Du Maurier, George PETER IBBETSON: With an Introduction by His Cousin Lady ***** ("Madge Plunket")
London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1896. First edition thus. Rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, with the original and exquisite gilt-illustrated cover and spine bound in at the rear. Hardcover. Spine faded, a whisper of wear to the extremities, else a near fine copy splendidly rebound in gilt-ruled and lettered indigo leather, with hubbed and tooled spine, gilt-lettered leather title labels to spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers.
With eighty-five b&w illustrations by Du Maurier, author of TRILBY and a caricaturist for PUNCH magazine. The book has been filmed twice, in 1921 as FOREVER with Wallace Reid in the title role, and in 1935 with Gary Cooper as Peter.