THE BIG LITTLE BOOK CLUB        
          WORLD SYNDICATE PUBLISHING COMPANY        
          HIGHLIGHTS OF HISTORY BOOKS        
          1933 - 1934        
                   
  The World Syndicate Publishing Company of New York published 5 books, two in 1933 and three in 1934. Each book presents a sequence of American historical events and/or biographies. The books have hard covers and stitched bindings. They vary in page length and are 3 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/2. Every page has an illustration adapted from the work of author/artist J. Carroll Mansfield. There are several different cover variations for most of the titles.  
                   
  BOOK NO.     TITLE   GOOD VG FINE
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  GWS4 ----   BUFFALO BILL   10 20 40
          Highlights of History; 1934. Hard cover, sewn binding. Standard size: 3 5/8" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 270 pages. Author/Artist: J. Carroll Mansfield. COLLECTOR'S NOTES: At least one known printing.        
                   
  GWS3a ----   DANIEL BOONE   10 20 40
          Highlights of History; First Printing, 1934. Hard cover, cloth bound, sewn binding. Standard size: 3 5/8" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 286 pages. Author/Artist: J. Carroll Mansfield. COLLECTOR'S NOTES: The first printing is identified by its blue cloth hard cover with silver printing on it.        
                   
  GWS3b ----   DANIEL BOONE   10 20 40
          Highlights of History; Second Printing, 1934. Hard cover, cloth bound, sewn binding. Standard size: 3 5/8" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 286 pages. Author/Artist: J. Carroll Mansfield. COLLECTOR'S NOTE: The second printing is identified by its hard cover with 4-color illustration on it.        
                   
  GWS2a ----   KIT CARSON   10 20 40
          Highlights of History; First Printing, 1933. Hard cover, cloth bound, sewn binding. Standard size: 3 5/8" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 286 pages. Author/Artist: J. Carroll Mansfield. COLLECTOR'S NOTES: The first printing is identified by its deep blue (almost black) cloth hard cover with silver printing on it.        
                   
  GWS2b ----   KIT CARSON   10 20 40
          Highlights of History; Second Printing, 1933. Hard cover, cloth bound, sewn binding. Standard size: 3 5/8" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 286 pages. Author/Artist: J. Carroll Mansfield. COLLECTOR'S NOTES: The second printing is identified by its hard cover with 4-color illustration on it.        
                   
  GWS1a ----   PIONEERS OF THE WILD WEST   10 20 40
          Highlights of History; First Printing, 1933. Hard cover, cloth bound, sewn binding. Standard size: 3 5/8" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 286 pages. Author/Artist: J. Carroll Mansfield. COLLECTOR'S NOTES: The first printing is identified by its blue cloth hard cover with silver printing on it and a 4-color dust jacket. This is the only BLB-type book to have a dust jacket. A copy with the original dust jacket is RARE.        
          with dust cover   50 100 200
  GWS1b ----   PIONEERS OF THE WILD WEST   10 20 40
          Highlights of History; Second Printing, 1933. Hard cover, cloth bound, sewn binding. Standard size: 3 5/8" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 286 pages. Author/Artist: J. Carroll Mansfield. COLLECTOR'S NOTES: The second printing is identified by its red cloth hard cover with silver printing on it and a 4-color dust jacket. This is the only BLB-type book to have a dust jacket. A copy with the original dust jacket is RARE.        
          with dust cover   50 100 200
  GWS5a ----   The WINNING OF THE OLD NORTHWEST   10 20 40
          Highlights of History; First Printing, 1934. Hard cover, sewn binding. Standard size: 3 5/8" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 270 pages. Author/Artist: J. Carroll Mansfield. COLLECTOR'S NOTES: The first printing is identified its deep red cloth hard cover with silver printing.        
                   
  GWS5b ----   The WINNING OF THE OLD NORTHWEST   10 20 40
          Highlights of History; Second Printing, 1934. Hard cover, sewn binding. Standard size: 3 5/8" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 270 pages. Author/Artist: J. Carroll Mansfield. COLLECTOR'S NOTE: The second printing is identified by its hard cover with 4-color illustration on it.