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J.M Barrie

A Window in Thrums. First Illustrated Edition

Period:
19th Century
Description:

The author's own copy, possibly a limited edition of 560 copies (signature page lost).

 

Large format edition of Sir J M Barrie's autobiographical novel, illustrated with 18 etchings by artist William Hole, RSA.  Bound with blue cloth with faded gilt lettering on the spine. 

 

Sold at an Elkin Mathews Sale, February 1938 (part of Catalogue No 34), a few months after the author's death.

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
width 190mm, height 260mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2004.15.1.4
Digital Number:
DMBK022n
Creation Date:
1892
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council