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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J M Barrie - Hardcover - from E C Books and Biblio.com

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

by J M Barrie

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London : Hodder and Stoughton Limited A very good copy of the second enlarged Hodder edition of Peter Pan with Arthur Rackham illustrations. Undated but 1912. In decorative cloth binding with 50 tipped in colour plates and numerous black and white designs and illustrations, 7 of which are full page. This copy has a bright front board with slight fading towards the edges. The spine has been relaid onto matching cloth and new matching cloth has been used to re-cover the back board. The corners have slight bumping. The binding is sound, clean and tight. The original endpapers have been repaired. The front free endpaper has some browning with a lighter square in the middle. The contents are in very good clean condition with a very occasional light spot or mark. The text pages have light toning towards the page edges; the plates are in very good clean condition. The black and white plate at p81 has been relaid on matching paper. A nice copy.

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens is a novel by James M. Barrie, published in 1906; it is one of four major literary works by Barrie featuring the widely known literary character he originated, Peter Pan.


  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031932
  • Title: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
  • Author: J M Barrie
  • Illustrator:Arthur Rackham
  • Format/binding:Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Limited
  • Place: London
  • Keywords: peter pan; rackham; early twentieth century illustrated
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated; Children's;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall


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