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Rev W. Awdry Gordon the Big Engine 1958

Rev W. Awdry Gordon the Big Engine 1958

£25.00Price

Rev W Awdry Gordon the Big Engine Thomas the Tank Book is for sale. Gordon The Big Engine is Number 8 in the Thomas the Tank Railway Series. This is the 1958 first edition third impression. This Thomas the Tank book was illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.

 

The original pale blue lilac boards with gilt decoration and lettering to the front are in Very Good + condition being slightly grubby and with discolouring to the spine

 

There are 62 numbered pages with text to the left and colour illustrations to the right hand side.  There are cracks to the internal hinges with pages bound in but loose.  Pages are clean and in overall Very Good + condition.  

 

This is a wonderful and collectable example of this early Thomas the Tank book by the Rev. W. Awdry.

 

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

Author: Rev W. Awdry

Illustrator: C. Reginald Dalby

Title: Gordon the Big Engine

Publisher: Edmund Ward (Publishers) Ltd

Date of Publication: July 1958

Edition: First Edition, third imporession

Condition of the Binding: Very Good +

Condition of the Pages: Very Good +