These five magazines are the January through May 1998 issues of Doll Crafter magazine. The condition is perfect and the clothing pattern included in each issue is still intact. The dolls are beautiful, lifelike, and made from porcelain and similar materials. One of the articles included is on using a paper mache material for creation. The articles are described on the covers. Each issue is about 110 pages of beautiful slick photography and detailed instructions on creation, dressing, painting, costuming, hair styling. Price on cover was $4.95 in 1998.