HANDSOMELY BOUND SET OF J.M. BARRIE'S NOVELS AND TALES
BARRIE, J. M. The Novels, Tales, and Sketches of J. M. Barrie. Twelve volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter brown morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and partly unopened. $2600.
"Author's Edition" of Barrie's works, the "only American edition of [Barrie's] works to be sanctioned by [him]" (from the author's preface), handsomely bound.
Illustrated with frontispieces in each volume and numerous full-page plates throughout. This set includes Peter and Wendy and The Little White Bird, in which Barrie's beloved and immortal character Peter Pan is first introduced.
Interiors fine, light expert restoration to handsome contemporary bindings.