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American Family of the 1940s Paper Dolls Paperback – Dec 10 1992


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Dover Publications (Dec 10 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0486273369
  • ISBN-13: 978-0486273365
  • Product Dimensions: 30.8 x 23.4 x 0.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 200 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,027,430 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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By A Customer on Aug. 22 1999
Format: Paperback
I'm 11 and My grandma and I had a great time with this book. I liked the pretty clothes. we also got "American Family of the 30's". I highly recommend it!
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Amazon.com: 7 reviews
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Buy this now! Aug. 18 2007
A Kid's Review - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I am eleven and I really liked this book. I was recently at a used book sale and bought "American Family of the Civil War Era". I liked it, so I bought "American Family of the 1930s" and "American Family of the 1940s". The people of 1930 come permanently in swimsuits which my mom prefers over underwear. The only bad thing about this book is that you have to cut them out (they are not punched). They are worth it, though. If you are wondering which to buy I would tell you "American Family of the 1940s". That's my personal favorite because the three teenagers have such cool clothes.
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
I thought it was fun and educational Aug. 22 1999
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I'm 11 and My grandma and I had a great time with this book. I liked the pretty clothes. we also got "American Family of the 30's". I highly recommend it!
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Fun with Fashion Oct. 17 2006
By R. C. Luther - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I highly enjoyed this paper doll book. It's a great way to learn about fashion and history, in a fun and easy setting. I recommend this to anyone who would like a little taste of what people wore in the 40s.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Colorful Visual Reference Aug. 23 2007
By R. Moe - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I purchased several of Tom Tierney's historical paper doll sets to augment my family history projects. I have 150 years of family photos which are mostly in black and white, of course, so it's great to see the period clothing in detail and in color. The paper dolls will add so much to my research and my family's appreciation of the historical times and stories. Although I intend to keep the paper dolls uncut, they are printed on card stock which would be easy to cut and not tear apart if well-cared for.
Nice June 10 2013
By Linda L. Smith - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I really love this family paper doll set. So cool. Don't like the ideal of having to cut out everything. You get a lot of outfits in the book and it is a fun book.


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