PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS. London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, n.d. [1912]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii [viii-xii] 1-125 [126] [127: ads] [128: blank], sixteen tipped in plates with color illustrations by Arthur Rackham, each with captioned tissue guard, Peter Pan's map of Kensington Gardens on front endpapers, original pictorial red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. Later edition, later printing circa 1929. Peter Pan first appeared in Barrie's THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD (1902) and the part concerning Peter later became PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS (1906). Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-18. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), pp. 87 and 754. Bleiler (1978), p. 16. Reginald 00908. Tiny nick in cloth at top edge of rear cover, one plate has a short closed tear in the margin of the mount, a bright, nearly fine copy in good pictorial dust jacket (priced 10/6 net) with 40x45 mm chip from the crown of the spine panel. A nice copy of this classic. (#160336).

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