Title: A Railway Book for Little Australians
Publisher: E. W. Cole , Melbourne
Publication Date: 1923
Book Condition: Fair
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
Text block detached from boards. A few 1/2" tears to margins of leaves. Moderae rubbing to boards.Small loss of paper (1/2") at corners of boards. Spine rubbed and worn with splitting to paper along front joint. Owner's signatures, one of which is dated "Xmas 1923".; No date (c. 1920-1923). 36,  pages + 4 full page colour plates within the pagination (including frontispiece). Pictorial papered boards with rainbow illustration. Page dimensions: 246 x 187mm. "With Coloured Pictures, Line Illustrations and an Alphabet in Black and White, by Linden Miller". An Australian children's book with a railways theme. Cover title: "Cole's Railway Picture Book: A Jolly Book for Little Australians full of Bright Pictures". One of the colour plates, "The Coming of the Train" shows fairies in a bush gully as men in the background build the foundations for a railway line.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 6659
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