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The Little Fire Engine., 01/01/1950-12/31/1950

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 87038

Series-level Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

First Edition of the 1950 publication, The Little Fire Engine, by Graham Greene with illustrations by Dorothy Cragie.


  • 01/01/1950-12/31/1950

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From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger Record Storage box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

First edition of Graham Green's The Little Fire Engine, illustrated by Dorothy Cragie, printed for Max Parrish & Co. Ltd., Adprint House, Rathbone Place, London W1 by Jarrold & Sons Ltd, The Empire Press, Norwich in 1950. The Little Fire Engine is a 45 page children's book telling the tale of the litte fire engine, old Sam Trolley and Toby, the fire horse, who are forced out of the fire service in their village of Little Snoreing by the shiny mechanical engine and five firemen from London who move into the neighboring town of Much Snoreing.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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