PETER AND WENDY

(New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911).

FIRST EDITION, SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. The first American publication of the well-known Peter Pan story, including Wendy, Tinker Bell, and Captain Hook and his pirates. It was issued simultaneously with, and identical to, the English printing. The magical flight to Neverland and the many adventures that take place there is the story from the Peter Pan mythos that is best known. It has also been a popular one for adaptations into other media; the best know of these being the 1953 animated feature film produced by Walt Disney and the series of Broadway musical productions starring at various times Mary Martin, Sandy Duncan, and Cathy Rigby. Item #32082

First edition, formatted and designed as the English, but this, issued in America. Illustrated with a frontispiece, title-page and numerous black & white plates by F.D. Bedford. 8vo, publisher’s original olive green cloth, the upper cover and spine with elaborate gilt pictorial decorations and lettering in all-over designs. ix, 267. A fine, bright and handsome copy with minimal evidence of age. Two of the plates have colouring by a later hand.

Price: $1,250.00