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The Little Engine That Could.

Piper, Watty; Illustrated by Lois Lenski

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New York: The Platt & Munk Co, 1930. First edition of this classic work with the Never Grow Old Series list on the verso of the front free endpaper with nine titles ending with The Little Engine That Could, two lines on the bottom left of the cover beginning with "No. 358.", and 'Trade Mark' lacking from the front panel's pictorial pastedown. Octavo, original red cloth with pictorial pastedown to the front panel, color illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout by Lois Lenski. Name to the front free endpaper, near fine in a very good early issue dust jacket with the summary of "The Little Engine that Could" on front flap and a box printed around the "Beautiful Books for Children" on the rear panel. Housed in a custom full morocco clamshell box. An exceptional presentation. The best known incarnation of The Little Engine That Could was written by "Watty Piper", a pen name of Arnold Munk, who was the owner of the publishing firm Platt & Munk. Arnold Munk was born in Hungary, and as a child ... Read more

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The Little Engine That Could

Watty Piper (illustrated by Lois L. Lenski)

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
The Platt & Munk Co. Inc. Publishers, New York, 1930 First Edition, First Printing with the title "The Little Engine" listed as the last title in the series list printed behind the front free endpaper. This ORIGINAL early issue jacket with a summary of the book on front flap and a box printed around the "Beautiful Books for Children" on the back panel is rich in colors with minor wear. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL Red Cloth on the spine with pictorial paste down to boards. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy First Editions of this title.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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The Little Engine That Could (Platt & Munk Book No. 358) Very rare and hard-to-find TRUE first Edition Bk ! in 2nd State Dustjacket with word Trade Mark NOT Under Title, NOR IS WORD TRADEMARK ON FRONT OF CVR OF BOOK, with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt &

Retold by Watty Piper, From the Pony Engine by Mabel C. Bragg, Wonderful Color & B/W Pictures by Lois L. Lenski, PICTURED IN B/W/ on back DJ , Stories children Love & Children of Other Lands & SAYING PRICE IS $1.25 EACH BK,

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., New York,, 1930 HBDJ, 1930 on Copyright pg. First Edition / First Printing bk in 2nd State DJ. Correct first edition BK with this title being the last one offered on the listing of the NEVER GROW OLD SERIES page which is adjacent to the half-title page, NF/GOOD, AS-IS, , Red Cloth CVR WITHOUT WORD TRADE MARK ON FRONT CVR, & WITH PASTE-ON LABEL Titled in Black with Red & Yellow Cars & Blue front Train Engine with Yellow Light blowing Grey Smoke with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm front Cvr has some FOX scuff rub, but Titles & Illustration relatively Bright, Book Condition:NF, Binding is tight, stitching is sound, pages and cover are clean, colors are bright & vivid. with Interior tight, Light Fox . 8vo, 6 1/4 X 8 1/4 in. Inner DJ Flaps BLANK . Minor edge and corner wear; Lightly scuffed ; BACK & light wear, soil, FOXED & Tiny chips edge Tears Lists starts with Children of other lands , listing 6 Titles at top in B ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., New York,, 1930. HBDJ, 1930 on Copyright pg. First Edition / First Printing bk in 2ND State DJ. Correct first edition BK with this title being the last one offered on the listing of the NEVER GROW OLD SERIES page which is adjacent to the half-title page, NF/GOOD-, AS-IS, BACK DJ SMALL CHIP TOP EDGE , , Red Cloth CVR WITH PASTE-ON LABEL Titled in Black with Red & Yellow Cars & Blue front Train Engine with Yellow Light blowing Grey Smoke with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm front Cvr has some FOX scuff rub, but Titles & Illustration relatively Bright, Book Condition:NF, Binding is tight, stitching is sound, pages and cover are clean, colors are bright & vivid. with Interior tight, Light Fox . 8vo, 6 1/4 X 8 1/4 in. Inner DJ Flaps BLANK . Minor edge and corner wear; Lightly scuffed ; BACK DJ light wear, soil, & Tiny chips edge Tears Lists starts with Children of other lands ,BACK OF DJ listing 6 Titles at top in Black HBDJ, 1930 on Copyright pg. Fi ... Read more

