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Magic Show - Small Boy Wearing Top Hat Presenting a Magic Valentine Trick Valentine Couple Hiding under Mechanical Umbrella
Price: $10.00
Price: $12.00
Magic Show - Small Boy Wearing Top Hat Presenting a Magic Valentine Trick Valentine Couple Hiding under Mechanical Umbrella
Small Boy Wearing Top Hat Presenting Couple Hiding  under Mechanical Umbrella
Mechanical Valentine Girl with Baby Carriage - Come for a Ride? The Jointed Paper Doll Family by Carolyn Chester, Jean’s Young-Lady- Sister, April 1913
Price: $14.00
Price: $20.00
Mechanical Valentine Girl with Baby Carriage - Come for a Ride? The Jointed Paper Doll Family
Mechanical Valentine Girl with Baby Carriage The Jointed Paper Doll Family Series by Carolyn Chester was found in The Woman’s Magazine in 1913.
Set of Mechanical Valentines - Girl Polishing her Nails, Boy Brushing his hair. Is this a Valentine Date? Valentine -Two Mechanical Bonnet Girls with Dresses, Bowes and Secret Messages
Price: $20.00
Price: $20.00
Set of Mechanical Valentines - Girl Polishing her Nails, Boy Brushing his hair. Is this a  Valentine Date? Valentine -Two Mechanical Bonnet Girls with Dresses, Bowes and Secret Messages
Girl polishing her Nails, Boy Brushing his hair. Valentine -Two Mechanical Bonnet Girls with Dresses
Uncut Lion Paper Toy Kitchen Klenzer Circus 1932 The Dancing Chinaman—An Amusing Cut-Out 1909, A Jointed Paper Doll
Price: $25.00
Price: $25.00
Uncut Lion Paper Toy Kitchen Klenzer Circus 1932 The Dancing Chinaman—An Amusing Cut-Out 1909, A Jointed Paper Doll
Unpunched premium for Kitchen Klenzer by Fitzpatrick Bros. Inc - Lion. An uncut 9 ½” x 14 ½”newspaper comic sheet with a jointed paper doll to cut and construct.
Mechanical 'Copper' #14 Looking Tough on Valentine’s Day - I want to COP your Heart Uncut Zebra Paper Toy Kitchen Klenzer Circus 1932
Price: $25.00
Price: $30.00
Mechanical 'Copper' #14 Looking Tough on Valentine’s Day - I want to COP your Heart Uncut Zebra Paper Toy Kitchen Klenzer Circus 1932
Mechanical Copper #14 Looking Bad Ass on Valentine’s Day Zebra - Kitchen Klenzer by Fitzpatrick Bros. advertising premium cut out.
Mechanical Valentine Magician with Parrot is trying a Trick with Monkey and Mice Embossed Die-cut Paper Toys - Wild Animals - Lion Family & Hyaena
Price: $35.00
Price: $35.00
Mechanical Valentine Magician with Parrot is trying a Trick with Monkey and Mice Embossed Die-cut Paper Toys - Wild Animals -  Lion Family & Hyaena
Mechanical Valentine Magician An intricately detailed little group of embossed die-cut card stock toys.  Includes a lion, lioness and two cuts, who appear somewhat docile with a nearby dish of milk.  It also includes a less then docile  hyeana who has presumably grabbed meat from the wagon.   c1900.  Light wear. The lion measures 4 1/2” x 3”.
