Birthday Doll

This turn-of-the-19th-century children’s story has been lovingly cut and edited to fit into our little rose-colored book. In 1908, Ethel C. Dow wrote the original text, entitled Diary of a Birthday Doll. I was captivated by the marvelous pen and ink drawings by Louise Clark Smith, many of which we were able to use. A bisque doll’s own story, told in first person as the doll tries to win the love of new owner, a little girl who really wanted a doll whose eyes would close. Who says dolls have no feelings? Rose book cloth. The front, back cover and spine are gold stamped. Marbled end papers in blues and rose. 1 1/8" tall, 48 pages. $24.00.


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