Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. Inscribed by the Author (1919)
Author: J.M. Barrie
Book ID: 64705
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date circa 1914. Attractively bound in half red morocco, cloth boards. Spine in six compartments with gilt floral motifs & titles; raised bands. A very good copy. Housed in collector’s solander box.
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with sixteen coloured plates, each with captioned tissue guard.
Inscribed on first blank by the author: ‘May Robert Henrey and Eton flourish together/ yours Sincerely J.M. Barrie/Feb 1919.’
Robert Henrey was married to the popular French-born author Madeleine Mathilde Henrey who wrote many charming books mainly autobiographical nature.
A rare inscribed copy of Barrie’s most famous creation.