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Illustrated. Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall. Stunning, collectible, sharp, straight copy with a barely noticable stamp on illustrated fep: "Doubleday Employee Book Sale", bit of light foxing on endpapers, else as new inside and out. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows very light color loss from storage, no chips or tears. 107 pg tale of Eddie who had lived all twelve years of his life at Penn's Manor on the Delaware River. He and his best friend, Tom, spent hours exploring the riverbank together, or hunting for buried treasure in the woods nearby. When Eddie's father, an engineer with the Camden and Amboy Railroad, is chosen to make the new run west out of Philadelphia, Eddie must move to a new home in Pittsburgh at the end of the line. But his sadness at leaving old friends and familiar places is soon eased by his pride in his father and the adventure of the first train ride across Pennsylvania. A touching story during the exciting days of the early railroads. We gift wrap every book at no charge and place dust wrappers in new mylar whenever possible. Book images available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed.
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