First edition, first printing. This copy is the deluxe 'ultimate limited edition' published for Barbie's 50th anniversary. Publisher's original hot pink cloth with white stamped titles to the spine and upper board. In solander box. Illustrated on every page with beautiful glossy photographic plates accompanied by quotations about Barbie, style, and fashion from celebrities and makers. With a foreword from the president of Mattel, Richard Dickson. Containing Barbie and Ken masks which remain unremoved and intact. A beautiful fine copy, the binding square and tight, the cloth bright and clean. The contents are entirely clean throughout and free of previous owner's marks. Complete with the pink and black cloth covered solander box which has white stamped titles to the spine and upper board, and a glossy Barbie photographic print onlaid on the upper board. The box is in very near fine condition, with a few tiny, faint marks to the upper board and slight shelfwear to the bottom edges.
This boldly eye-catching, very large format book packed with fashion photography-style images of Barbie provides a glamorous, kitsch, tongue-in-cheek celebration of the world's most stylish doll.
Stock code: 17111