The Admirale Chrichton by J. M. Barrie, Signed by Illustrator, Limited Luxury Edition, #89 of 500, 1914

This is J. M. Barrie's "The Admirale Chrichton" published in London by Hodder & Stoughton in 1914 in a full velum cover.

The volume is illustrated with 21 tipped-in color plates by Hugh Thomson, with printed tissue guards and full gilt decorated vellum, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, tan cloth slipcase.

The copy is signed by the illustrator, Thomson at the limitation statement, with laid in advertisement for Mr. Hugh Thomson's Water-Colours, from The Leicester Galleries in London.

One of the best known of Barrie's fantastic modern plays, which follows the exploits of an aristocratic English family who revert to the state of Nature when shipwrecked on a desert island. While there they are willing slaves of their former butler, but on return to civilization the positions are shifted.

Limited edition copy no. 89 of 500

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