Little, Nina Fletcher.
Little by Little. Six Decades of Collecting American Decorative Arts.
New York E.P. Dutton: 1984.
The Littles were unparalleled trendsetters and a moving force in the world of American country and folk arts for some sixty years. This is the story of their unique collection and how they built it, piece by piece, trip by trip, deal by deal. Along the way they met or dealt with most of the major figures in the antiques and arts, and many unforgettable minor ones, and they tell many interesting stories about their journey. The text is illustrated with hundreds of fabulous color photographs of pieces from their collection.
Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 292 pages, color and b/w illustrations, dj. A very nice copy.