The Railway Children. E. Nesbit, Edith.
The Railway Children

The Railway Children. With Drawings by C. E. Brock.

London: Wells Gardner, Darlton & Co. Ltd, 1906. 8vo. Third edition. Original maroon cloth with gilt decorations to spine and front cover. Tissue-guarded frontispiece and nineteen further plates by C. E. Brock. Spine slightly faded and ends gently pushed. Ink presentation, dated 'Xmas 1916', child's underlined name, and ink stamp of E. J. Kenney, the Cambridge Latinist, on fly. Contents clean. Very good +. Item #5796

A nice copy of a reprint from the year of first publication showing just how popular the book had already become. Jenny Agutter has appeared in three filmed versions of which Lionel Jeffries' production from 1970 remains the best known.

Price: £100.00

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