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Barrie, J. M.; F. D. Bedford (illustrator).
Peter and Wendy.
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911 - First Edition, First Printing, with "Published October 1911" and the Scribner seal present on the copyright page. Author: Barrie, J. M.; F. D. Bedford (illustrator). Title: Peter and Wendy. Language: Text in English. Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911 - First Edition, First Printing, with "Published October 1911" and the Scribner seal present on the copyright page. Size : 8 "X 6 ". Pages: 267 pages. Binding: Very good and attractive full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed with very bright gilt decorations - as shown) under a removable mylar cover. Content: Good to very good content (tight, some light foxing and staining - mainly in the margins of the pages - as shown, frontispiece tissue guard toned and worn - as shown). Illustrations: Complete with the 12 very nice full-page plates by F. D. Bedford). *** The book: Rare and attractive First American edition of Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up or Peter and Wendy is J. M. Barrie's most famous work, in the form of a 1904 play and a 1911 novel. Both versions tell Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy Darling and her brothers, the fairy Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys, the Indian princess Tiger Lily, and the pirate Captain Hook. Barrie's friendship inspired the play and novel with the Llewelyn Davies family. Barrie continued to revise the play for years after its debut; the novel reflects one version of the story. A rare find in any condition! [Attributes: First Edition; H … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: MFLIBRA Antique Books [MONTREAL, QC, Canada]
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