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OLD PETER'S RUSSIAN TALES
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Dmitri Mitrokhin.
Stock no. 1318904
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1938. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 7 colour plates. Black and white decorations to text. viii + 334 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to front cover. Front joint is partially cracked at base. 1 plate is MISSING from this copy. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and worn with creases, 2" loss to top of spine and rest of spine is browned. Price on front flap of dustwrapper is 7/6.

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PETER DUCK
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318756
Published by Jonathan Cape. 4th 1932. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt title to front. Front endpaper is a chart of the atlantic ocean. B/w text illustrations throughout. 431 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly faded with foxspots. Name in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents, especially at textblock.

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PETER DUCK
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318630
Published by Jonathan Cape. 8th 1937. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt title to front. Front endpaper is a chart of the atlantic ocean. B/w text illustrations throughout. 431 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Some foxing to contents.

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ROD AND LINE
Written by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1818637
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Medlar Angling Classics No.3. Green cardwraps. 215 pages. ISBN: 1899600418.

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RACUNDRA'S FIRST CRUISE
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318494
Published by Jonathan Cape. 5th 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Illustrated from the author's own photographs. Spine bumped, slight spotting to spine edges. A few page corner tips creased. Endpapers and textblock foxed. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased, 0.5" loss to top of spine.

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ARTHUR RANSOME
Written by Arthur Ransome; Rupert Hart-Davis.
Stock no. 1318490
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 368 pages. ISBN: 0224012452. Spine bumped. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, slightly grubby and browned to spine.

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WINTER HOLIDAY
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318083
Published by Jonathan Cape. 4th 1936. Very good condition.

Green cloth gilt title to spine, embossed title to front cover. B/w illustrations. 359 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light mark to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents else clean. Name and date in ink to verso of frontis. Book leans to one side a little

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COOT CLUB
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2129959
Published by Jonathan Cape. 11th 1944. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind title to front cover. Maps to endpapers. 22 illustrations. 351 pages. Bumping to corners. Grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn with 2" loss to base of spine; grubby.

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SWALLOWS & AMAZONS
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Clifford Webb.
Stock no. 2129907
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1934. Almost very good condition.

New Illustrated Edition. Green cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. Pictorial endpapers, b/w illustrations. Later to be illustrated by Arthur Ransome. Bumping and wear to spine and cover edges; a little fraying to cloth along one edge. Marks to covers. Joint next to half-title page is cracked. Foxing; mostly to outer page edges. Spine cocked.

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PIGEON POST
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2129046
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1956. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers of the Hill Country. B/w illustrations. Some fading to cover edges. A little bowing to front cover. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby and scuffed with creasing; some chipping and a few tears/nicks, but minimal loss.

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THE SWALLOWS & AMAZONS ADVENTURES (6 VOLUME SET)
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome; Nancy Blackett.
Stock no. 1816941
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Boxed set of 6 of the 'Swallows & Amazons' titles: Swallows and Amazons; Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea; The Picts and the Martyrs. Contained in publisher's slipcase, just lightly scuffed.

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ROD AND LINE
Written by Arthur Ransome; Sergei Aksakov.
Stock no. 2125301
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

Essays, together with Aksakov on fishing. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. Browned spine has small tear to cloth at top. A few marks to covers. Name to front pastedown and inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. A few marks to page margins.

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