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Peter and Wendy by  J. M Barrie - First American Edition - 1911 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140941394)

Peter and Wendy

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Peter and Wendy

by Barrie, J. M

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. First American Edition. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's green cloth elaborately stamped in gilt; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good, with toning and stray mark to spine, light staining to covers. Previous owner bookplates to front pastedown and free endpaper. Pages toned, with light and sporadic staining, several leaves roughly opened and edge-chipped, and loss to text.

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
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
140941394
Title
Peter and Wendy
Author
Barrie, J. M
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1911
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Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
leaves
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