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Peter and Wendy by  J. M Barrie - First Edition - 1911 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140943036)

Peter and Wendy

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Peter and Wendy

by Barrie, J. M

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. First Edition. Near Fine. First American edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's olive green cloth with elaborate gilt stamping; lacking the scarce dust jacket. Near Fine with light rubbing to cloth and slight toning to spine and edges. Pages lightly toned. A lovely copy.

Synopsis

Peter and Wendy (1911) is the title of James M. Barrie's novelization of his most famous play, Peter Pan: or, The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up (1904). Inspired by Barrie's friendship with the Llewelyn Davies family, both the play and the novel tell the story of Peter Pan, a mischievous young boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy Darling and her brothers. The novel follows the play closely, though its final chapter is an addition to the original work. Peter and Wendy was first published in 1911 by Hodder & Stoughton in the United Kingdom and Charles Scribner's Sons in the United States. In 1929, Barrie gave the copyright to the works featuring Peter Pan to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), Britain's leading children's hospital.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140943036
Title
Peter and Wendy
Author
Barrie, J. M
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1911
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Burnside Rare Books specializes in literary first editions and works of cultural and historic significance. We are located in Portland, Oregon and welcome visitors by appointment.

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
rubbing
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fine
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gilt
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jacket
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Cloth
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