Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens – J M Barrie, Arthur Rackham (1920s)

S$195.00

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens – J M Barrie, Arthur Rackham (1920s)

S$195.00

A very early edition of an Arthur Rackham illustrated Peter Pan. Contains lovely reproductions of the Rackham illustrations protected by tissue guards.

Title: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

Author: J M Barrie, Arthur Rackham

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, exact date unknown, but research reveals it to be circa 1920s.

Condition: Hardcover, cloth. Some fading to cover, slight foxing to ffep, one colour plate with slightly uneven edges. Octavo. With 16 colour plates with tissue guards, beautifully reproduced.

1 in stock

SKU: peter-pan-1920s-rackham Categories: , , Tag:

Description

A very early edition of an Arthur Rackham illustrated Peter Pan. Note that this octavo edition is not one of the later cheap editions, but contains lovely reproductions of the Rackham illustrations protected by tissue guards.

About the book (from wikipedia):

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

It tells the story of how Peter left his family as an infant, became a friend of fairies, and (re)learned to fly.