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JM Barrie

Rare books by J. M. Barrie, including first editions and signed copies of the Peter Pan books.

James Matthew Barrie (1860–1937) was a prolific Scottish author and dramatist, best known for creating Peter Pan.
The origins of Peter Pan as a literary character were long drawn out. He first appeared as a book-within-a-book in Barrie’s London story-collection The Little White Bird(1902), by which time Barrie was increasingly turning away from prose to concentrate on drama.

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  1. 117385comp
    Signed limited edition, one of 500 numbered copies, of which this is number 381, signed by the artist. Barrie asked Rackham to illustrate not the play Peter Pan (which remained unpublished until 1928) but make a new book from those chapters from The Little White Bird (1902) that had first introduced the character. Learn More
    £6,000

    Stock Code: 117385

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  2. 115977
    First US edition, first printing, with Scribner's seal and "Published October, 1911" to copyright page, and "1.50 Net" to the front panel of the dust jacket. Peter and Wendy is an expanded adaptation into novel form of the story first made popular in the 1904 stage play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up. It tells... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 115977

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  3. The Plays.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More

    Regular Price: £1,250

    Special Price £625

    Stock Code: 32040

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  4. The Plays.
    First uniform edition, first impression. The collected plays were first published earlier the same year by Hodder & Stoughton. The first play in this book is the version of Peter Pan in which the character of was established in the form we know today. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 105540

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  5. 102018
    A 16 part cut-out nursery frieze by Cora E. M. Paterson who was an English illustrator, graphic designer and poster artist. A beautiful Art Deco set depicting characters and scenes from Peter Pan. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 102018

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