1920 Rare Book - PETER PAN in Kensington Garden illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
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Author: Sir James Matthew Barrie. (Illustrator, Arthur Rackham).
Title: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. With Drawings by Arthur Rackham.
Publisher: London, New York, Toronto, Hodder and Stoughton, no date (circa 1920).
Language: Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: 125 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine binding elegantly bound in red half morocco leather over matching marbled paper sides (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, light foxing or staining - as shown, original endpaper map bound at rear - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful 16 color plates with captioned tissue guards by Arthur Rackham.
The book: Beautiful Edition illustrated by Rackham of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens -- a novel by J. M. Barrie, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, and published by Hodder & Stoughton; it is one of four major literary works by Barrie featuring the widely known literary character he created, Peter Pan. Most of the text originally appeared as chapters 13–18 of Barrie's 1902 novel The Little White Bird.
The illustrator: Arthur Rackham RWS (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator. He is recognized as one of the leading literary figures during the Golden Age of British book illustration. His work is noted for its robust pen and ink drawings, which were combined with the use of watercolor, a technique he developed due to his background as a journalistic illustrator.
The author: Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM (9 May 1860 – 19 June 1937) was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. He was born and educated in Scotland and then moved to London, where he wrote a number of successful novels and plays.
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