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The Little White Bird

by Barrie, J. M

Condition: Near Fine


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. New York: Scribner's, 1913. First thus. The Novels, Tales and Sketches of J. M. Barrie. Maroon silk with gilt titles. 286 pp. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece by Clark with protective tissue. Two additional plates by Rackham. Spine lightly faded, a bit of scuffing. Book appears unread. Near fine.. First Thus. Silk. Near Fine. Illus. by Clark, Walter Appleton; Rackham, Arthur. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

The Little White Bird is a series of short episodes, narratives and day-to-day accounts of J M Barrie's life in London. The tone oscillates from whimsical to social comedy to darkly aggressive. Part of the book's continuing popularity was due to the couple of softer chapters telling the story of Peter Pan, later to become the hero of Barrie's most famous work.


  • Bookseller: Rose's Books, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 015425
  • Title: The Little White Bird
  • Author: Barrie, J. M
  • Illustrator: Clark, Walter Appleton; Rackham, Arthur
  • Format/binding:
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1913
  • Keywords: PETER PAN
  • Bookseller catalogs: Rare Children's Books;


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