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Rev W. Awdry Thomas the Tank Book Duck and the Diesel Engine 1958

Rev W. Awdry Thomas the Tank Book Duck and the Diesel Engine 1958


Rev W. Awdry Thomas the Tank book Duck and the Diesel Engine is for sale. Duck and the Diesel is Number 13 of the Thomas the Tank Railway Series. This vintage Thomas the Tank book was illustrated by John T. Kenney.


Duck and the Diesel Engine was published by Edmund Ward (Publishers) Ltd in London. This is the first edition first impression published in August 1958.


The original red pictorial boards have the title in gilt with an illustration also in gilt.  The red boards are very clean with only the odd light mark and in overall Very Good + condition


The Copyright Page to this Thomas the Tank book reads: “First published, AUGUST 1958” with no other dates printed below, which will make this a first edition first impression book.


This Thomas the Tank book has 62 numbered pages with text to the left and wonderful colour illustrated pages to the right by John T. Kenney - except at the beginning with the Title Pages, etc and at the end where there is the one-page advertisement. The pages are mostly very clean and in Very Good + condition.  


This is a lovely example of this Rev. W. Awdry Thomas the Tank early first edition Railway Series book of Duck and the Diesel Engine.


For more information on the collectable Thomas the Tank books visit the Wikipedia page 'List of Railway Series Books'

Author: Rev W. Awdry

Illustrator: John T. Kenney

Title: Duck and the Diesel Engine

Publisher: Edmund Ward (Publishers) Ltd

Date of Publication: August 1958

Edition: First Edition, third imporession

Condition of the Binding: Very Good +

Condition of the Pages: Very Good +