Foto des Verkäufers
1969. 56 pages. Yellow, pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Illustrated by Gunvor and Peter Edwards.Firm binding. Mild foxing, tanning and handling marks with dog-eared corners.Moderate bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with moderate rubbing and wear along edges and over surfaces.Clipped jacket. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: 3rd Impression of 1st Edition. Landscape small 8vo. 59pp. Profuse coloured illustrations. Very good clean tight sound square, no bookplate, inscriptions or marks of any kind. In yellow pictorial laminated boards, a lovely item for the enthusiast.
Über den Autor: The Reverend W. Awdry is fondly remembered as the creator of Thomas the Tank Engine. The little blue engine and his friends on the Island of Sodor were originally invented to amuse the reverend's son, Christopher, when he was recovering from a bout of the measles. The first book in The Railway Series, entitled The Three Railway Engines, was published in 1945.
Titel: Oliver, the Western Engine (Thomas the Tank ...
Verlag: Kaye & Ward
Buchbeschreibung Published by Kaye and Ward Limited, Edmund Ward (Publishers) Ltd, 1961196319651966196719681969, London, 1961. , each volume illutrated with around 30 full page colour drawings, some volumes also with illustrations on end papers, these titles being nos. 11, 4, 20, 13, 14, 21, 18, 23, 24 in the 'Railway Series' Collection, ISBN given is that of eighth title, very old, enterprising, main line, and oliver are first editions, the rest are early reprints First Edition and Reprints , all titles with some fading to spine and most with fading to edges of boards, wear to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, all with previous owner's inscription on front blank, 1st, 2nd and 4th titles with binding slightly loose and some pages nearly detached, sellotape repairs to parts of first title, second title with a creased and slightly torn title page, all titles clean internally, illustrations nice and bright, overall a nice collection in good condition , various colours of cloth, title and small decoration on front ,octavo, 10.5 x 14 cms Hardback ISBN: 718200225. Artikel-Nr. 68195