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The Little Engine That Could (Platt & Munk Book No. 358) Very very rare and hard-to-find first edition Bk! in 2nd State Dustjacket with word Trade Mark Under Title with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm,

Retold by Watty Piper, From the Pony Engine by Mabel C. Bragg, Wonderful Color & B/W Pictures by Lois L. Lenski, Color Glossy Frontispiece of Red Train with Brown Front Engine pulling a trainload of toy animals up the hill to the town on Yon,

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., New York,, 1930 HBDJ, 1930 on Copyright pg. First Edition / First Printing WITHOUT WORD TRADEMARK On Front Cvr, in 2nd State DJ. Correct first edition BK with this title being the last one offered on the listing of the NEVER GROW OLD SERIES page which is adjacent to the half-title page, GOOD/VG-, AS-IS, ,Red Cloth CVR WITH PASTE-ON LABEL, WITHOUT WORD TRADEMARK On Front Cvr, Titled in Black with Red & Yellow Cars & Blue front Train Engine with Yellow Light blowing Grey Smoke with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm Left has some FOX scuff rub but Titles & Illustration Bright, Book Condition: GOOD with Interior nice tight, Light Fox & with small light edge stain on pg & some Pencil marks on Last few pgs. . 8vo, 6 1/4 X 8 1/4 in. ,Front Inner DJ Flap Titled in Blue with bk blurb. Minor edge and corner wear; Lightly scuffed and scratched; Back DJ light wear Lists thru Little red Hen & grain of wheat, Some white crayon on the rear board; corners are lightly bumped and rubbed; ... Read more

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The Little Engine That Could (Platt & Munk Book No. 358) Very very rare and hard-to-find first edition Bk! in 2nd State Dustjacket with word Trade Mark Under Title with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm, "Chug, chug, chug. Puff, puff, Puf

Retold by Watty Piper, From the Pony Engine by Mabel C. Bragg, Wonderful Color & B/W Pictures by Lois L. Lenski, Color Glossy Frontispiece of Red Train with Brown Front Engine pulling a trainload of toy animals up the Hi

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., New York,, 1930 HBDJ, 1930 on Copyright pg. First Edition / First Printing in 2nd State DJ. Correct first edition BK with this title being the last one offered on the listing of the NEVER GROW OLD SERIES page which is adjacent to the half-title page, GOOD/VG-, AS-IS, ,Red Cloth CVR WITH PASTE-ON LABEL Titled in Black with Red & Yellow Cars & Blue front Train Engine with Yellow Light blowing Grey Smoke with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm has some FOX scuff rub but Titles & Illustration Bright, Book Condition: GOOD with Interior nice tight, Light Fox & with small light edge stain on pg & some Pencil marks on Last few pgs. . 8vo, 6 1/4 X 8 1/4 in. ,Front Inner DJ Flap Titled in Blue with bk blurb. Minor edge and corner wear; Lightly scuffed and scratched; Back DJ light wear Lists thru Little red Hen & grain of wheat, Some white crayon on the rear board; corners are lightly bumped and rubbed; some shelf wear; overall a very cris ... Read more

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The Little Engine That Could (Platt & Munk Book No. 358) Very very rare and hard-to-find first edition Bk ! in 3rd State Dustjacket with word Trade Mark Under Title with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm,

Retold by Watty Piper, From the Pony Engine by Mabel C. Bragg, Wonderful Color & B/W Pictures by Lois L. Lenski, Color Glossy Frontispiece of Red Train with Brown Front Engine pulling a trainload of toy animals up the hill to the town on Yon,

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., New York,, 1930 HBDJ, 1930 on Copyright pg. First Edition / First Printing bk in 3RD State DJ. Correct first edition BK with this title being the last one offered on the listing of the NEVER GROW OLD SERIES page which is adjacent to the half-title page, GOOD-/GOOD, AS-IS, ,Red Cloth CVR WITH PASTE-ON LABEL Titled in Black with Red & Yellow Cars & Blue front Train Engine with Yellow Light blowing Grey Smoke with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm front Cvr has some FOX scuff rub, pencil marks but Titles & Illustration relatively Bright, Book Condition: GOOD- with Interior tight, Light Fox & with small light edge stain on pg & some Pencil marks pgs Thruout . 8vo, 6 1/4 X 8 1/4 in. ,Front Inner DJ Flap Titled in Black with bk blurb has Small Square cut out 3/4 X 3/4 inch in Blank Margin. Minor edge and corner wear; Lightly scuffed and scratched; BACK DJ light wear & Tiny chips edge Tears Lists starts with Children of other lands , listing 6 Titles at top in Black & ENDS WIT ... Read more

