Saturday, August 3, 2013

Dutch Snow White Book, circa 1938

Walt Disney's Sneeuwwitje en de Zeven Dwergen. Printed in Amsterdam by C.J. Veen's Publishing Company, this Dutch-language Snow White book dates from the original release of the film.

Front cover with and without the original yellow dust jacket.

The Dwarfs (with their English names) adorn the front and rear endpapers.

There's a total of 64 pages. The majority of illustrations are in B+W, with four color plates.

A few sample pages.

A number of the drawings are from Gustaf Tenggren's original inspirational sketches.

A handsome vintage storybook.

Rear dust jacket.

Illustrations and text copyright Disney/C.J. Veen's Publishing Company, c.1938. Posted here for historical documentation purposes only.
Image scans courtesy of the Noah Daniel Glimmerveen Collection with additional photos from the Michael Filippello Collection.


  1. Hi Robert! I have the same book but the cover itself is like this one's dustjacket!

    1. That's very interesting Nunz. I wonder, was it also published in Amsterdam?