AULD LICHT IDYLLS (Author's First Novel)

Barrie, J[ames[. M[atthew]. J. M.

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1888
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Barrie, J[ames[. M[atthew]. AULD LICHT IDYLLS. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1888. First Edition. A NEAR FINE copy with spine gilt which looks almost as new but with some minor abrasions (as almost always) to the blue buckram boards. A nice, fresh example of the author's first novel, written 14 years before he achieved literary immortality with the creation of Peter Pan. This book's sentimental visitation of Scottish eccentricity (the Auld Lichts were a strict religious sect to which Barrie's father belonged) and Scottish lore and locale made him an instant success. Complete with 2pp. of ads, upon which a previous owner has penciled its timely date of acquisition: Oct. 1929. Housed in a tidy quarter-morocco slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 001535


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Title: AULD LICHT IDYLLS (Author's First Novel)

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Publication Date: 1888

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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