Peter Pan. The Boy who Would Never Grow (1916)
Book ID: 65471
Peter Pan. The Boy Who Would Never Grow Up to be a Man. Retold from Sir James M. Barrie’s Famous Play. Edited and Arranged by Frederick Orville Perkins. Boston: Silver, Burdett & Co., 1916. First Edition Thus. Pp, 73. A nice copy in illustrated cloth covers & pictorial endpapers.
With sixteen illustrations by Alice B. Woodward, one of the most prolific illustrators of children’s literature at the turn of the 20th century.
Adapted for the novel ‘The Little White Bird’ the central chapters of which tell of a child named Peter Pan who escaped from being a human when he was seven days old and flew back to Kensington Gardens.