Octopus Books, 1986, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
1 kg; 180 pages, acknowledgements by Justin Knowles, preface by Ward Kimble, introduction by Bevis Hillier, bibliography, disqueography and list of licences. Illustrated endpapers showing multiple Mickey Mouses coming and going against the red background. Photographic frontispiece, showing a young Walt Disney standing in a doorway and the silhouette of Mickey Mouse in the foreground. The text is illustrated with copious coloured photographs and numerous black-and-white illustrations. Black coloured boards with silver titles on the spine. A little bumping up to the head and to the heel of the spine. Some shelf wear to the lower book edges otherwise no other faults noted. Photographic dustwrapper showing Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse dolls from the 1930s. Blue background with white, red and yellow writing on the front panel and spine. On the back panel is a photograph of numerous Walt Disney characters, as toys from the 1930s. Rubbing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. The dustwrapper panels had become somewhat rubbed. In this lavishly illustrated and researched book the Mickey Mouse fan ( in fact, a Walt Disney fan ) can find descriptions of memorabilia from 1928-1938. Such items include:-- tin toys, celluloid toys, toys of other materials, dolls and puppets, figures, timepieces, tableware, buttons and other odd items, publications, cards, posters, original art. This is the first UK edition. Size: Oblong 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall but wider. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; America ; Collectables; ISBN: 0706428404. ISBN/EAN: 9780706428407. Inventory No: 0105848.