Walt Disney StudiosMickey Mouse Waddle Book: The Story Book with Characters that Come Out and WalkApplewood Books.Bedford, MA.1992 Peterli rat! c1890s German Lotto Style Counting Game c 1900
Price: $35.00
Price: $40.00
Walt Disney StudiosMickey Mouse Waddle Book: The Story Book with Characters that Come Out and WalkApplewood Books.Bedford, MA.1992 Peterli rat! c1890s German Lotto Style Counting Game c 1900
unpaginated. Illustrated applied hard cover, color illustrated end pages, black and white and color illustrations by Walt Disney Studios, color punch out characters for Mickey Mouse, Tanglefoot, Pluto, and Minnie Mouse (Mickey Mouse has been removed). An exciting story of the new horse, Tanglefoot, that Mickey and Minnie  buy. They accept a bet that he can beat Farmer Goat's horse 10 1/4" x 7 3/4". Mickey Mouse character punched out and not included A 10” x 13” boxed game with applied litho label.  It is Peterli rat! – Lustiges Gesellschaftsspiel fur grosse u. kleine Kinder (social game for children young and old). c1900.
Who Knows? A Scripture Game. Published by Milton Bradley Co. Springfield, MA. Susie Goes Shopping, Lowe #5803. Lowe. 1958
Price: $40.00
Price: $40.00
Who Knows? A Scripture Game.  Published by Milton Bradley Co. Springfield, MA. Susie Goes Shopping, Lowe #5803. Lowe. 1958
Scripture Game of WHO KNOWS by Mrs. J. A. Thurber 1869. Biblical parlor game. The front cover states that it is a "Fun Folio [that] contains all these things -- Play coins and bills, Wonder Slate and stylus, Illustrated Story 'n Fun Book, Do-It-Yourself Toys, and a Wipe off Magic Window on the back cover." There are three booklets, or rather small activity books included are "A-MAZE-ing Fun", "Puzzles to Do ", and  "Pencil Games are Fun!" There are two pages of un-punched out pieces that make a merry-go-round that turns. And some uncut money bills and coins. The folio has two interior pockets to store all these pieces. This is Lowe # 5803. There is some slight cover wear. The three booklets are stapled together. The wonder slate is no longer functions as the surface material has cracked over time. The left interior pocket has an intact tear on it. The punch out pages are missing one piece. Measures 12" x 10 1/2".
New England Botanic Medical & Surgical Journal. Semi-Monthly. Calvin Newton, M.D., Editor and Proprietor. Vol. III. No. 9. Worcester. Printed by Henry J. Howland. 1849. Divided Proverbs, A new, Amusing, and Instructive Game for Everybody, But Especially Intended for Teachers and Students of the English, German, French and Spanish Languages. Published and for sale by The Phonographic Institute, Cincinnati, O. Copyright
Price: $45.00
Price: $45.00
New England Botanic Medical & Surgical Journal.  Semi-Monthly.  Calvin Newton, M.D., Editor and Proprietor.  Vol. III. No. 9. Worcester.  Printed by Henry J. Howland. 1849. Divided Proverbs, A new, Amusing, and Instructive Game for Everybody, But Especially Intended for Teachers and Students of the English, German, French and Spanish Languages. Published and for sale by The Phonographic Institute, Cincinnati, O.   Copyright
New EnglandBotanic Medical & Surgical Journal.  Semi-Monthly.  Calvin Newton, M.D., Editor and Proprietor.  Vol. III. No. 9. Worcester.  Printed by Henry J. Howland. 1849. 2 sets of cards--each printed in 4 languages. Set 1 is the first half of the proverb; Set 2 contains the conclusion to the proverb.
Three Little Pigs Cutouts. Whitman Publishing.Racine Wis..1939 Boxed Set - Metamorphic Round Art Deco Playing Cards
Price: $50.00
Price: $50.00
Three Little Pigs Cutouts. Whitman Publishing.Racine Wis..1939 Boxed Set - Metamorphic Round Art Deco Playing Cards
6 card stock pages with punch-out characters and accessories.  No narrative except for brief directions on placement,, etc. All characters self-standing with side easels. Indoor and outdoor scenes with the 3 little pigs, their mother and the Big Bad Wolf. Measures 8 3/4" x 9 3/4". . A complete deck of 52 circular playing cards.  The image on the back of the card is metomorphic--when held in one position it depicts a women with a large neck shawl; when rotated 180 degrees it depicts a woman in a large brimmed hat.  The face of the card depicts the suit at center with a border decor of alternating face value and suit.   Housed in a circular box with felt top.  Received on December 29, 1932 from W.V.C. penned on underside of the box.  Cards are 3" in diameter. Light to moderate wear.
