Category: Modern First Editions

PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS Stock code: 11622

Publisher:

London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1906

Description:

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original vellum with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. Top edges gilt. With 50 tipped in colour illustrations by Arthur Rackham. A super near fine copy, the vellum ever so lightly toned to the extremities, the spine remaining rounded and the gilt bright. Silk ties lacking (tiny piece laid in). The contents are entirely complete with all 50 colour plates and their tissue guards in fine condition. There is a little spotting to the text page edges and small neat ownership inscription at the top of the front endpaper. A lovely example. Housed in a purpose made quarter morocco solander case.

Price:

£5,000.00

Notes:

One of 500 copies, this copy numbered 131 and signed by Arthur Rackham on the limitation page. The artist's highlight and one of the most beautifully illustrated books of the Golden Age.