Roald Dahl’s Guide to Railway Safety

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Information on identifying editions is from Richard Walker’s “Roald Dahl – A Guide to Collecting His First Editions”.

  • First edition:
    • British Railways Board, 1991, UK.
      • Illustrated by: Quentin Blake
      • To identify: Authorial copyright statement with the date of publication followed underneath by ‘Published by British Railways Board’ published in softcover and not priced
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This is a small publication of 24 pages plus covers which would be described as “wraps” or cardboard similar to paperback covers. In this case, the whole thing is stapled together, not glued.

The copyright is on the inside cover. It states:

British Railways Board asked Roald Dahl
to write the text of this book,
and Quentin Blake to illustrate it,
to help young people enjoy
using the railways safely.British Railways Board gratefully acknowledges
their willing co–operation

Copyright Felicity Dahl 1991 and the
Executors of the Estate of Roald Dahl for so long
as the period of executorship subsists under the said Estate.

Published by British Railways Board
Produced by Michael Benn and Associates
(0937) 844515
Designed by Clinton Banbury
Printed by Hunterprint Group Plc.