Henderson’s Boots and Shoes Adv. Premium “Red School House” Paper Cutout School w People Play Set c1910. My Smallest Doll's Room - Fishery Seaside German c1930
Price: $60.00
Price: $75.00
Henderson’s Boots and Shoes My Smallest Doll's Room
Henderson boots and shoes advertising premium, advertising premium, red school house shoes, paper play set, vintage paper doll An uncut four fold paper doll set and it's original envelope. Made in Germany 10305.  In the uncut state measures 3 1/4" x 13 1/2".
Uncut Playset - Six Kut-up Toys – All Mechanical, illustrated by Medford Thorne. Fisherman, Sawyers, Pin-wheel, Elephant, Duck Rocker, and Tiger and Monk. Copyright 1930 Set of 5 Die-cut Alpine Figures with Horse & Donkey Decorated for a Festival c1900
Price: $75.00
Price: $75.00
Uncut Playset Set of 5 Die-cut Alpine Figures with Horse & Donkey Decorated for a Festival c1900
Six heavy card stock mechanical toys in a paper wrapper.  Kut-up Toys, All Mechanical  for Boys and Girls, New, Novel, Durable by Mechanical Kut-Up Toy Co., Manufacturers, Los Angeles, CA. 5 different embossed die-cut Alpine figures dressed in festival attire.  All appear to be poised to dance. The women in dirndl skirts and the men in lederhosen all adorned with flowers
The Big Book For Peace Book Cover, Illustrated by Maurice Sendak as a Jigsaw Puzzle. My Smallest Doll's Room - Fishery Seaside German c1930. ..
Price: $75.00
Price: $75.00
 The Big Book For Peace Book Cover, Illustrated by Maurice Sendak as a Jigsaw Puzzle.  My Smallest Doll's Room - Fishery Seaside German c1930. ..
A 10 1/2" x 8" wooden jigsaw puzzle with applied litho depicting the cover of The Big Book for Peace. Printed signature at base, Maurice Sendak '89.  Two tips of one piece lacking.  Discoloration right lower margin An uncut four fold paper doll set and it's original envelope. It is the Furnished Fishery with Several Dolls for Dressing and nice toys for same. It is one of six different designs for the My Smallest Doll's Room.  Made in German.  In the uncut state measures 3 1/4" x 13 1/2".  The two fold scene has six "slits" for placement of the dolls, their costumes and accessories.  Includes a boy and girls  transporting fish from the shore. 3 costumes plus accessories and twofold shore scene.   Most likely from the 1930s.  This is a scarce item.
4 Bizarre appearing Infant Toddler Embossed Die-cut Victorian Scraps Group of 9 Gouache Wentzel (?) Paper French Infantry Soldiers 1870s
Price: $85.00
Price: $115.00
4 Bizarre appearing Infant Toddler Embossed Die-cut Victorian Scraps Group of 9 Gouache Wentzel (?) Paper French Infantry Soldiers 1870s
Four (4) different 6" embossed die-cut Victorian scraps of infants or young toddlers.  Each with a different flowing gown.  Three of the four hold objects. One is in a high chair with the tails of the gown tucked under the legs of the chair.  What makes these items particularly unusual is the maturity of their faces and the deep set eyes.   REverse is blank. Nine (9) gouache paper soldiers Believe to be French Infantry Soldiers. c1870s. Most like printed by F. Wenzel
McLoughlin Bros. Game of Bear Hunt Board 1870 Hank Hart Pals on Our Farm. New York,Animated Book Company,1944 . ..
