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    Watty Piper. The Little Engine that Could. Retold from "The Pony Engine" by Mabel C. Bragg. New York: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., [1930]. First edition in the rare first issue dust jacket. Octavo. Unpaginated, [26] pages. Illustrated by Lois L. Lenski. Publisher's red cloth with bright color illustration over front board; original illustrated dust jacket with two-line imprint beginning with "No. 358" to lower left front panel and front board. Minor edgewear. Illustrated endpapers; bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown; minor damage from removed sticker to rear free endpaper verso, very minor offsetting from dust jacket. Internally clean; colors bright, minor intermittent soiling. Dust jacket with heavy edgewear; 1 x 1-inch open tear to foot of spine, chipping to head of spine; approx. 1-inch closed tear and creasing in front panel, 2-inch closed tear in back panel, 3 x 2-inch open tear in rear flap, some soiling overall, somewhat rubbed, minor staining and bleeding on verso. Very good book with fair dust jacket.

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    October, 2020
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