THE BIG LITTLE BOOK CLUB          
          GOLDEN PRESS-NEW YORK          
    GOLDEN STAR LIBRARY      
          1967          
                     
  The Golden Star Library consists of 12 titles that were published in the United States, in 1967 by the Golden Press. The set contains four titles from Walt Disney Productions; Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella, and Snow White. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages not counting the front and back covers. Each book is numbered in the left top corner of the front cover and in a gold star on the spine. Each book has a 59 price printed in a 5-pointed gold star in the top right corner of the front cover, and back the cover contains a brief synopsis of the book's contents. The spines have a light blue background with 5-pointed gold stars and white title blocks.


   
  COLLECTORS NOTE: GOLD STAR LIBRARY Similar books were published in Great Britain, Germany, France and Italy. The French, Italian and German versions have red spines. The Great Britain versions, Golden Pleasure Books-London, were published between 1966 and 1970. Four(4) of the titles are the same as the Gold Star Library editions, but most are different. Size: 3 3/4" (95mm) x 5" (127mm) x 13/16"; 254 pages not counting the front and back covers. The books are not numbered and the price 2'6 is printed on the lower left corner of the inside front cover. Each back cover contains a brief synopsis of the book's contents. The spines have a dark blue background with a single 10-pointed star located above the title block. Two printings have been reported. The publisher's logo and star on the spine are white on the first printing and gold on the second printing. The full range of these books has not been defined. Some English versions have been found with red spines. Book titles known to exist are listed for reference. Several of the multi-country editions are described at    
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  GOLDEN STAR LIBRARY    
  BOOK NO.     TITLE   GOOD VG FINE  
  Lowery GSL  
                     
  MG1 6071   PINOCCHIO (WALT DISNEY'S)   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. Copyright 1967 by Walt Disney Productions. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations. Adapted by: Jay O'Brien.          
                     
  MG2 6072   SLEEPING BEAUTY AND CINDERELLA (WALT DISNEY'S)   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. Copyright 1967 by Walt Disney Productions. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations. Adapted by: Marie Ponsot.          
  MG3 6073   The ADVENTURE OF THE LITTLE TIGER   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. Copyright 1965 by Western Publishing company. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations. Authors: Based on stories by Marielle Sohier and Kathleen N. Daly. English version adapted by: Marie Ponsot. Artist: J. P. Miller.          
                     
  MG4 6074   AUTUMN TALES   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. 1967 Edition; copyright 1955 by Western Publishing Company. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations; 76 short stories and poems. Author: Kathryn Jackson. Artist: Richard Scarry.          
                     
  MG5 6075   ANIMAL TALES   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. 1967 Edition; copyright 1944 by Western Publishing Company. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations; 39 short stories and poems. Author: Georges Duplaix. Artist: Feodor Rojankovsky.          
                     
  MG6 6076   SNOW WHITE (WALT DISNEY'S)   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. Copyright 1967 by Walt Disney Productions. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations. Adapted by: Carl Morse.          
                     
  MG7 6077   ADVENTURE TALES   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. 1967 Edition; copyright 1948, 1950, by Western Publishing Company. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations; 31 short stories. Authors: Kathryn and Byron Jackson. Adapted by: Jenny Dennis. Artist: Gustaf Tenggren.          
                     
  MG8 6078   SPRINGTIME TALES   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. 1967 Edition; copyright 1955 by Western Publishing Company. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations; 79 short stories. Author: Kathryn Jackson. Artist: Richard Scarry.          
                     
  MG9 6079   WINTER TALES   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. 1967 Edition; copyright 1955 by Western Publishing Company. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations; 76 short stories. Author: Kathryn Jackson. Artist: Richard Scarry.          
                     
  MG10 6080   ANIMALS OF THE LITTLE WOOD   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. Copyright 1967 by Western Publishing Company. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations; 76 short stories. Author: A. M. Dalmais. English version adapted by: Marie Ponsot. Artist: Paul Durand.          
                     
  MG11 6081   The ADVENTURES OF HENRY RABBIT   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. Copyright 1967 by Western Publishing Company. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations. Author: A. M. Dalmais. English version adapted by: Marie Ponsot. Artist: Paul Durand.          
                     
  MG12 6082   PETER PAN (WALT DISNEY'S)   6 12 24  
          A Golden Star Library book. Copyright 1967 by Walt Disney Productions. Hard cover, glued binding. Size: 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" x 13/16"; 256 pages. Color, and black and white illustrations. Author: Edith Vincent. Adapted from the Walt Disney motion picture "Peter Pan"; based on the story by J. M. Barrie. Artist: Walt Disney Studio.          
                     
  GOLD STAR LIBRARY (Great Britain)    
  BOOK NO.     TITLE   GOOD VG FINE  
  Lowery GSL  
                     
                     
  MGF1 ----   ADVENTURE TALES AND RHYMES   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF2 ----   ANIMAL TALES   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF3 ----   ARABIAN NIGHTS   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF4 ----   AUTUMN TALES   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF5 ----   A CAREER FOR CATHY   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF6 ----   The CASE OF THE MISSING MESSAGE   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF7 ----   HEIDE   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF8 ----   JO'S BOYS   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF9 ----   JUNIOR NURSE   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF10 ----   LITTLE TIGER   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF11 ----   PUSS IN BOOTS   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF12 ----   ROBIN HOOD   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF13 ----   ROBINSON CRUSOE   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF14 ----   SPRING TALES   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF15 ----   SUMMER TALES   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF16 ----   TREASURE ISLAND   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF17 ----   The VALLEY OF DREAMS   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF18 ----   WINTER TALES   6 12 24  
                     
  MGF19 ----   WOODLAND ANIMALS   6 12 24  
                     
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