Very good copy in the original colour-printed boards. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. The classic Big Little Book design. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages; Description: 424 p. : illus. ; 12 cm. Subjects: Coast guard - Adventure fiction - Juvenile fiction - Children's books. Series: Big little books, 1191. 1 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 182462
Title: SOS coast guard / story by William Engle ; ...
Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin : Whitman Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 1936
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Racine, Wisconsin : Whitman Publishing Co., 1936. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Picture cover. Big Little Books, 1191. Shelf wear. Please note: we have 200 BLB's in stock. Check our other listings online or contact us for a full list. The Big Little Books, were first created in 1932 by Sam Lowe for Whitman Publishing Co. The name, though seemly paradoxical, promised "the buyer a great amount of reading material and pleasure (BIG) within a small and compact (LITTLE) book." - Lower, Larry. Lowery's The Collector's Guide to Big Little Books and Similar Books. Educational Research and Applications Corporation, 1981, p. 2. They were typically 3 5/8" wide and 4 1/2" high and featured a dramatic color cover. They featured an illustration on one page opposite a page of text. During the "Golden Age" of Big Little Books (1932-1938) these books were a staple for many American children. Seller Inventory # 1701060033