Book #24875

The Blue Bird; A Fairy Play In Six Acts

Maurice Maeterlinck
The Blue Bird; A Fairy Play In Six Acts. Maurice Maeterlinck.
The Blue Bird; A Fairy Play In Six Acts
The Blue Bird; A Fairy Play In Six Acts
The Blue Bird; A Fairy Play In Six Acts

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket
Edition: Reprint
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1912.

An attractive Reprint of the first American edition, published by Dodd, Mead, and Company in 1909. In the original cloth in Very Good+ condition, early owner's signature on the title page. In the scarce, chipped dust-jacket, split along spine.

Whatever Maeterlinck does he does exquisitely. "The Blue Bird" is a play about children, written for adults, and it is altogether charming. In its atmosphere of wonder and magic, and its delightful fidelity to the nature of children, it is much like "Peter Pan". In its atmosphere of wonder and magic, and its delightful fidelity to the nature of children, it is much like "Peter Pan". Maeterlinck needs to introduction as a writer of plays, since he has already prduced such dramas as "Monna Vanna" and "Pelléas and Mélisande" (from the dust-jacket) ; 287,[1] pages.

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