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The Little Engine That Could (Platt & Munk Book No. 358) Very very rare and hard-to-find first edition Bk WITHOUT WORD TRADE MAERK ON FRONT CVR! in 3rd State Dustjacket with word Trade Mark Under Title

Retold by Watty Piper, From the Pony Engine by Mabel C. Bragg, Wonderful Color & B/W Pictures by Lois L. Lenski, Color Glossy Frontispiece of Red Train with Brown Front Engine pulling a trainload of toy animals

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., New York,, 1930 HBDJ, 1930 on Copyright pg. First Edition / First Printing bk in 3RD State DJ WITH WORD TRADE MARK ON FRONT DJ. Correct first edition BK with this title being the last one offered on the listing of the NEVER GROW OLD SERIES page which is adjacent to the half-title page, GOOD+/GOOD+, AS-IS, ,Red Cloth CVR WITH PASTE-ON LABEL Titled in Black with Red & Yellow Cars & Blue front Train Engine with Yellow Light blowing Grey Smoke with NO MENTION OF Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm front Cvr has some FOX scuff rub, but Titles & Illustration relatively Bright, Book Condition: GOOD+ with Interior tight, Light Fox & DUSTJACKET tiny chips along btm front . 8vo, 6 1/4 X 8 1/4 in. ,Front Inner DJ Flap Titled in Black with bk blurb has Small stain Blank Margin. Minor edge and corner wear; Lightly scuffed and scratched; BACK DJ light wear & Tiny chips edge Tears Lists starts with Children of other lands , listing 6 Titles at top in Black & ENDS WITH Animal Friends Sto ... Read more

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The Little Engine That Could (Platt & Munk Book No. 358) Very very rare and hard-to-find first edition Bk ! in 3rd State Dustjacket with word Trade Mark Under Title with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm, "Chug, chug, chug. Puff, puff, Pu

Retold by Watty Piper, From the Pony Engine by Mabel C. Bragg, Wonderful Color & B/W Pictures by Lois L. Lenski, Color Glossy Frontispiece of Red Train with Brown Front Engine pulling a trainload of toy animals up the hill to the town on Yon, & 2n

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., New York,, 1930 HBDJ, 1930 on Copyright pg. First Edition / First Printing bk in 3RD State DJ. Correct first edition BK with this title being the last one offered on the listing of the NEVER GROW OLD SERIES page which is adjacent to the half-title page, GOOD-/GOOD, AS-IS, ,Red Cloth CVR WITH PASTE-ON LABEL Titled in Black with Red & Yellow Cars & Blue front Train Engine with Yellow Light blowing Grey Smoke with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm has some FOX scuff rub, pencil marks but Titles & Illustration relatively Bright, Book Condition: GOOD- with Interior tight, Light Fox & with small light edge stain on pg & some Pencil marks pgs Thruout . 8vo, 6 1/4 X 8 1/4 in. ,Front Inner DJ Flap Titled in Black with bk blurb has Small Square cut out 3/4 X 3/4 inch in Blank Margin. Minor edge and corner wear; Lightly scuffed and scratched; Back DJ light wear & Tiny chips edge Tears Lists thru Animal Friends Story Book, Plain Red clo ... Read more

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The Little Engine That Could ( 3 COPIES!!) No. 358 First Editions1930

Mabel C. Bragg - Retold (edited) by Watty Piper

  • Book condition: About Fine
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The Little Engine That Could (YES.... 3 COPIES!!) Platt & Munk Co., No. 358 Retold by Watty Piper 2 (both) are First Edition, First printing 'A' variants, 1930. According to expert Stan Zielinski in his website on collecting childrens books. The third copy is a 3rd edition with no copyright statement to the front pastedown and 'Lil Hannibal' in the title list. Printed around 1938.In lovely and bright condition without the dust wrapper. CONDITION NOTES: Hardcovers. Both are nearly identical First editions and this title last on the list 'Never Grow Old Series' verso of the front fep. ) printed the same year. A dust wrapper is present (with one book only) and in very good (unclipped) condition which also matches the copyright statement on the pastedown front cover. Uncommon in such very nice condition and very attractive on the display shelf. The better one in Near Fine(NF), the other with the name & date on the front fep is Very Good (VG). NOTE: It ... Read more

