Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Big Little Book #717 Mickey Mouse (Whitman, 1933) Condition: VG. The first Big Little Book titles were designed with hardboard covers, paper spines, and 320 pages which generally, but not always, alternated between pictures and text. Whitman's archives indicate that five titles were originally conceived. They can be identified by their paper spines, their outside dimensions, and length (320 pages). One of the original five Big Little Books published by Whitman, was this hardcover with art by Floyd Gottfredson. Valued on many different levels, not the least being that it was the first Mickey Mouse Big Little Book, and also a difficult book to find. Whitman used reprints from the daily 1931 Mickey Mouse comic strip to fill the interior pages. There is a penciled inscription on first page, otherwise this copy is in Very Good condition. A hard to find book that's hard to beat! Overstreet 2005 GD value = $150; FN value = $500. From the Larry Jacobs Collection.

    View all of [The Larry Jacobs Collection ]

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,019

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on May 19, 2005 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 2 days left to consign to the 2021 November 18 - 19 Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    We were delighted with the results and Steve kept us informed at every step of the way and we look forward to doing business with Heritage and Steve in the future.
    Mary Jane Sanacore,
    University Park, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search