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The Little White Bird (First Apperance Of Peter Pan, In Modern Full Morocco)

by Barrie, J. M. [James M.]

Condition: Fine/No Jacket


London: Hodder And Stoughton, 1902. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Frontispiece Map Of Kensington Gardens. Viii, 312. First Printing. Recently Bound In Full Red Morocco, Spine Gilkt In All Compartments, Covers With Gilt Rules, Devices At Corner, Gilt Turns, Marbled Endpapers, All Edges Gilt. Fine.


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.




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