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1 Barrie, J.M. My Lady Nicotine
Rahway, N.J. The Mershon Company Hard Cover Good Plus  No Jacket 
Original green cloth on boards. A series of short essays, often humourous, on smoking. Interior clean. Covers soiled. 231 pp.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Barrie, J.M. Peter and Wendy
London Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd. Early Variation Hard Cover Very Good Good Plus to Very Good F.D. Bedford 
Original blue cloth with all lettering in bright gilt and gilt design surrounding title block. Colour Frontispiece "A Lovely Spring Cleaning" is tipped-in on grey stock and duplicates DJ cover. DJ has 2-inch tear at lower front joint and small bits missing head and foot of spine (See photos). Other plates by Bedford (in order) are: Title, The Never Never Land, Peter Flew In, The Birds Were Flown, Let Him Keep Who Can, Peter On Guard, Summer Days on the Lagoon, To Die Will Be An Awfully Big Adventure, Flung Like Bales, Mook or Me This Time, This Man is Mine, Peter and Jane. No date given. Faint small foxing spots on margins of 257,259, and 261 and edges. Gutter strained at 193. Front and foot untrimmed. 267 pp. This book will be carefully wrapped, padded, and boxed for delivery locally or overseas. 
Price: 3500.00 USD
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3 Barrie, J.M. The Little Minister
N.Y. R.F. Fenno and Co. 1897 Decorative Cloth Good  No Jacket Photos from the Play 
Original blue cloth with two large irises on boards. No DJ. The play was first mounted in Washington, D.C., on 13 Sept., 1897, at the newly-built Lafayette Square Opera House. Two weeks later it opened on Broadway at either the Olympia Theatre Lyric or the Empire (Our sources conflict). We have identified the lead characters as Maude Adams, who played the Gypsy girl, Babbie Watt, and Robert Edeson, who played the Little Minister, Gavin Dishart, from the eight photos in the book. Several others are shown of the total cast of 16. The Washington opening was on a very hot night. Since the photos show no evidence of discomfort, they must have been taken at a rehearsal, or perhaps at the Broadway site some time after the Washington performance. Filmed in 1921 and again in 1934, it is an enduring story of "impossible" romance, dear to the hearts of millions. Cover soiled. Front hinge repaired with paper. 375 pp.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Barrie, J.M. What Every Woman Knows; A Comedy
N.Y. Charles Scribner's Sons 1928 Full Leather on Flexible Board Very Good Good 
Original bright red full leather on flexible boards. Unclipped DJ lightly worn head and foot. Previous owner's name. The play premiered in 1908 with the theme "behind every good man is a good woman." 120 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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