Thomas The Tank Engine

The Railway series- Rev W, & Chris Awdry 1945-2011 1st editions all 42 books

The Railway series- Rev W, & Chris Awdry 1945-2011 1st editions all 42 books
The Railway series- Rev W, & Chris Awdry 1945-2011 1st editions all 42 books
The Railway series- Rev W, & Chris Awdry 1945-2011 1st editions all 42 books
The Railway series- Rev W, & Chris Awdry 1945-2011 1st editions all 42 books

The Railway series- Rev W, & Chris Awdry 1945-2011 1st editions all 42 books

This is a collection of 1st editions of all 42 titles in the Railway series written by The Rev W Awdry and Christopher Awdry and published between 1945 and 2011. There are various conditions but all are genuine please see below for details. Any questions and further pictures are welcome please ask. We post to UK & NI only. 1 The Three Railway Engines.

Edition early or first print with no date on leader pages and no adverts at the back. Now 75 years old she is showing sign of age and wear on almost every page but amazingly the pages are all intact with no intervention from any restoration or tape.

The outer spine covering is mostly missing but this shows the material is holding the pages well. Cream boards with a green square border and lettering, the boards are intact but have blemish's and marks.

The dust jacket is original and in superb unclipped condition probably from 2. 2 Thomas The Tank Engine.

Edition with advert on page 64 for the companion book the three railway engines. Original dust jacket from 1948 unclipped and in protective membrane. The book has a scar fold across the front board and the gold vignette is faded, the boards are a deep red. The outer spine is intact but missing the red top layer the inner spine and pages are very good for it's age. 3 James The Red Engine.

Soft sheen leather look blue boards with gold vignette on the front cover. The outer spine has been repaired with a blue cloth tape. The pages are not taped and are complete but have ageing and marking consistent with a book being read over 70 odd years. The page 64 advert is for books 1 and 2 only. The dust jacket is original is partially clipped and dates from 1954.

It has some tears but minimal loss. Edition with advert on page 64 for books 1, 2 and 4, this title is said to be ready in the summer of 1949 thus dating the book it's self to be prior to that date.

Dark blue boards with gold vignette on front cover. The original dust jacket is unclipped and has some tears but minimal loss. The front inner fold also advertises books 12 and 4.

The book is in marvellous condition inside and out. 4 Tank Engine Thomas Again. Edition in near perfect condition inside and out! Light blue boards and gold vignette on front cover.

The original dust jacket is price clipped and in good condition. Edition in very good condition throughout with green boards and gold vignette on front cover. The original dust jacket is unclipped but is in poor condition with some loss and spotting. 6 Henry The Green Engine.

Edition in very good condition throughout with gold coloured boards and dark green vignette on the front cover. The original unclipped dust jacket has some small loss. 7 Toby The Tram Engine. Edition in very good condition, good boards and pages just some small marks or tiny.

Gray boards with dark red vignette on the front. The original dust jacket is from 1953 in unclipped and complete and is the correct brown colour.

8 Gordon The Blue Engine. Edition in very good condition throughout with brown boards and gold vignette on the front cover. The original unclipped dust jacket is in good condition with some wear and slight loss on the back. 9 Edward The Blue Engine.

Edition in very good condition throughout bright blue boards with gold vignette on the front cover. The original dust jacket is unclipped but has some loss and wear. Edition in good condition throughout with gold vignette on the front cover. The original dust jacket is clipped and has some loss. 11 Percy The Small Engine.

Edition in good condition throughout with light green boards and gold vignette on the front cover. The original dust jacket has some loss to the front bottom and many tears and creases to the back. 12 The Eight Famous Engines.

Edition in near perfect condition clean and crisp throughout with light blue boards and gold vignette to the front cover. The original dust jacket is complete and good condition with some creasing. 13 Duck And The Diesel Engine. Edition in near perfect condition with crisp clean pages throughout, red boards and gold vignette to the front. The original dust jacket is in good condition with some small tears but is complete.

14 The Four Little Engines. Edition in near perfect condition with crisp clean pages, black boards and a gold vignette on the cover. There is a dedication in pen to the original owner from Xmas 1959.

The original dust jacket is in very good condition. Edition in near perfect condition crisp and clean pages, black boards and red vignette on the front cover.

The original dust jacket is in good condition throughout, is price clipped and with only small loss and wear on the bottom of the spine. Edition in very good condition with dark blue boards and light blue vignette to front cover. Edition in very good condition apart from a small tear at the spine end of the top of page 57.

Black boards and white vignette to front cover. The original dust jacket is from 1965 and is in good condition with rubbing and tiny loss on the spine. 18 Stepney The Bluebell Engine. Edition very good throughout just some slight fatigue in inner spine between blocks but all intact.

Dark blue boards with white vignette on front. Dust cover is original unclipped with wear on all fold and slight loss on top right front corner. Edition in very good condition throughout. Dark blue boards with white vignette to front. The original dust jacket is unclipped and has wear on all edges but is complete.

Edition in very good condition throughout includes Meccano folded pull out Percy train set advert. The original dust jacket is unclipped and in very good condition with minimal wear.

Black boards and white vignette to front. The Original dust jacket is unclipped and has wear on all edges and minimal loss. The original dust jacket is unclipped and has some minimal wear. Dark blue boards and yellow vignette to front.

24 Oliver The Western Engines. Dark blue boards and orange vignette to front. The original dust jacket is price clipped and has minimal edge wear.

25 Duke The Lost Engine. Dark blue boards and red vignette to front. The original dust jacket is unclipped and has minimal wear.

Edition in very good condition throughout with only some minor page marks. Edition in very good condition with minimal use marks and fading to cover.

28 James And The Diesel Engine. Edition in super almost unread condition. 30 More About Thomas The Tank Engine. Edition in good condition crisp and tight but with some light browning to some page edges. 31 Gordon The High Speed Engine. Edition in very good condition only one tiny mark on cover. 32 Toby Trucks and Troublesome. Edition in superb almost unread condition. 33 The Thomas and the Twins. 34 Jock the New Engine.

35 Thomas and the Great Railway show. Edition in very good condition. Slight purple to blue fade along top and side of front cover. 37 Henry and the express. Edition in very good condition but with original owners ink address stamp on inner front page.

38 Wilbert The Forest Engine. 39 Thomas And The Fat Controllers Engines. Edition in very good condition, some small wear to outer spine but intact. Edition in superb almost unread condition just one small mark on the top center of front cover viewed from above. 42 Thomas And His Friends.

The item "The Railway series- Rev W, & Chris Awdry 1945-2011 1st editions all 42 books" is in sale since Wednesday, December 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "wingtip17-4" and is located in Westcliff On Sea, Essex. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.

  • Non-Fiction Subject: Children's & Young Adults
  • Year Printed: 1945
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Fiction Subject: the railway series
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Illustrator: Middleton, spong
  • Author: Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Language: English
  • Character Family: Thomas the tank engine
  • Publisher: Edmund Ward
  • Place of Publication: Leicester
  • Special Attributes: 1st Edition


The Railway series- Rev W, & Chris Awdry 1945-2011 1st editions all 42 books