Thomas the Tank book Oliver The Western Engine by Rev. W. Awdry is for sale. Oliver The Western Engine is Number 24 in the Thomas the Tank Railway Series. This is a first edition of Oliver the Western Engine with the rare dust jacket.
The dust jacket has a colour illustration to the front and advertisements to the back, with the price of “6/-“ to the front flap. The dust jacket is in Very Good condition with slight wear to the edges; minor loss to the back; and rubbing to the back. The inside flap has a Rev W Awdry catalogue list of Thomas the Tank books
The original publisher’s blue boards bears the title Oliver the Western Engine to the front board in orange, with an illustration of Oliver also in orange above this title. The boards are in Fine condition
There are 56 numbered pages with text to the left hand side of the page, and colour illustrations to the right. The pages are very clean with a name in small writing to the top right corner of the blank front free endpaper, otherwise overall in Near Fine condition