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  • Edition: First edition, in unrecorded variant dust jacket (see below).
  • Book condition: Slight handling creases to first few pages, slight rubbing to spine tips, still near fine to fine in complete but soiled dust ja
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The Platt & Munk Co., 1930. First edition, in unrecorded variant dust jacket (see below). Slight handling creases to first few pages, slight rubbing to spine tips, still near fine to fine in complete but soiled dust jacket with splits to front flap and spine folds, a one and one-half inch tear with attendant creasing to lower front panel, two chips to mid spine, all tears and chips, reinforced on verso with old tape, in mylar cover. Color illus by Lois Lenski. Stan Sielinski notes four variants of the dust jacket. Variant B should have a blank from jacket flap and six titles listed on rear panel. The six titles on the rear are center justified. On variant D, the six titles are left justified and the front flap has copy. Our variant, has the blank front flap, as in variant B, but the six titles are left justified, as in Variant D.

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The Little Engine That Could, Complete Original Edition in Color Dustjacket with No. 520 on front , 1945, 1st edition THUS, Illustrated by George & Doris Hauman, NOT A Little GOLDEN BOOK

Retold By Watty Piper, Glossy color Illustrated by George & Doris Hauman, from the Pony Engine by Mabel C. Bragg, Inner DJ Flap PRICECLIPPED But Original Price Intact $1.50 with No.520 & 003-008 at Btm,

  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Platt & Munk, NY, NY, 1945 HBDJ, 1945, 1st edition THUS, VG/GOOD-, AS-IS, 1945. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Hauman, George & Doris (illustrator). Oblong 12 Vo Pictorial Yellow boards with Black Titles & Illustration match DJ. DJ w/chipping, tears, unclipped price; pictorial end papers; Yellow pictorial cloth cvr has Clear Tape Reinforcement at Spine BTM; unpaged. (bright and tight); 8 1/4 X 7 1/4 IN. Back Inner Dj Flap lists 4 Books ending with Scat, Scat, Back DJ continues front Illustration showing 3 Trains car being pulled by Blue 1 & they are filled with Animals & 2 Giraffes & Toys s Farmer sitting on fence by Apple Tree Waves to Train. , Color GLOSSY pictorial Endpapers of 2 trains 1 Red with Bears & Children & another Blue front train car with Smoke at Intersection in Country & Elephant & Farmer & Cow & Barn & 2 trains Cars in Distance, Color Frontispiece of Blue trains car pulling 4 crs with clown, Elephan ... Read more

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The Little Engine That Could, Complete Original Edition in Color Dustjacket with No. 520 on front , 1945, 1st edition THUS, Illustrated by George & Doris Hauman, NOT A Little GOLDEN BOOK

Retold By Watty Piper, Glossy color Illustrated by George & Doris Hauman, from the Pony Engine by Mabel C. Bragg, Inner DJ Flap PRICECLIPPED with INK Name both corners clipped from flap with No.520 & 003-008 at Btm,

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  • Book condition: Very Good
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Platt & Munk, NY, NY, 1945 ,Color GLOSSY pictorial Endpapers of 2 trains 1 Red with Bears & Children & another Blue front train car with Smoke at Intersection in Country & Elephant & Farmer & Cow & Barn & 2 trains Cars in Distance, Color Frontispiece of Blue trains car pulling 4 crs with clown, Elephant, Bear & children & Flowers with faces on green Grass, HBDJ, 1945, 1st edition THUS, VG/GOOD-, AS-IS, hardcover with dust jacket. DJ is worn around the edges including creases and several small tears but Front DJ Very Nice. Most of the dust jacket wear which includes small hip & Tears edges is on the back of the DJ book.. Some pages have finger print stains. No writing or markings on pages. Binding is straight and tight. 1945. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Hauman, George & Doris (illustrator). Oblong 12 Vo Pictorial Yellow boards with Black Titles & Illustration match DJ. DJ w/chipping, tears, unclipped price; pict ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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Platt & Munk, 1930. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Near Fine Copy Rubbing To Spine All First Edition Points.Great Copy of This Children's Classic.

