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PETER AND WENDY by J. M. Barrie - First Edition; First Printing - 1911 - from Rare Book Cellar (SKU: 154866)

PETER AND WENDY

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PETER AND WENDY

by J. M. Barrie

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1911. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. Owner bookplate on front pastedown. Staining on rear panel. .

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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Rare Book Cellar US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
154866
Title
PETER AND WENDY
Author
J. M. Barrie
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1911

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