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First Edition "The Little Engine That Could" by Watty Piper, 1930

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This first edition, first printing copy of The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper was published by the Platt & Monk Co. of New York in 1930. First edition points include the two lines on the lower left of the cover beginning with No. 358 and The Little Engine That Could listed at the end of the Never Grow Old Series to the front free endpaper verso.

Title and Author/Editor The Little Engine That Could (Watty Piper)
Genre Children’s
Illustrator Lois Lenore Lenski Covey (American, 1893–1974)
Binding Cloth with pastedown illustration
Publisher or Printer The Platt & Munk Co.
Publication Year 1930
Period Early to Mid 20th Century, 1930s, Vintage
Place of Publication New York
Edition Statement First Edition
Language English
Number of Books 1


- bumped corners and spine; edge wear; soiled boards; loss of pastedown illustration to front board; pencil marks; shaken but tight binding; dampstaining; page toning; creases.


0.25" W x 8.25" H x 6.0" D

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