Price: $125.00
Price: $125.00
McLoughlin Bros. Game of Bear Hunt Board 1870  Hank Hart Pals on Our  Farm. New York,Animated Book Company,1944 . ..
The front has an applied label depicting a bear and cubs in the woods with a hunter in the tree. Diorama-style children’s book with ten (10) die-cut movable animals A 11 1/2" x 9' ” heavy card stock fold-out diorama-style barnyard scene. Includes ten (10)  different easel back, mechanical animals, each with a printed verse. They are Wooley the Sheep, Gobbie the Turkey, Dobbin the Farm Horse, Hissie the Goose, Gruntie the Pig, Shep the Dog, Rex the Pony and Mooey the Cow, plus a die-cut donkey with a duck and a goat with a chicken. Complete. . Wear from handling, intact tear at base of fold-out.
My smallest doll's room - Furnished Nursery with several dolls for dressing and nice toys for same. In six different designs. Germany, c1930s. . .. My Real Doll House, with Cut-Out and Stand-Up Illustrations and Colored Lithograph. Saalfield Publishing Company.Akron, Ohio.c1910
Price: $125.00
Price: $125.00
My smallest doll's room - Furnished Nursery with several dolls for dressing and nice toys for same. In six different designs. Germany, c1930s.. .. My Real Doll House, with Cut-Out and Stand-Up Illustrations and Colored Lithograph. Saalfield Publishing Company.Akron, Ohio.c1910
An uncut four-fold paper doll set with its original envelope. It is the Furnished Nursery with Several Dolls for Dressing and nice toys for same. It is one of six different designs for the My Smallest Doll's Room. Made in Germany 10300. When uncut measures 3 ¼” x 13 ½”. The two fold scene has six "slit marks" for placement of the dolls, their costumes and accessories. light toning on envelope My Real Dollhouse is an activity book where each page when cut out and properly folded makes one room of the doll house. Along with the directions the following rooms are included the Kitchen, the Garden, the Play-Room Circus, the Living-Room, the Nursery, the Dining Room. The rooms are wonderfully charming colored lithographs depicting scenes in each room. The covers There are no dolls with this book. Measures 13" x 10". Heavy edge wear. The covers themselves are soiled and partially detached and the back cover has a section that is fully detached. The interior pages are fully detached, and the direction sheet is toned and brittle due to age. The rooms themselves have some edge wear and  are tone, and cut out. There are crease marks where they were folded in order to make them stand, and in some cases there are slight tears along these folds.
The Three Bears Model Cut-outs. England: Philmar Lt., c1930s. Copyright M1/3234. Little Leprechaun Valentine Mechanical Marionette Toy - Raphael Tuck
Price: $135.00
Price: $175.00
The Three Bears Model Cut-outs. England: Philmar Lt., c1930s. Copyright M1/3234. Valentine Marionette - Leprechaun
A 12" x 10" litho on heavy stock folio. Includes four (4) sheets to cut and construct according to instructions published throughout. Addition pieces on the back cover. Light wear. Very Good.. An 11" x 9" embossed die-cut mechanical marionette paper toy by Raphael Tuck & Sons. Ltd.
