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Little Blacknose: The story of a pioneer, locomotive railroad train made for  NY Central Railroad & shown in Waiting room of Grand Central Staion in NYC, Fictional history of railroading, by   EX-LIBRARY Usual wear - 1st Edition - 1929 - from BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS and Biblio.com

Little Blacknose: The story of a pioneer, locomotive railroad train made for NY Central Railroad & shown in Waiting room of Grand Central Staion in NYC, Fictional history of railroading,

by Hildegarde Hoyt Swift,; (illustrated by Lynd Ward in Color & B/W, , Tiny priceclip but Inner DJ Flap $2.75, Double pg B/W & a color Frontispiece, EX-LIBRARY Usual wear,

Condition: Good/Very Good


Harcourt Brace and Company, New York , 1929. HBDJ, 1929, 1st edition 1st printing, BK GOOD / VG+ DJ, EX-LIBRARY Usual wear, Fox, scuff . STAMPS, POCKETS, 147 pg, RED CLOTH WITH BLACK CVR ILLUSTRATION tape edge residue ,as told by the first steam engine. - Little Blacknose, His trial run was from Albany to Schenectady at 18 MPH. TRUE WITH ALL HISTORICAL Details by Mr. Charles Frederick Carter, & running songs that trains signs by Hewson Swift,HISTORICAL Details by Mr. Charles Frederick Carter, & running songs that trains signs by Hewson Swift. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Lynd Ward . Ex-Library.


Little Blacknose: The Story of a Pioneer is a children's book written by Hildegarde Hoyt Swift and published in 1929. The book, subtitled “The Story of a Pioneer,” received a Newbery Honor award in 1930. Little Blacknose tells the story of the DeWitt Clinton locomotive, the first steam locomotive to operate in the United States. Told from the perspective of the engine the book includes a brief history of the railway and details about the engine’s life and adventures, from the World’s Fair to Grand Central Station. Read more: Identifying first editions of Little Blacknose: The story of a pioneer, locomotive railroad train made for NY Central Railroad & shown in Waiting room of Grand Central Staion in NYC, Fictional history of railroading,



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