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    Chester Gould - Dick Tracy Sketch Original Art in Big Little Book #W-707 (Whitman Publishing, c. 1930s) Condition: FR. The Big Little Book #W-707 "The Adventures of Dick Tracy" is the very first Big Little Book. Overstreet lists it as "Scarce". To make this one even more scarce, it has a fantastic Dick Tracy original art sketch on the inside front cover and a personalized signature by his creator Chester Gould on the fly page. Larry Lowrey's 2007 Golden Age of Big Little Books reference guide states that this book was "...published just before Christmas of 1932. Evidence of the release time is found in two authenticated autographed copies of the book, given to the children of friends of Chester Gould at Christmas. Autographed copies are ultra rare." This book itself is in Fair condition, with a broken spine, corner wear, a loose last page, and other signs of wear. Overstreet 2016 GD 2.0 value = $188.

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