Little Minister, The / Barrie, J. M. / Illustrator: Gilbert, C. Allen

Little Minister, The / Barrie, J. M. / Illustrator: Gilbert, C. Allen

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First Edition, Maude Adams Edition, autographed. Brown cloth covers w/ brown embossed lettering on front, gilt thistle embellishments and lettering on spine. Top edge is also gilt. Deckled edges. Photo of Maude Adams on front cover has moderate to heavy scuffing. Boards have some rubbing and soiling overall, particularly at backstrip and edges.Head and heel of spine are bumped. Head of spine is beginning to fray while heel is completely threadbare at the two corners. The volume is cocked forward and the corners are buimped and exposed as well. Front hinge is cracked and cover is shaken and loose. Front endpapers are becoming loose. PP 157 has a large piece missing out of the fore margin, text not affected. A few other splotches and smudges to pages, but the copy is overall unmarked and only slightly affected by browning. Illustrated w/ photos from play and with b/w illustrations by Gilbert. Inside of front cover is a bookplate stating Autograph Edition and is AUTOGRAPHED BY MAUDE ADAMS in pencil. / Good / First Edition / Publication: R. H. Russell, New York, 1898 / DJ: No DJ / 375pp / 8vo = over 9"
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