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The Little Engine That Could. Illustrated By Lois Lenski

Piper, Watty; Illustrated By Lois Lenski

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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Platt & Munk Co., Inc., 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket missing. First edition, first printing. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. All ""A"" state points present: No 'Trade Mark' to cover statement; two lines to original red cloth with front board illustration. Color & black and white illustrations throughout by Lois Lenski. Two holiday stickers and a split halfway to interior back board, as shown, but otherwise unmarked. Secure packaging for safe delivery.

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  • Edition: First Edition Early Printing
  • Book condition: Very Good +
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New York: Platt & Munk Co., 1930. Clean and bright in sound binding. VG+, no dust jacket. Lists to Lil' Hannibal on page opposite half title page.Spot of wear to bottom of spine. . First Edition Early Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Louis L. Lenski. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Book condition: V Good
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New York: The Platt & Munk Co., 1930. 1st ed. 1st state. previous owenr name and date on inside front coverLight wear, 1 light spot on rear boards, 1 spot on front fly, bleeding through the next 4 pages. Conforms to all points for 1st state. V Good. 1st Ed.. Hard Cover. V Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Lois L Lenski.

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The Little Engine That Could (Platt & Munk Book 1930 ) Early Edition, , "Chug, chug, chug. Puff, puff, puff. Ding-dong, ding-dong. The little train rumbled over the tracks. She was a happy little train for she had such a jolly load to carry. Her cars

Retold by Watty Piper, From the Pony Engine by Mabel C. Bragg, Wonderful Color & B/W Pictures by Lois L. Lenski, Color Glossy Frontispiece of Red Train with Brown Front Engine pulling a trainload of toy animals up the hill to the town on Yon

  • Edition: 1st Edition
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The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., New York, , 1930 HARDBACK NODUSTJACKET, 1930 on Copyright pg. Early Edition bk in FAIR- Condition, AS-IS, NOJACKET, Correct first edition BK with this title being the last one offered on the listing of the NEVER GROW OLD SERIES page which is adjacent to the half-title page, FAIR-, AS-IS, ,Red Cloth CVR WITH PASTE-ON LABEL Titled in Black with Red & Yellow Cars & Blue front Train Engine with Yellow Light blowing Grey Smoke with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm has some scuff rub, Red Stains with Titles & Illustration slightly Faded, 8vo, 6 1/4 X 8 1/4 in. , Spine Cvr small end Rips, Plain Red cloth rear board; corners are lightly bumped and rubbed; some shelf wear; Red cloth with a full-color pastedown on the front board with black lettering. , UNPAGINATED, First Issue with 14 leaves which are 2 sided Pages.. List of books inside on verso front free endpaper, ending with this title. Red boards, with front paste-down image; Absence of the w ... Read more

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The Little Engine That Could [Signed Edition]

Watty Piper with new art by Loren Long

The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper (Author), Loren Long (Illustrator)Signed by the artist in felt marker on the "to the reader page" A very good copy of this classic story with the extremely exciting colorful illsutrations by Long.

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  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Platt & Munk, 1961. This is the 1954 version of Little Engine -- slightly revised from the 1930 original with new illustrations by the Hauman's. No. 520. Although there were many previous editions of this story, It was the work of George and Doris Hauman that earned The Little Engine the title of being worthy to sit on the same shelf as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. and it won one of 17 books that received the inaugural Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1958. Decorated yellow cloth. Pictorial end papers. Name on front paste-down, else tight, bright and unmarked throughout. Lightly scuffed jacket with $1.50 flap price has three tiny tears + edge creases. Title list on rear flap ends with "Scat Scat" -- a 1940 publication. Illustrated in color by George and Doris Hauman. (Interesting Side Note: Watty Piper is the pseudonym of Arnold Munk of Platt & Munk and the true author of The Little Engine That Could remains a literary mystery.). First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good ... Read more

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