Unpunched Boxed Set - Puppet Parade - “The most Fascinating and Beautiful Toy in Existence”, Reed Toy 1943 Neues Carricaturen Spiel [New Caricatures Game]. .Germany.1870
Price: $200.00
Price: $250.00
Unpunched Boxed Set - Puppet Parade - “The most Fascinating and Beautiful Toy in Existence”,  Reed Toy 1943 Neues Carricaturen Spiel [New Caricatures Game]. .Germany.1870
An 18” x 12” x 1 1/2” box containing “ Puppet Parade - The  most Fascinating and Beautiful Toy in Existence” A Reed Toy, Paper Products Division,  Electric Coproration of America,  Copyright 1943.  The set includes A t22” high x 25” wide x 18” deep Puppet Parade Stage with 12 different acts and scenery for each.  The 25 characters include The Terrific Trio, Mr. . and Mrs. Bones, Pete and Repete, Midnight Masters, Comrade Borscht, Han ‘n Eggs, Smoothie Smith, Shirley Screech, Professor Discord, Madame Lotta Song, Honeybelle Lee and Henry Highpitch..  Lacking one sheet - Honeybelle Lee and Shirley Screech., otherwise complete including promotional paper wrap on box.  Some wear.   There is also an instruction sheet for assembly and narratives regarding the characters and a play.  The characters  as designed in various forms and would be of interest to those who collect mechanical paper.  Some have articulated joints, others movable eyes, “3-d” bodies, etc.  Quite a charming set. A 15 1/2" x 12" hand-colored lithographic German board game with anthropomorphic characters. Originally illustrated by Jakob Schmitt some time between 1820-1830, this is a reprint on thick board from around 1870. There are are forty-one (41) numbered squares, half of have characters in them. Square #41 is the large drawing in the center that depicts anthropomorphic characters at a banquet. There are instructions at the bottom, in German.. Minor edge wear and toning due to age.
Morality Wooden & Litho Jigsaw Puzzle- Anthropomorphic Dog and Fox. n.d. c1860s 7” Watercolor paper doll w 15 handmade costumes. C1900. ..
Price: $275.00
Price: $300.00
Morality Wooden & Litho Jigsaw Puzzle- Anthropomorphic Dog and Fox.  n.d. c1860s 7” Watercolor paper doll w 15 handmade costumes.  C1900. ..
An 8 1/2" x 13" hand finished litho on wood jig-saw puzzle with a six )6) vignette morality lesson  discussed by an anthropomorphic dog and fox.  Printed in French. Matted and framed. Lovely well executed young women paper doll dressed in a slip, black stockings and a hair bow.  Costumes with a wide array of design elements and style.  Includes one tissue paper dress – the remainder are watercolor.  Includes all of the fashion of the day including a middy dress with bloomers, sailor dress, pleated and flounced dress with bead decoration, dress with geometric design and pleats, one with a pinafore, lace color and ruffled base and many others. .
Boxed Set - Early Litho Puzzle Blocks or Cubes- Bizarre Imagery - Children Trampled by Animals & Children at War. ..c1860s Mechanical Lotto Cards. ..
Price: $325.00
Price: $375.00
Boxed Set - Early Litho Puzzle Blocks or Cubes- Bizarre Imagery -  Children Trampled by Animals & Children at War. ..c1860s Mechanical Lotto Cards. ..
A 7" x 4 1/2" x 2"  litho on wooden box with sliding top.   Includes 15 six-sided cubes to create the puzzles.  Includes five (5) litho sheets illustrating the puzzle.  Additionally, the box cover has the sixth puzzle.  Five of the six are images of children either being trampled by farm animals or children with weapons, as though perhaps pretend "war"...  Box wear; minor wear on cubes. . Each card from a French lotto set has four (4) mechanical parts, that move to reveal the lotto numbers. Great whimsy.Measures 5 ¼” x 8 5/8”.  Light edge wear.
Our Peepshow. Ernest Nister.London.1897 Boxed Set - Au Bon Marche - Vehicles with Children Les Enfants en Voiture (4 Equipage Varies)
Price: $400.00
Price: $450.00
Our Peepshow. Ernest Nister.London.1897 Boxed Set - Au Bon Marche - Vehicles with Children Les Enfants en Voiture (4 Equipage Varies)
Unpaginated. Introduction by F.E. Weatherly. c1897. Three (3) double page pop-ups including Neddy’s Friends (farm scene), Bunny-kin Town, and Wild Indians. The first scene has creases in donkey's head and dog leashes at fold. Second (center) pop-up detached (pulled away from staples) from book, but present. Cover and edge wear from handling. Light warping on cover. Measures 7" x 7 1/2". A 4" x 6 1/4"  box with applied litho label.  It includes four (4) different easelback litho on card carts being pulled by animals.  The carts are designed to "seat" (paper slates on reverse) two (2) children each.  There are a total of eight(8) children. Can be arranged in any order.   Each cart with animals approx. 5 1/2" long.
