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Peter And Wendy : Two Page Hand Written Letter With Envelope Laid-in

by J.M. Barrie

Publisher :Scribner's Sons
Year :1911
Edition :First
Printing :First
Pages :267
Condition :Very Good
Binding :Hardcover
Signed :Yes
Price : $6749.95


Item Description :

Scribner's Sons, 1911. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING "Published October 1911." Hardback, olive green cloth with elaborate gilt decoration depicting Peter Pan, two mermaids, and the crocodile etc. on front board, and Captain Hook on the spine. One of the most difficult of the classics to find in true first edition and collectible condition. "PETER AND WENDY" by J.M. Barrie, the earliest published form of the story of Peter Pan and Wendy. Nice crisp pages. The binding is tight and there is slight wear around the edges. The green cover trimmed embossed in gilt is absolutely beautiful. The spine has faded with little or no gilt. Heirloom collectors book. Laid-in is two page hand written letter by author to a individual in New Zealand claiming to have common ancestry, which Barrie disspells in no uncertain terms in this lengthy note. (As he was writing about his paternal lineage, author writes his name “Barrie” no less than two other times in body of letter in addition to his bold signature, thus like having a triple signed document!) Includes Barrie hand written envelope and vintage English stamps and New Zealand postmarks. Truly a spectacular addition to ANY collection of any magnitude. Considered one of the most influential and greatest works in the English language couple with a fantastic signed and dated letter by the noted author. 267 pages.



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