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Peter and Wendy

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Peter and Wendy

by BARRIE, J.M

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1911 TRUE 1st ed Peter Pan and Wendy JM Barrie Children's Literature Illustrated

"Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it."

J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

A fine first British printing of "Peter and Wendy" by J.M. Barrie. The story of Peter Pan is one of most famous and beloved children's stories of all time and has inspired some of the most enjoyed films, music, and plays.

We offer here the rare and highly desirable true first edition!

Item number: #15578

Price: $1500

BARRIE, J.M.

Peter and Wendy

London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1911]. First edition 1st printing


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o vii, [1], 267, [1]

o 12 illustrations

· Edition notes

o Undated, expected of the first British edition.

(no date on title page OR verso)

· Language: English

· Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure

o Decorative green cloth

· Size: ~8in X 5.75in (20.5cm x 14.5cm)

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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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book dealer
Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
15578
Title
Peter and Wendy
Author
BARRIE, J.M
Format/binding
Hardcover; tight & secure
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1911
Keywords
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