10 December 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
MICKEY MOUSE -- BIBO, Bobette & Walt DISNEY STUDIOS (illustrations). Mickey Mouse Book. New York: Bibo and Lang, 1930. 4° (306 x 228mm). Original green pictorial wrappers (a few very small spots on rear cover, very light occasional soiling).
A VERY GOOD COPY OF THE FIRST MICKEY MOUSE BOOK WITH THE MICKEY MOUSE GAME COMPLETE AND UNCUT. This is the second printing with Bobette Bibo's name on title, the song lyrics have been changed and two Mickey Mouse comic strips have been added. The book contains one of the first caricatures of Walt Disney, which is included in the story that describes how he met Mickey and gave him his name.
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