ARTHUR RACKHAM 1912 EDITION PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS SIGNED BY J M BARRIE. SIGNED COPY, SIGNED BY J M BARRIE. ARTHUR RACKHAM, J M BARRIE. THE LARGEST AND BEST EDITION OF PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS From The Little White Bird London: Hodder and Stoughton, . Signed, " To Judith Masefield from J M Barrie Christmas 1912", (the exact time of this books publication).50 wonderful mounted colour plates, complete with captioned tissue guards. This copy has the incredibly rare top edge gilt, illustrated end-papers and a border around the plates, thought only to be present in the earliest copies. This 1912 edition is considered the best edition.
As recorded in Riall and Latimore & Haskell. Original green/ gilt decorated cloth.
All fifty mounted colour plates and captioned tissue guards are present, as called for, all the plates are in excellent condition. This is the large format, 11" x 9", 1912 Arthur Rackham Edition and is considered the finest edition with the fifty stunning mounted colour plates bound throughout the text, a new frontispiece, and with the beautiful additional full-page black and white illustrations that were not present in the 1906 edition. The covers are a bit rubbed/bumped, spine a bit faded, head and tail a bit rubbed/chipped. Inside hinges are still strong, some foxing as normal, the ink dedication is a little smudged, blotting paper smudge? The most desireable Arthur Rackham edition of Peter Pan, particularly with the dated J M Barrie signature, the first state illustrated end-paper and the border around the plates.
J M Barrie signed books are extremely rare, to find a copy of his most prized title illustrated by Rackham and signed by the author is an incredible find, a real treasure. A very large and heavy book.
11" x 9" and over 2 Kilos when packed. PRIVATE PRESS BOOKS FROM THE GOLDEN COCKEREL.Plus maximum 10 days from first to last finishing date. View My Other Items For Sale.
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The item "ARTHUR RACKHAM 1912 EDITION PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS SIGNED BY J M BARRIE" is in sale since Monday, October 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "rackham-man" and is located in YEOVIL. This item can be shipped worldwide.