8 Gordon the Big Engine

Gordon the Big Engine, 1st edn 1953 (Rev W V Awdry)Number 8 in the series. It has Laurel and Hardy flaps.

This jacket features a clippable corner to the back flap which includes the title, author and publisher as well as the price. It appears to have been a brief fashion in 1952-5 but its purpose is unknown. Other examples can be seen in the works of Freda Hurt.

Jacket illustration by C Reginald Dalby.

ReproJacket #221-A-1, size 108.1x495mm.