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J.M. BARRIE —  “ACKNOWLEDGES’ CO-AUTHORSHIP OF PETER PAN!

“THIS MAKES YOU MY COLLABORATOR IN P[ETER] PAN”

BARRIE, JAMES M. (1860-1937) Scottish novelist and dramatist, best known for creating the character of Peter Pan.  Autograph Letter Signed “J.M. Barrie,” on Adelphi Terrace House stationary. One page, octavo. [London]. September 21, 1924. With original transmittal envelope, stamped and postal marked. Fine condition. Barrie writes:

“Dear Miss Armitage, I expect you are right about the  button [?].   I had not thought of ‘it’.  This makes you my collaborator in P. Pan, and I accept with pleasure. But I never send any  royalties– –.  You have – a share in Mary Rose [a play in three acts, published 1924] – also as the day after your letter arrived the publishers announced its immediate production.  Yours Sincerely, J.M. Barrie.”

$4250.00

 

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