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Author Name    Paper Dolls Book “American Family of the Civil War Era Paper Dolls in Full Color” Tom Tierney

Title   Civil War Paper Dolls Vintage 1985 Book “American Family of the Civil War Era Paper Dolls in Full Color” by Tom Tierney UNCUT *****FIRST CLASS SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!*****

Binding/Type   Paper

Book Condition   Uncut & Near Mint

Size   9 & 1/4

Publisher, Location, Year Published   New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1985

Seller ID   Paper Dolls Civil War

Item: UNCUT Original 1985 “American Family of the Civil War Era Paper Dolls in Full Color” Tom Tierney Book. Beautiful as well as educational, this delightfully enchanting and informative Book contains an Introduction as well as meticulously researched accurate Biographical Information, and features Captioned Detailed Recreations of Period, Designer Ceremonial Clothing Fashions (Uniforms, Suits, Gowns, Casual Wear Attire, Accessories & more...) spanning the years 1861 thru 1865, authentically rendered by noted Illustrator, Tom Tierney


***“...Travel back to the turbulent Civil War era with an American family of nine paper dolls and a wonderful wardrobe of 36 authentic full-color costumes. This spirited family will capture your imagination as you dress them in beautiful, old-fashioned apparel. The paper dolls portray three generations - grandparents, Gregory and Ruth; parents Julia and Theodore; children Christine (16 years old), Richard (9), Kenneth (7), Annie (5); and Tom (Christine’s fiancé)...four sets of period attire for each doll - work clothes, day wear, winter clothes and wedding finery...stylish women’s fashions - crinolines, tightly stayed corsets, ankle-length pantalets, gingham day dresses, aprons for every activity (cooking, sewing, gardening, picnics, shopping), elegant satin and velvet outfits trimmed with ruffles, ribbons and flowers, an exquisite white silk wedding dress overlaid with Brussels lace, plus an array of accessories: hats, parasols, fans, shawls, muffs and more. Enjoy dressing the men in wool and denim work shirts, loose-fitting trousers, gaiters, Indian-style buckskin and dress finery - black wool frock coats, cutaway suits, silk waistcoats, brocaded satin vests, knee-high boots and top hats. Included are a Civil War uniform and period clothes for the children that echo adult modes...fascinating details about apparel, fabrics, accessories, hairstyles and more. Paper doll collectors, fashion culture historians and anyone interested in Americana will find this colorful family of 1860 and their true-to-life costumes an exciting way to re-create a dynamic era in America’s past...Introduction with plate-by-plate descriptions of dolls and costumes”


Date of Publication: Vintage - 1985 (1980s) Paper Dolls Book


Author/Designer: Tom Tierney


Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc. - New York


Total Number of Pages: 32 pages total, 18 of which are printed pages


Total Number of Color Plates Pages (printed on one side of each page only): 14


Total Number of Costumes/Outfits: Thirty-Six (36))


Total Number of Paper Dolls: Nine (9) (Grandparents Gregory and Ruth; Parents Julia and Theodore; Children: 16-year-old Christine, 9-year-old Richard, 7-year-old Kenneth, 5-year-old Annie, and Christine’s Fiancé Tom)


Size: 9 & 1/4"H x 12 & 1/4"W


Format: Paper-bound, Soft Cover


Condition:   Interior Contents - UNCUT & Near Mint; Exterior Covers - only light edge wear


Price = 24.99 USD

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