The Reverend Awdry’s Map of Sodor

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Railway Map of the Island of Sodor, where Thomas the Tank Engine & his friends have their adventures

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Title

The Reverend Awdry’s Map of Sodor

Mapmaker(s)

AWDRY, Rev. Wilbert, KENNEY, John T

Publisher

Edmund Ward Ltd

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1958

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

29 x 53 cm [sheet size]

Full Description

Sheet size 29 x 53 cm, printed in colours, map of Sodor with pictorial border featuring characters from Awdry’s Railway Series, the sea embellished with dolphins, mermaids and other decorative elements, and with 44 places relating to characters and incidents in the books listed in the key; laid on linen and folding into pictorial card wrappers with location map on the cover, showing the imaginary island between the Isle of Man and the northwest coast of England. The artist is uncredited, but the series was illustrated by John T Kenney at the time. Revised editions featuring new lines, contour lines and other changes were produced by Peter Edwards in 1971 and Clive Spong in 1983.