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PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS

Written by J.M. Barrie
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1912

PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus. 1912. Hardback. Large format.

This is the "New Edition", a reprint of the first but with a new colour frontis and an additional 7 b/w drawings. 50 superb tipped-in colour plates distributed throughout the book. Numerous b/w drawings including some full-page. Green cloth, elaborate gilt decorations to front cover and spine. 126 pages. Large format, 11.25 x 8.5 inches.

Almost very good condition. Spine is faded, with 1" tear to cloth at top; smaller nicks to base; faded. Cover edges are unevenly faded. A few other marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing to pages throughout book. 50 plates are in excellent condition; just a couple of creased tissue-guards. 2 pages are detached, but loosely inserted.

Stock no. 2114969

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PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1912. Hardback. Large format.

This is the "New Edition", a reprint of the first but with a new colour frontis and an additional 7 b/w drawings. 50 superb tipped-in colour plates distributed throughout the book. Numerous b/w drawings including some full-page. Green cloth, elaborate gilt decorations to front cover and spine. 126 pages. Large format, 11.25 x 8.5 inches.

Almost very good condition. Light wear to top of spine, with a little fraying. Corners bumped. Fading to spine. A few marks to covers. Personal bookplate to front pastedown. Inscription to front free endpaper. Some page edge creasing, with a couple of small nicks. 3 tissue-guards are missing. Some light foxing throughout. Plates are still beautifully bright - overall a pleasing copy of this charming book.

Stock no. 446461

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