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Peter and Wendy by  J. M Barrie - Signed First Edition - 1911 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: 701129730)

Peter and Wendy

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Peter and Wendy

by Barrie, J. M

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by J.M. Barrie on a handwritten letter. A beautiful copy bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author.

Synopsis

Peter and Wendy (1911) is the title of James M. Barrie's novelization of his most famous play, Peter Pan: or, The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up (1904). Inspired by Barrie's friendship with the Llewelyn Davies family, both the play and the novel tell the story of Peter Pan, a mischievous young boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy Darling and her brothers. The novel follows the play closely, though its final chapter is an addition to the original work. Peter and Wendy was first published in 1911 by Hodder & Stoughton in the United Kingdom and Charles Scribner's Sons in the United States. In 1929, Barrie gave the copyright to the works featuring Peter Pan to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), Britain's leading children's hospital.

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Bookseller
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
701129730
Title
Peter and Wendy
Author
Barrie, J. M
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hodder and Stoughton, London
Date published
1911

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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Publisher's cloth
A hardcover book comprised of cloth over hard pasteboard boards. ...[more]
crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]

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