Publisher:The Children's Press, London and Glasgow
The Children's Press, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated, Illustrated By: Not Credited
not paginated (66 pages). Coloured illustrated frontispiece -- illustrator not credited. Numerous black-and-white drawings and illustrations throughout the book (some part page some full-page) and again that illustrator/s not credited. 1/4 dark pink coloured backstrip. 3/4 colour illustrated covers with red titles. A small book put out for boys dealing with trains. It is a mixture of short stories (with lots of derring-do and hero boys) and facts about different styles of trains and signals etc. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and book corners. Shelf wear to the lower book edges and rubbing to the book panels. Browning and foxing to the text block edges and noticeable browning to the internal text. Gift inscription to the top edge of the free front end paper. There are two small tears to the lower edge of the title page and a few pages throughout the text. Handling marks in staining is also present to the internal text. No publication data is readily available but given the illustrations of the trains and people probably 1950s. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Not Credited. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Transport -- Railways; Children's Annual; fiction -- adolescent; Inventory No: 0108612.