Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

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Author: J. M. Barrie

Illustrator: Arthur Rackham

BARRIE, J[ames] M[atthew]. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. With Drawings by Arthur Rackham. NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1906. 8vo, xiv 176pp. Olive cloth pictorially stamped in gilt. Olive endpapers; 50 hand-tipped color plates with captioned tissue guards. An clean, tight copy with edges lightly rubbed, spine a little sunned, half-inch spot at bottom right of front cover, title and its tissue guard foxed, about half the other tissue guards lightly foxed. Nonetheless, an attractive copy with its beautiful pictorial stamping still bright. 

First US edition. The second of Rackham’s lavish illustrated editions, featuring 50 spectacular color plates. This story, from Barrie’s 1902 novel The Little White Bird, tells of the infant Peter Pan. This is the first illustrated edition of this story.