A free spirited, a young
boy who can fly and never grows up, Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood
having adventures on the mystical island of Neverland as the leader of the Lost
Boys, in a world with pirates, fairies, mermaids, native indian american and
children that come from outside Neverland.
The novels had a never ending successful,
giving to his author, J.M.Barrie, fame and fortune.
The character's name comes
from two sources: Peter Llewelyn Davies, one of the five Llewelyn Davies boys
who inspired the story, and Pan, a minor deity of Greek mythology who plays
pipes to nymphs and is part human and part goat.
The god Pan represents
Nature or Man's natural state in contrast to Civilisation and the effects of
upbringing on human behaviour. Peter Pan is a free spirit, being too young to
be burdened with the effects of education or to have an adult appreciation of
SAINT-CLAIR. 1975. In-8 Carré. Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 252 pages. Quelques illustrations en noir et blanc hors texte. Version française de Madeleine Chabrier.
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3 volumes. First edition, with the 16 pages of ads dated "5 G.9.91." WITH MANUSCRIPT LETTER TIPPED IN SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR IN 1891. With half-titles as called for and extra illustrated with a tipped on half-tone photograph of the author on the blank opposite the tipped in manuscript letter. 8vo,, publisher's original brown cloth lettered in gilt on spines. Now housed in a very handsome custom slipcase with a triple-rounded brown morocco back with raised bands, gilt lettered and tooled. viii, 232, ads; 239; 232 pp. A handsome set, with a manuscript letter in fine condition. The tex...