Dolls' Houses, Paperback


The earliest known dolls' house was made in Bavaria in the mid-sixteenth century.

Like most of those built in the following 250 years, it was designed not to be played with, but to be a perfect representation in miniature of a princely house, and to reflect the wealth of the owner.

Although children began to play with dolls' houses during the eighteenth century, they remained primarily made for adults.

It was only in the nineteenth century that they finally also became children's toys.

This book outlines the history of these intriguing little buildings, with illustrations of some of the finest examples ever created.




Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Halina Pasierbska

Also in the Shire Library series   |  View all