Collection of 20th Century Paper Dolls used in Fashion Advertising to Children Directly. .United States.1917-1996 Paper Doll Family -- No. 1. McLoughlin Bros..NY.1875-76
Price: $575.00
Price: $725.00
Collection of 20th Century Paper Dolls used in Fashion Advertising to Children Directly. .United States.1917-1996 Paper Doll Family -- No. 1. McLoughlin Bros..NY.1875-76
In the 1880s companies saw a way of reaching a wider audience by creating advertising material that was directed towards a young audience. The hope was that children might help to direct their parent's spending habits. By the early 1900s, advertisers had perfected this technique and had come up with a wide variety of paper games and toys meant to attract a child's attention. One such paper toy that was used by advertisers was paper dolls. With the combination of cheap printing and a surge in the popularity of paper dolls, manufacturers of all kinds of household goods took advantage by using them to promote their wares. The fashion and clothing industry in particular used this to great effect, as these ads were designed to mainly target young girls, and encourage them to desire to dress like their favorite paper doll. This collection consists of 11 items (25 dolls) of advertising paper dolls. Below is a brief description of the items within the collection. Dandyline Company Paper Doll (1917) The Dandyline Company, based in Chicago, IL, made dresses for young girls in the early 1900s. It then sold them to retail stores across the country along with an advertising paper doll. While the two dolls in this section are extremely similar, they are slightly different. This is mainly seen in the details of the yellow dress they are both wearing. The back of the doll had a space for the retail store to print its name and address.  This is the "Little Sister" series and includes two dolls and 14 costumes. Note the gender specific objects being held by the costumes. The back of each out had a Lot No. so that one could order the exact outfit. The two stores on the back of the dolls in this collection are E. M. Devine in Philadelphia, PA, and Hirsch D. G. Co. in Decatur, IL. 2 Dolls + 13 outfits, CUT, Measures 7" x 2 1/4" (Doll) FA Quality Family (c1920) During the 1920s a company by the name of FA Quality Trimmings, which sold various ribbons and trimmings meant to accent clothing, started a line of dolls called the FA Quality Family. It was a set of 4 dolls- Mother, Sister, Betty, and Buddy (Buddy is missing from this collection) with three outfits each.  On each sheet is the advertising phrase: "These cut out dolls serve two purposes; to amuse the children and to give you the style suggestions designed by experts." 3 UNCUT SHEETS (3 dolls + 9 outfits), Measures 7 3/4" x 5" Stories and Fashion (1934) Like the title suggests, this 16 pp. black and white booklet contains both paper dolls and short stories. Published by Mabley & Carew, a prominent department store in Cincinnati, Ohio, its goal was to help sell the clothing available at its store. The book contains six dolls: Mary, Tommy, the twins Betty & Bobby, Billy and Baby Jane. Beside each outfit is the price and department store floor in which it can be found on. The stories in this booklet are: The Little Boy and the Brook, My Fairy, and the Baby Stuart. Cover is detached. 6 Dolls + 10 outfits with accessories, UNCUT Booklet, Measures 7 1/2" 5 1/4" Miss Sunbeam Paper Doll Set (1949) Sunbeam Bread used their Miss Sunbeam doll to not only encourage the purchase of their baked goods, but also as a mean of selling their "Simplicity Printed Patterns". These sewing patterns allowed mothers to recreate the dresses Miss Sunbeam wore for their daughter. Next to each outfit was a product code that correlated to a specific sewing pattern. There are two pages for this item, the first page, with the doll, is in color, while the second page is in black and white. This would allow the child to have even more fun with the toy by coloring in the outfits. These two sheets are stapled together. 