Based on the famous comic strip, The Gumps. 424pp. Clean and bright Big Little Book. Only slight wear on covers, interior clean Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Chester Gump in the Pole to Pole Flight. Big...
Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 1937
Book Condition: VG+
Book Description Whitman Publishing Co., 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Picture cover. BIG Little Book, 1402. Shelf wear. Hinges starting. 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. Bookseller Inventory # 1701270038