BarbieŽ doll licensed products were introduced to the market place in 1961. This encyclopedia, a 20-year project by the authors, documents the beginning through 1971. Over 1,100 color photographs will surely delight both the novice and experienced collector. Twelve chapters cover 96 categories including furniture, materials, musical toys, paper, playsets, promotions, sewing, structures, time pieces, transportation, displays/dressed boxed dolls, and vinyl products. This user-friendly book features color coded chapters and categories, accessory lists, product facts, original product advertising, along with a thumbnail reference, quick identification, and value guides. Fifty-two licensed companies are represented with many cross-collectible categories such as My Merry, Whitman paper dolls, Thermos-King Seeley, Ben Cooper, Dell Comics, and American Greeting.