257: First Mickey Mouse Book 1930
Title: Mickey Mouse Book
Description: 16 pp. Drawings by Walt Disney Studios. Story and Game Originated by Bobette Bibo (publisher's 11 year old daughter). Illustrated with pale green and black and white drawings. 30.5x23 cm. (12x9"), pictorial saddle stitched wrappers. First printing.The very first Mickey Mouse book. Includes: "The Story of Mickey Mouse," "The Mickey Mouse Game" (and its directions), "Mickey Mouse March," and "The Mickey Mouse Song." In this copy, the game board is present, but the conjugate sheet containing the game pieces has been excised, as per instructions. The insides of the wrappers contain multiple advertisements for businesses in Salem, Oregon, many with reference to Mickey Mouse; an advertisement for A.M. Williams & Co. in Salem, "Shoe Headquarters for Mickey Mouse Members," is at the bottom of the rear wrapper.
Heading: zzf(Disney, Walt)Place Published: New York
Publisher: Bibo and Lang
Date Published: 1930
Staining to front wrapper, ink notations in margins of rear wrapper, corners a little bent; overall very good, very scarce.