The original designer of Josef Originals, Muriel Joseph George, is introduced for the first time through family photographs and interviews with family members. This book gives valuable insight into the life and times of this talented artist through written historical accounts depictions of her work. Josef Originals have long since been favored by collectors as they explode with color and sparkle with life. Unique designs of dogs, cats, people, and more are featured throughout this book, making it a wholly enjoyable collector's guide. This is new information Josef enthusiasts have been seeking for years. Over 600 color photos of 850 figurines made from the 1940s to the 1980s, an informative text, descriptions, and current value ranges provide the reference no figurines collector can be without.