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J. M. Barrie Peter and Wendy 1911 First American Edition Children's Peter Pan
1911. "Peter and Wendy" by J. M. Barrie. First American edition, first printing with "Published October, 1911" on the copyright page along with the Scribner's Seal. Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1911, published simultaneously with the British edition. Illustrated by F. D. Bedford with 13 half-tone illustrations, including the frontispiece and pictorial title page. Measures 5.5" x 8.25", 267 pages. The book is in very good plus condition. Gilt decorations and lettering on the front board and spine are remarkably well preserved and bright. Christmas gift inscription from 1911 to a Gertrude Sturgis, who according to her obituary was a childhood friend of Eleanor Roosevelt. Corners are bumped, and the top outer corners are dented about half an inch from the corners. Page 3 is dog-eared. The contents are clean and bright. A wonderful and collectible copy of this rare book. Please view the many other rare titles available for sale at our store.We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(J8-21). [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Ernestoic Books (ernestoic) [Buffalo, New York, US]
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