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Peter and Wendy

by Barrie, J. M

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EB: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good. 1911. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. 1911. 267 pgs. Illustrated with black and white plates. First Edition/First Printing. Bound in gilt decorated cloth boards with gilt titles present. Boards are rubbed and worn with the titles along the spine rubbed mostly off and a tear present to the heel of the spine. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. All children except one grow up. In 1904, Peter Pan first flew across a London stage and into the bedroom of Wendy, John, and Michael Darling. Ever since, this perpetual youth has continued to delight children of all ages. Young readers will happily soar with him and his friends to enchanted Neverland, where they’ll meet Tinkerbell, the Lost Boys, and the “dark and sinister” Captain Hook. It’s a tale as ageless as its beloved hero. EB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages .

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
Last Exit Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
60094
Title
Peter and Wendy
Author
Barrie, J. M
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
EB
Date published
1911

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