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(AWDRY, Wilbert Vere.)

Pre-cut model engine book No. 3:

Gordon the Big Engine & His Tender.

Published: [London:] Edmund Ward, [c.1957]

Stock code: 103325

Price: £375

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First edition, first impression. One of the four model engine books produced by Edmund Ward, Gordon the Big Engine contains a story and the parts and instructions for making two toys out of card. A lovely Awdry Railway series item.

Oblong quarto. Single quire and two perforated colour plates wire-stiched into original pictorial card wrappers. Staples rusty, fore edge of front wrapper lightly scuffed. A bright copy in excellent condition.

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