has served on their Board of Directors. In 1995, he authored the Alexander Doll's Collector's Price Guide, the definitive work on evaluating Alexander Doll Company, Inc., dolls.
Mandeville's expertise is reflected in his regular television, newspaper, and magazine reports on collectible and modern dolls. His column, "For The Curious Collector" is a regular feature in Doll Reader magazine. He is also a staff writer and pricing editor for BARBIE Bazaar magazine.
Currently residing in the Philadelphia area, Mandeville is presently working on more in depth writing projects, and coordinating a tour of nation-wide quality doll shows.
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Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808758848061.0
Descripción Hobby House Pr Inc, 1997. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110875884806
Descripción Hobby House Pr Inc, 1997. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0875884806