THis is a Dover Publication book issued in 1977. There are 10 photographs of the finished dolls in their period costumes. The book is paperbound and is 90 pages.The back cover provides the following information on this book: 10 attractive dolls displayed on the covers of this book are designed to capture the prevailing fashions of the 19th century as reflected in paintings; drawings and photographs of the time. You can make them with the help of the step by step instructions and full size patterns contained in this book. This book contains instructions and patterns for making basic bodies; including variations such as sewing the bodies out of felt and adapting the body patterns for use with china heads. Each doll is then featured with special instructions and patterns for clothing and instructions for creating an authentic face and hairdo. Full page photographs of the completed dolls are included.Condition: Near New. No folded pages. No writing in the book. Edges are still smooth and clean.