The Little Fire Engine by Graham Greene illustrated by Edward Ardizzone



Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone, ‘The Little Fire Engine’ by Graham Greene

Oblong 8vo. Bound in laminated pictorial boards 48pp. On front loose endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Illustrated throughout in colour by Edward Ardizzone. Loosely inserted is The Scottish Arts Council label for an exhibition, in which this copy was lent for. Fine copy.

Size 18.5 x 25cm (7.25 x 10 inches)

Originally published circa 1950 by Grahame Greene, illustrated by Dorothy Craigie. (Dorothy Glover). This is a new edition published by Bodley Head with new text and illustrations.

Item details

Provenance: Andrew Murray, Director of Mayor Gallery, Cork Street, London. The Mayor Gallery exhibited Ardizzone s work in the 1960 s . Andrew Murray lent his personal collection of books and prints etc. to the travelling exhibition by Middlesbrough Museum in 1982.

Item details

Publisher: Bodley Head
Signed: No
Date: 1973
Place: London
Condition: Near Fine
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone
Book ID: 60002425

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