The Little White Bird, or Adventures in Kensington Gardens. Barrie, ames, atthewl.
The Little White Bird, or Adventures in Kensington Gardens
The Little White Bird, or Adventures in Kensington Gardens

The Little White Bird, or Adventures in Kensington Gardens

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. First American edition. Original cloth. Octavo. vi, 349 pages. Fine. Bound in dark green publisher's cloth over boards with gilt-stamped titles and rule to spine and upper board, gilt-stamped circular illustration to upper board, with monogram of cover artists Evelyn W. Clark at lower right corner. Top edge gilt. Very slight extremity rubs.

Novel by J. M. Barrie that contains the first appearance of Peter Pan. The story is part fantasy fairly tale and part fictional diary, set in London for the most part, and aimed at an adult audience. The middle chapters featuring Peter Pan were later published separately as a children's book. The character inspired the very successful 1904 stage play, "Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up," which also introduced the characters of Wendy, Captain Hook, Tinker Bell, etc.

Item #707

Price: $300

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