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HENRY THE GREEN ENGINE
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.
Stock no. 1319682
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.

Railway series no. 6 Yellow boards with blue vignette. Full page colour illustrations throughout. 62 pages. 4.25 x 5.75". Spine bumped and faded. Name and address written in ink to front free-endpaper, also an ink address stamp (different address) to same page. Slight cracking to the hinges. Some light fingermarks at page margins but contents generally clean.

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THE THREE RAILWAY ENGINES
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by William Middleton.
Stock no. 1319023
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The first title in the Railway series. The three engines all lived in the same shed and worked on the same railway... Small oblong format. Cream boards with green title and border to front cover. 62 pages. Colour illustrations. The first printing WITHOUT the advert at the rear of the volume for Thomas the Tank Engine which was published in 1946 and the use of the term fat director which is present on pages 40, 42, 52, 54, 56 and 60. In the 1947 edition and after he was renamed famously The Fat Controller. Covers slightly edge worn, some light foxing to covers. Small split to base of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Stitching slightly pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Some small, light fingermarks to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small chips and slight loss and grubby. Still a nice, desirable copy of the scarce first edition with very scarce original dustwrapper.

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PRINCE RABBIT AND THE PRINCESS WHO COULD NOT LAUGH
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Mary Shepard.
Stock no. 2132025
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1966. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

First story is about a clever rabbit who wished to become heir to the throne... Second story is about a lovely princess who never laughed. Pictorial boards. 10 x 8". Colour and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges; some scuffing. Inscription in ink, partially crossed out to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased and grubby with some large tears and chips; some small pieces of loss.

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TOBY THE TRAM ENGINE
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.
Stock no. 2131107
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

Railway Series No. 7. Poor Thomas has been in trouble - the Fat Controller asks Toby to come and help run the Branch Line. Delightful colour pictures every page. Grey boards, red titles and vignette. 4 x 5.5". 63 pages. Spine and cover edges are browned. A few small marks to rear cover. Grubby finger marks to front endpaper.

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FOUR LITTLE ENGINES
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.
Stock no. 2131105
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1955. Very good condition.

Railway series no. 10. Small oblong format. Black boards, gilt title and vignette to front. Colour pictures. A few small marks to covers.

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TOBY THE TRAM ENGINE
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.
Stock no. 2130456
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Railway Series No. 7. Poor Thomas has been in trouble - the Fat Controller asks Toby to come and help run the Branch Line. Delightful colour pictures every page. Grey boards, red titles and vignette. 4 x 5.5". 63 pages. Browning to cover edges. Bumping to corners. Pencil tick marks to other titles in series to last page. Wrapper is badly torn and creased, with some yellowing tape repairs; pieces of loss to edges.

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TROUBLESOME ENGINES
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.
Stock no. 2130422
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1950. Poor condition.

Railway Series No. 5. Green boards with gilt decorations. Full page colour illustrations. 62 pages. 4.25 x 5.75". Marks and wear to covers. Contents are partially detached from binding, with stitching showing; one hinge broken. Tape repair to start and end of book. A reading copy only!

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FAVOURITE STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated by Rene Cloke.
Stock no. 2130105
Published by Edmund Ward. Almost very good condition.

8 well-known fairy tales delightfully illustrated in colour. Introduction on the life of Hans Andersen by Green. Pink cloth covers with gilt titles. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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FOUR LITTLE ENGINES
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.
Stock no. 1316920
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Railway series no. 10. Small oblong format. Black boards, gilt title and vignette to front. Colour pictures. Spine slightly bumped. A few light marks to covers. Some light foxing/page browning to endpapers else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn/torn with slight loss to top edge of front panel, rear panel is a little grubby and there are a few small tape repairs on verso.

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TROUBLESOME ENGINES
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.
Stock no. 1316760
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Railway Series No. 5. Green boards with gilt decorations. Full page colour illustrations. 62 pages. 4.25 x 5.75". Minimal bumping to spine. Some slight darkening to top edge of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge worn, grubby and lightly foxed/browned on verso but complete.

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HENRY THE GREEN ENGINE
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.
Stock no. 1316759
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Railway series no. 6 Yellow boards with blue vignette. Full page colour illustrations throughout. 62 pages. 4.25 x 5.75". Spine bumped. Slight darkening to cover edges. Light page edge browning to contents which are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small chips., rear panel is just a little grubby.

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TOBY THE TRAM ENGINE
Written by Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by C. Reginald Dalby.
Stock no. 1316758
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Railway Series No. 7. Poor Thomas has been in trouble - the Fat Controller asks Toby to come and help run the Branch Line. Delightful colour pictures every page. Grey boards, red titles and vignette. 4 x 5.5". 63 pages. Spine bumped. Fading to spine and cover edges. Light foxing to endpapers, pale page edge browning to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped with small pieces of loss to top of spine and to front panel edges. Rear panel of wrapper is just a little grubby.

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