Little Blacknose

by Swift, Hildegarde Hoyt

Little Blacknose: The Story of a Pioneer is a children's book written by Hildegarde Hoyt Swift and published in 1929. The book, subtitled “The Story of a Pioneer,” received a Newbery Honor award in 1930.

Little Blacknose tells the story of the DeWitt Clinton locomotive, the first steam locomotive to operate in the United States. Told from the perspective of the engine the book includes a brief history of the railway and details about the engine’s life and adventures, from the World’s Fair to Grand Central Station.

First Edition Identification and Notes

First edition published by Harcourt, Brace and Company in 1929, red cloth with black cover illustration. Original dust jacket is green, black and white with slight reddening on author name. Illustrated by Lynn Ward. 

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image of Little Blacknose: The story of a pioneer, locomotive railroad train made for  NY Central Railroad_shown in Waiting room of Grand Central Staion in NYC, Fictional history of railroading,

Little Blacknose: The story of a pioneer, locomotive railroad train made for NY Central Railroad & shown in Waiting room of Grand Central Staion in NYC, Fictional history of railroading,

by Hildegarde Hoyt Swift,; (illustrated by Lynd Ward in Color & B/W, , Tiny priceclip but Inner DJ Flap $2.75, Double pg B/W & a color Frontispiece, EX-LIBRARY Usual wear,

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1929
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1st Edition
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Harcourt Brace and Company, New York , 1929. HBDJ, 1929, 1st edition 1st printing, BK GOOD / VG+ DJ, EX-LIBRARY Usual wear, Fox, scuff . STAMPS, POCKETS, 147 pg, RED CLOTH WITH BLACK CVR ILLUSTRATION tape edge residue ,as told by the first steam engine. - Little Blacknose, His trial run was from Albany to Schenectady at… Read more
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Little Blacknose: The Story of a Pioneer

by Swift, Hildegarde Hoyt

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1929
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NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1929. dj w/chipping, in mylar; illustrated end papers; 149 clean, unmarked pages; rust c w/black titles. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Lynn Ward. 12 vo.
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Little Blacknose: The Story of a Pioneer

by Swift, Hildegarde Hoyt

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1930
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Good
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Fifth Printing
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New York: Harcourt Brace, 1930. 149 pages, b/w chapter heads and decorations top of each page, 8 full-page illustrations in black, white and red or green by Lynd Ward, illustrated endpapers; 12mo, orange ribbed cloth. Very good-, spine sunned, light cover soil, one plate loose; no dust jacket. Fifth Printing. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Ward, Lynd.
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Little Blacknose: The Story of a Pioneer

by Hildegarde Hoyt Swift

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POOR
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9789997488978
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E. M. Hale & Co. (Harcourt, Brace & Co.). Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.
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