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N.p.: Micawber Fine Editions, 2004. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/No jacket as issued. FINE SIGNED 1ST EDITION LIMITED ILLUSTRATED PRESENTATION COPY WITH TWO SIGNED ORIGINAL RENDERINGS IN FINE SLIPCASE. Gilt lettered leather label to spine and inlaid pictorial label to cover over blue leather. Full leather binding, not skived. Hand-sewn signatures. Marbled endpapers. Gilt embroidered place marker. 4to (sizable 10 in. x 7 in.); 130, 60, 81, 12, 16, [1] pp. (1st story, 2nd story, play, afterword, ballet essay; limitation). Presentation copy from publisher to Colorado Ballet artistic director, as published on limitation page. Limitation page includes signature register: illustrator, 1st choreographer, 2nd choreographer, Colorado Ballet artistic director, author of afterword, and publisher. Limited to 25 copies, this is an unnumbered presentation copy. Two loose full-page original color renderings each numbered 1 in 10 and signed by award-winning artist Griff Jones are included in an illustrated paper folder numbered 1 in 10. This edition also has a profusion of beautiful illustrations throughout. Peter Pan the story (1911) includes full-page color renderings by Griff Jones. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens the story (1906), includes full-page color reproductions by iconic illustrator Arthur Rackham. Peter Pan the play (1904) includes full-page color reproductions by various artists. The afterword includes in-text color and black and white reproductions by various artists. The ballet essay includes full-page and in-text color photographs, three of which are tipped-in, archived by the Colorado Ballet. The limitation page is decorated by Griff Jones. Binding tight, clean and square; pages pristine and unmarred. Fine green and yellow fabric covered slipcase with inlaid pictorial label. Fine first edition limited illustrated presentation copy, signed by six principal contributors, including two original signed renderings, in fine slipcase. Beautiful fine press production of J. M. Barrie's imaginative and memorable fairy play.
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