1 Doll + 9 outfits with accessories, 2 UNCUT SHEETS, Measures 12" x 8 3/4" Miss Sunbeam Paper Doll Set (c1950) The same paper doll as mention in the previous item, but with new outfits, mean for a new season. These outfits, along with the product code also gave an age range. Additionally this version had a teddy bear paper doll as well. 1 Doll + 9 outfits with accessories, 2 UNCUT SHEETS, Measures 12" x 8 3/4" Gibbs Kids Paper Dolls (c1950) Produced by Gibbs Underwear Company, based in Philadelphia, PA, Gibbs Kids was a series of paper dolls intended to help local retailers sell their clothes. The doll featured is the "10 year old Sister", and it showcases 4 outfits. What is unique about this item is not all the outfits paired with the doll are made or sold by Gibbs. Additionally, on the back of the sheet is a stamp that says "Compliments of Paperdoll Gazette, Shirley Hedge, Editor, Route 2, Princeton IND. 47679" 1 Doll + 4 outfits, 1 UNCUT SHEETS, Measures 12" x 9" Carter's School Wise Cut-Ups (Sept 1952) Printed in the September 1952 issue of McCall's, a monthly American women's magazine that ceased publication in 1992, was a printed ad for Carter's. Carter's was a clothing store for children selling clothes from 'cradle through school'. This ad features two dolls, a Big Sis, and a Baby Sis, each with their own outfit. The ad speaks directly to the child stating that their outfits mean that "Daddy saves dollars galore!" 2 Dolls + 2 outfits, 1 UNCUT SHEET, Measures 13 1/2" x 5 1/4" Pretty as Picture (1961) In a children's magazine, entitled 'Jack & Jill', a paper doll was printed for Vogue Patterns, a company that sold patterns for fashionable clothes. This doll was designed by Betty Jaxon and was meant to capitalize on the Easter holiday. In two sheets, a doll named Jill (there are two version of the same doll, each in a difference stance) is surrounded by colorful, fashionable outfits. Each outfit has the pattern number printed on its tabsThe Pretty as a Picture sheet was a store give-away, the second sheet is a proof presumably for future designs. 2 Dolls + 10 outfits with accessories, 2 UNCUT SHEETS, Measures 14" x 10 1/4" (Larger sheet) Bendel's Cut-Out Dolls (1962) Henri Bendel was an innovator when it came to high end luxury fashion and his boutique shop in New York City soon became a beacon of luxury for the cities elite. He also was a strong proponent fashion-centric illustration, and since paper dolls are a natural progression of that he soon had several books of them that he used to sell his clothes. The item is a 12 pp. booklet with paper wraps. The cover is an illustration of a cut out sheet of paper dolls. The book includes three (3) paper dolls and four (4) pages of outfits. The reverse of the page provides a narrative description, sizing information and pricing for each of the paper doll costumes. There is even an introductory note in the beginning of the book that asks the children not to cut out the dolls until mother has ordered the desired outfits. 3 Dolls + 21 outfits with accessories, UNCUT Booklet, Measures 9" x 7" Vind Garn Til Vinterens Dolls (1966) Published in Familie Journalen, Denmark's longest running weekly family and women's magazine (it was started in 1877), are two paper dolls. The advertisement is for Dale Crepe, a yarn company in Europe. The dolls are meant to help selling knitting patterns, and each sweater is a pattern you can purchase. There is a both a boy and girl doll, each with fours knit sweaters, and at least one knit hat and pair of mittens.  In Danish. 