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RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); BARRIE, J. M.

Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens

(From "The Little White Bird").

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1906 Stock Code: 121585
£2,250.00
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First Rackham edition. Barrie asked Rackham to illustrate not the play Peter Pan (which remained unpublished until 1928) but make a new book from those chapters from The Little White Bird (1902) that had first introduced the character.

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Description

Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in terracotta morocco, titles and centre tool to spine gilt, raised bands, multiple fillets and cornerpieces gilt to boards and turn-ins, floral endpapers, gilt edges.

Illustrations

With 50 tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues bound in at rear.

Condition

Some minor foxing to prelims, an excellent copy in a fine binding.

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