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The Railway Children

by E Nesbit

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Hardcover. Good. Hardback in Very Good condition. Stated sixth edition, undated, likely 1940s (copyright date given is for the first edition in 1906). Light brown cloth boards, bumped, edges rubbed, covers lightly marked, spine tanned and rolled, 184 pages, minor marks and wear with a little creasing to the rear end papers, binding firm. No jacket. Free standard airmail worldwide.

Synopsis

The Railway Children is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, originally serialised in The London Magazine during 1905 and first published in book form in 1906. It tells the tale of children whose father is mysteriously taken away one night and they move with their mother to live in the country, where the railway and those who work and travel on it become the center of their lives.

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Bookseller
UP THE HILL BOOKS IE (IE)
Bookseller Inventory #
005326
Title
The Railway Children
Author
E Nesbit
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Wells Gardner, Darton & Co
Place of Publication
London

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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
rolled
rolled spine or spine rolled. Damage to a book created by pressure to the spine making it fold or crease in the cover. Damage...[more]
Cloth
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spine
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First Edition
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