2 Dolls + 8 sweaters with accessories, 2 UNCUT SHEETS, Measures 13 1/2" x 10" Look Book Holiday (1996) This advertising pamphlet was aimed directly at both young boy and girl fashionistas. This is evident even in the title, as a 'Look Book' is a collection of designs compiled to show off a style or clothing line. Even the names of the outfits advertised in this accordion folded pamphlet are titled to reflect that. Such as "Glamor Girl", "Updated Classics", and "Long, Lean Look". Published for the holiday season by The Children's Place, an American specialty retailer of children's apparel and accessories since 1969. It comes with two dolls, a boy and a girl with several outfits each. The pamphlet is printed in color and is double sided. As such, it is impossible to cut out both dolls and all the outfits from the same pamphlet. 2 Dolls + 13 outfits with accessories, UNCUT, Measures 5" x 3 1/4" (folded), 26" x 5" (unfolded) To view this collection, please click on the following link: https://goo.gl/photos/XwvcVTTJih1xvwYr7 . A set of six (6)  paper dolls created from embossed die-cut scraps with textured paper skirts, trimmed in lace paper. Housed on original backing.  Title reads "Paper Doll Family -- No. 1. Captions below each include Susie, Charley, Rosey, Harry, Lilly and Willie.   Dolls and stands affixed to card with string ties.   Reverse is blank.   Each doll is approximately 5 1/3 " tall.  The card measures 12 1/2"x 9 3/4". Pictured in 'Those Fascinating Paper Dolls", Marian B. Howard, pg. 193.  Note some of the names on the set from the 1875-76 McLoughlin catalog are different. .
Eugen Reichenbach. Lustige Gesellschaft. Theo Strosfer.Nurnberg.1894 The Gipsey's Last Legacy, or New Pack of Fortune Telling Cards. Edward Wallis.London.1806
Price: $950.00
Price: $950.00
Eugen Reichenbach. Lustige Gesellschaft. Theo Strosfer.Nurnberg.1894  The Gipsey's Last Legacy, or New Pack of Fortune Telling Cards. Edward Wallis.London.1806
Unnumbered pages.  Cloth on board with applied chromolithograph . Eight (8) rhyming stories, each accompanied by a changing view picture puzzle.  All mechanisms functioning.  Few changing view pages pulled away from text block. Measures 12 3/4" x 10" .. Applied label on marbled slipcover. Image of courting couple and fortune-teller.  Comprises 24 fortune-telling cards, 12 marked for ladies, and 12 for gentlemen, each of the two sets with an accompanying card containing five questions to ask the fortune-teller.  Question cards lacking replaced with facsimiles of the originals.  Women's questions include What your husband is to be. Where you will see your intended the first time. What the gentman will be doing the first time you see him.  What you like best. What you will do after you are married.  Each card measures 5 1/4" x 3 1/4". .
Lucius Tuttle & Helen H. Morris 2 hand made Card Games Created by Children - The Game of Birds & The Game of Animals. .New Haven, CT area..1888
Price: $950.00
Lucius Tuttle & Helen H. Morris 2 hand made Card Games Created by Children - The Game of Birds & The Game of Animals. .New Haven, CT area..1888
Two (2) small handmade card games with  paper slip cases.Created in pencil.  Both sets are complete. The message on the first set reads Helen from Ray Xmas 1888 Game of Animals Played Like Authors.  It includes 46 cards each ordered  A-N, each card has a number at top and lists different animals and the number of cards in that letters group or set.  The animals are grouped by family or region. The top animal on the card is underlined.  The letters identifying the cards do not relate to the animal names. Letter L- Baboon, Monkey,  Gorilla; Letter B - Polar Bear, Walrus, Seal.  Cards measure 2 1/2" x 2". The message on the second set reads The Game of Birds invented by Lucius Tuttle on the front  and Helen H. Morris from Lucius Tuttle, Xmas 1888.  Dec. 25, 1888 on the reverse of the slip cover. This set includes a single fold instruction booklet.  Played like Great Battle Fields; Artists, Politics, etc. It lists the rules for play. Decorated covers.  t includes 40 cards organized in 10 groups of 4 ordered A-J.  Each card with a primary and 3 secondary birds.  Cards measure 2 1/2" x 2". Charming and dear..