By Francois Theimer and Florence Theriault. A remarkable book about the most pivotal firm in doll history. The rise and fall of the French Jumeau family through six decades of the 19th century is a fascinating read for even the non-doll collector. For the first time, well researched technical chapters clearly mark the evolution of various models of the firm. Beautifully detailed color photographs teach the reader how to identify each. Also included are chronologies, early catalogs and advertising, and section on original costumes. This is the one book for everyone who collects and loves the Jumeau doll. 425 pages, 450 color photographs, hardbound. 8 ½" x 11".