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

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Title and Author/Editor The Little Engine That Could (Watty Piper)
Genre Children’s, Literary and Classic
Illustrator Lois Lenski (American, 1893–1974)
Binding Cloth with pastedown illustration
Publisher or Printer The Platt & Munk Co.
Publication Year Circa 1938
Period 1930s, Vintage, Early to Mid 20th Century
Place of Publication New York
Edition Statement First Edition, Fourth State
Language English
Number of Books 1
Additional Information Fourth state (D variant) point includes single line on the lower left of the front board.


- generally tight binding and hinges; light rubbing, fraying, discoloration, stains, and wear to boards and backstrip; markings, and toning to pastedown illustration; bumped spine and corners; page toning; graphite markings to front endpapers; dated inscription to half-title page.


0.25" W x 8.25" H x 6.5" D

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