1913 The Works of J. M. Barrie
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Limited Edition, Scarce, Signed, With Slipcase
The Kirriemuir edition, complete in ten volumes. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 63 signed by the publisher and printer. Very scarce in original slipcases. Volumes are: 1. Auld Light Idylls. 2. Better Dead and An Edinburgh Eleven. 3. The Little Minister. 4. My Lady Nicotine. 5. The Little White Bird. 6. Peter and Wendy. 7. Sentimental Tommy. 8. Tommy and Grizel. 9. When A Man's Single. 10. A Window In Thurms and Margaret Ogilvy. J. M. Barrie was a Scottish author and dramatist best remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Peter Pan; or the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow up, or Peter and Wendy as it is known in novel form, is Barrie's most famous work, following the story of Peter Pan in Neverland with his companion Tinkerbell, The Lost Boys, Wendy Darling and his adversary Captain Hook. The work was inspired by Barrie's relationship with the Llewelyn Davies family.
Uniformly bound in blue quarter cloth with paper covered boards and gilt Kirriemuir stamp to rear board. All in original slipcases. Externally, very smart with some light rubbing and marks to boards. Spines lightly faded. Slipcases rubbed with some wear and lifting particularly at head of cases. Marks to cases with some minor loss. Label remnant to base of slipcase for final two volumes. Internally, all volumes firmly bound aside from slight straining to When A Man's Single. Pages bright and clean aside from offsetting to endpapers which is common.
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