WHITMAN PUBLISHING COMPANY

NEW BETTER LITTLE BOOKS®

  1949-1950

 

COLLECTOR'S           TITLE                                                                                                                                       VALUES

     NUMBER                                                                                                                                                      GOOD       VG        FINE

 

      SW302 707-10      ANDY PANDA AND PRESTO THE PUP                                                                          8.75     17.50     35.00

A New Better Little Book®; 1949.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8"; 1-color (red) added to the illustrations; 230 pages. Author/Artist: Walter Lantz Productions.

 

      SW298   703-10     BLONDIE AND DAGWOOD SOME FUN!                                                                         8.75     17.50     35.00

A New Better Little Book®; 1949.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8"; Hard cover, 200 pages. Author/Artist: Chic Young.

 

      SW299 704-10      BRER RABBIT                                                                                                                 7.50     15.00     30.00

A New Better Little Book®; 1949.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8"; 1-color (red) added to illustrations; Hard cover; 200 pages. Author/Artist: Walt Disney Productions.

 

      SW301   706-10     BUGS BUNNY AND THE GIANT BROTHERS                                                                10.00     20.00     40.00

A New Better Little Book®; 1949.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8"; 1-color (red) added to illustrations; Hard cover; 200 pages. Author/Artist: Warner Brothers Productions.

 

      SW306   711-10     CINDERELLA AND THE MAGIC WAND                                                                         6.25     12.50     25.00

A New Better Little Book®;  First Printing 1950.   Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  1-color (green) added to illustrations;  200 pages.  Author/Artist: Walt Disney Productions. COLLECTOR'S NOTE: The first printing is identified by a purple cover and a green color added to the interior illustrations.

 

      SW306   711-10     CINDERELLA AND THE MAGIC WAND                                                                         15.00     30.00     60.00

A New Better Little Book®;  Second Printing 1950.   Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  1-color (blue) added to illustrations;  200 pages.  Author/Artist: Walt Disney Productions. COLLECTOR'S NOTE: The second printing is identified by a blue cover and a blue color added to the interior illustrations. This is a RARE book.

 

      SW300   705-10     DONALD DUCK AND THE MYSTERY OF THE DOUBLE X                                             6.25     12.50     25.00

A New Better Little Book®;  1949.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  1-color (red) added to illustrations;  200 pages.  Author/Artist: Carl Barks.  COLLECTOR'S NOTE:  Reprint of Four-color Comic #199, Donald Duck, Sheriff of Bullet Valley, 1948.

 

      SW295   700-10     GENE AUTRY AND THE BANDITS OF SILVER TIP                                                       6.25     12.50     25.00

A New Better Little Book®;  1949.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  200 pages.  Author/Artist: Unknown.  COLLECTOR'S NOTE:  This book was written and drawn specially for the Whitman BLB format.

 

      SW308   713-10     GENE AUTRY AND THE RANGE WAR                                                                           6.25     12.50     25.00

A New Better Little Book®;  1950.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  1-color (blue) added to illustrations;  200 pages.  Author/Artist: Unknown.

 

      SW307 712-10      The LONE RANGER AND THE SECRET OF SOMBER CAVERN                                   8.75     17.50     35.00

A New Better Little Book®;  1950.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  200 pages, 1-color (blue) added to the illustrations.  Author: Probably written by Fran Striker.  Artist: Charles Flanders.

 

      SW303 708-10      MICKEY MOUSE ON THE HAUNTED ISLAND                                                             12.50     25.00     50.00

A New Better Little Book®;  1950.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8"; 1-color (green) added to pages;  200 pages.  Author/Artist: Floyd Gottfredson.

 

      SW297 702-10      RED RYDER ACTING SHERIFF                                                                                       8.75     17.50     35.00

A New Better Little Book®;  1949.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  200 pages.  Author/Artist: Fred Harman.

 

      SW296 701-10      ROY ROGERS AND THE SNOWBOUND OUTLAWS                                                      8.75     17.50     35.00

A New Better Little Book®;  1949.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  200 pages.  Author/Artist: Unknown.

 

      SW309 715-10      ROY ROGERS RANGE DETECTIVE                                                                                8.75     17.50     35.00

A New Better Little Book®;  1950.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  200 pages.  One-color (blue) added to illustrations.  Author/Artist: Unknown.

 

      SW304 709-10      TARZAN AND THE JOURNEY OF TERROR                                                                 10.00     20.00     40.00

A New Better Little Book®;  1950.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  200 pages;  186 illustrations, 1-color (green) added to illustrations.  Author: Unknown—adapted from the book by Edgar Rice Burroughs.  Artist: Jesse Marsh. Cover Artist: Jesse Marsh.  COLLECTOR'S NOTE: This book contains two full (edited) stories: a reprint from Tarzan Dell Comic #7 titled Tarzan in the Valley of Monsters, January/February 1949; a reprint from Tarzan Dell Comic #8 titled Tarzan and the White Pygmies, March/April 1949.

 

      SW305 710-10      WOODY WOODPECKER BIG GAME HUNTER                                                               8.75     17.50     35.00

A New Better Little Book®;  1950.  Hard cover.  Size, 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 5/8";  green color added to pictures;  200 pages.  Author/Artist: Walter Lantz Productions.