Hand Written Note Signed Included
|Publisher||CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS|
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. FIRST EDITION, thus, Limited Edition; Fourteen (14) matching volumes. Limited to 1030 copies of which this is hand numbered #258 and signed “Charles Scribner's Sons.: 8vo 8" - 9" tall Very good solid condition, bound in original cloth with paper title labels on spines, previous owners label on front pastedown. Mauve paper covered boards, cream cloth spine, with gilt Peter Pan oval design on front boards. 9.5 inches tall. Light fading and minor soil on spines. Boards with scant light soil. All solid. Firm hinges. Introduction by author, thanking Messrs. Scribner for this only uniform edition of his works produced in America and for the opportunity they have given him to go over it with them and "bring it up to date." Frontispiece illustrations with attached tissue guards. CONTENTS: Vol I: Auld Licht Idylls - A Window In Thrums, Vol II: My Lady Nicotine - Better Dead, Vol III When A Man's Single, Vol IV: The Little Minister, Vol V: Sentimental Tommy, Vol VI: Tommy And Grizel, Vol VII The Little White Bird, Vol VIII: Margaret Ogilvy And Others, Vol IX: Courage - Peter And Wendy, Vol X: Peter Pan And Other Plays, Vol XI: The Admirable Crichton And Other Plays, Vol XII: What Every Woman Knows And Other Plays, Vol XIII: Dear Brutus And Other Plays, Vol XIV: Mary Rose And Other Plays. Heriloom quality set which is further enhanced by the inclusion of am original hand written note on author’s personal residential "Lancaster Gate" stationary . . . “5 May 1902 - My Dear Benjamin, Greetings and welcome. Please let me know as soon as you have arrived. Sincerely, J.M. Barrie” - laid in to volume one of this remarkable set. Certain to be the centerpiece of any rare book collection. Both an heirloom and constantly appreciating investment by the author of one of the most cherished works in the English language!