We’re moving house in a few days, and with some serious illness in the family also to contend with I’m not going to be able to maintain the usual range of posts over the next few days – so I thought I’d show you some pages of an extraordinary children’s book I picked up in a charity shop in Somerset recently.
Once again, it offers a glimpse into a very different era that wasn’t so very long ago. I hope you enjoy this material as much as I do.
Steam enthusiasts should look out for illustrations of steam-powered paddle-wheel tugs a little later, and also a smattering of shipyard tank engines.
As always, click on each image for a larger and clearer view.
Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible, I promise!
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