Mickey Mouse The Detective 1934 The Big Little Book Hardcover #1139
Product Description: The Big Little Book was born in 1932 with the first contract being with Walt Disney. This early Mickey Mouse, The Detective was copyrighted in 1934, only two years later. This collectible features colorized graphics on the exterior cover with a black print story-line and black and white cartoons. This was the first appearance of Dippy Dawg who later was Goofy.
Copyright Date: 1934
Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company, Racine WI
Author: Merrill de Maris
Artist: Floyd Gottfredson
Book Number: 1139
Pages: 297 pages total. 295 of story and pictures. Shows the original should be 300 pages. May be missing blank pages and/or a page of advertisement.
Size: 3 5/8”x 4 ½”x 1 ½”,
Weight: 5.0 ounces
Condition: Previously owned - used. Collectible – acceptable fair condition. Yellowing on pages. Binding still intact although moderate wear on spine with 1”of top separation. Front and back cover has some fading and rubbing. There are 3 areas of cuts" in the side of the pages (as shown) which may interfere with a word or cartoon at the side of the page. The last page(s) in this book list The Big Little Books in this series. It is stuck or adhered to the inside back cover. It appears there may be approximately 3 pages missing in that area, listing the series of books. Recommended as a collectible and to be handled with care.
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