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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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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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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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SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2130035
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1953. Almost very good condition.

Green boards. Gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. Smaller format. 7.5 x 5". 352 pages. Cheap edition. Spine is browned with bumping and a few marks. Some scuff marks to covers. Heavy page edge browning; damp mark to outer page edges.

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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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GREAT NORTHERN?
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2129407
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 351 pages. Bumping to a couple of corners. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is edge-torn with some creasing; minimal loss at corners.

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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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THE BIG SIX
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1316068
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers - maps of Norfolk Broads. B/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. A couple of small, light marks to spine. Name in ink to top edge of front endpaper. Inscription in ink to fly-leaf. Some fingermarks to page margins and a few light foxspots.

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PIGEON POST
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1316067
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth. Gilt title to front cover and spine. Illustrated endpapers of 'The Hill Country'. B/w text illustrations. 383 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few light marks to covers. Page 281/2 has 1" loss to lower edge of page (slight loss of text on page 282 but story still readable). Some fingermarks to contents and some foxing.

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THE PICTS AND THE MARTYRS
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1405132
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine, blind title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers depicting map for the book. B/w illustrations throughout. 303 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners are bumped. Some marks to covers. Book leans slightly to one side. Small pieces missing from bottom of some pages and from come page corners. Foxing to page edges

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PIGEON POST
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1404304
Published by Jonathan Cape. 2nd 1936. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers of the Hill Country. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and a little faded. Slight bumping to corners. Small mark to rear board. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Enapapers lightly browned and foxed. Some foxing and marks to contents but many pages are clean.

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