Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray - 1st - 1933 - from CraigsClassics (SKU: 1967)

Little Orphan Annie

Click for full-size.

Little Orphan Annie: # 708 - 2nd Big Little Book Ever Published

by Harold Gray

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Hudson, New Hampshire
Item Price:
$3.86 shipping to USA
Standard Delivery: 2 to 8 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

This is a scarce "Big Little Book" copy of "LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE" by Harold Gray. Number 708. 1933 1st edition, 2nd printing (with 1928 copyright date and 3-title ad at the back of the book); Whitman Publishing Company; Racine, Wisconsin. Illustrated throughout. This title has the distinction of being the second Big Little Book ever published. The book is a reprint of the daily comic strip that appeared in the New York Daily News newspaper from October 1, 1931 to August 31, 1932. Scarce in any condition.

Soiling/staining to the front cover; the spine has a stain at the left edge; small, light stain at the top-right corner of the back cover; the left and right edges of the bottom of the spine have chipped off. The top-right corner of the front cover is worn. Tight binding with no cracks. Page 234 is present but detached, and the top edge has torn off. The illustration opposite page 74 has been colored in with watercolor...the pages are otherwise clean with no other condition issues found. Tiny, shallow worm hole at the outer edge of pages 143-153.


Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log-in or create an account first!)

You're rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!


CraigsClassics US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
Little Orphan Annie
Harold Gray
Book condition
Used - Good-
Quantity available
Whitman Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Racine, WI
Date published
little orphan annie, harold gray, big little books, wee little books, sandy, daddy warbucks, comics, comic strips
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Classics;

Terms of Sale


30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

About the Seller


Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since: 2018
Hudson, New Hampshire
Ask Seller a Question

About CraigsClassics

My store offers a curated selection of antiquarian books in a variety of topics with an emphasis on classic literature and children's classics. I take pride in providing great customer service with prompt replies to offers and inquiries, careful packaging and next-day shipping. Based in scenic southern New Hampshire.


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]

Frequently Asked Questions

This Book’s Categories