Little Big World: Collecting Louis Marx and the American Fifties

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Jeffrey Hammond s "Little Big World: Collecting Louis Marx and the American Fifties "is the story of a middle-aged man s sudden compulsion to collect the toys of his childhood: specifically themed playsets produced by the Louis Marx Toy Company. Hammond never made a conscious decision to become a collector of any kind, so he was surprised when his occasional visits to web sites turned into hours spent gazing at, and then impulsively purchasing, the tiny plastic people and animals in the Civil War set, the Fort Apache set, ...

Little Big World: Collecting Louis Marx and the American Fifties 2010, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9781587299100

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