The Illustrated Railway Children - Railway Heritage (Paperback)
  • The Illustrated Railway Children - Railway Heritage (Paperback)
zoom

The Illustrated Railway Children - Railway Heritage (Paperback)

(author)
£10.00
Paperback 160 Pages / Published: 24/09/2014
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
'Oh Daddy my Daddy' Those four words have since Edith Nesbit wrote them bought a tear to the eye of the majority of readers and cinema goers the world over who have been drawn to this now truly classic story. Here though is a new paperback edition of the work to delight and enthrall. What makes this edition special is that it is copiously illustrated with carefully selected images from real life reflecting the period in which the story itself is set. Jenny Agutter has written a foreword to this fine book which we know will become much sought after volume amongst collectors. 'They were not railway children to begin with. I don't suppose they had ever thought about railways except as means of getting to Maskelyne and Cooke's, the Pantomime, Zoological Gardens, and Madame Tussaud's. They were just ordinary suburban children, and they lived with their Father and Mother in an ordinary red-brick-fronted villa, with coloured glass in the front door, a tiled passage that was called a hall, a bath-room with hot and cold water, electric bells, French windows, and a good deal of white paint, and every modern convenience,A" as the house-agents say. There were three of them.Roberta was the eldest. Of course, Mothers never have favourites, but if their Mother had had a favourite, it might have been Roberta. Next came Peter, who wished to be an Engineer when he grew up; and the youngest was Phyllis, who meant extremely well' So starts the classic story which sets the scene so admire.

Publisher: Silver Link Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781857943658
Number of pages: 160
Dimensions: 238 x 172 mm

You may also be interested in...

Brighton Rock
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Wuthering Heights
Added to basket
£5.99
Paperback
The Secret Garden
Added to basket
£6.99   £5.49
Paperback
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Woman In Black
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Alone in Berlin (Slipcase Edition)
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Jane Eyre
Added to basket
£5.99
Paperback
A Month in the Country
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
Wide Sargasso Sea
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Great Expectations
Added to basket
The Grapes of Wrath
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Added to basket
Brave New World
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.