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"THE ROSE UNFOLDS"
RARITIES OF THE ROSALIE WHYEL MUSEUM OF DOLL ART
Volume One

An exquisite limited edition full color book detailing the history of dolls and doll collecting. Produced by the Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art, one of the world's finest doll museums, this massive volume is destined to become an essential resource for all collectors. Featuring more than 400 color photographs and spanning every collectors "favorite love" from antique to modern. The text, representing years of research by Curator Emeritus Susan Hedrick and Director Rosalie Whyel, relates what is known to date of these wondrous creations.

304-page full color hardcover: $79.95 US + shipping.

"The Rose Unfolds" may be ordered by calling the Museum at 425-455-1116.

 


"THE HEART OF THE TREE"
EARLY WOODEN DOLLS TO THE 1850S

We are pleased to announce the publication of an exquisite book that will be an essential resource for the serious collector, as well as a collectible in its own right.  The Heart of the Tree explores the incredible history of early wooden dolls as seen through the collection of the Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art as researched by Curator Jill Gorman and Director Rosalie Whyel.  Take a visual and historical peek at what childhood would have been like from the 1680s to the 1850s, from a time when the United States was not even the United States, to a decade before the Civil War.  Featured are rare and exceptional dolls and religious figures from Europe and the New World.

160-page full color hardcover: $49.95 US + shipping.

"The Heart of the Tree" may be ordered by calling the Museum at 425-455-1116.