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Peter Duck

by Ransome, Arthur

  • Used
  • fair
  • hardcover
Condition
Fair/No Jacket
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About This Item

London: Jonathan Cape Ltd., 1932 Peter Duck. Fourth impression, 1932. This book is in fair condition, with some signs of aging, wear, and damage; binding is loose, the pages shook, and there is a large tear alnog the bottom corner of the bottom band. Otherwise, the text block itself is clear and free from marking or inscription. *** Please note that some items may be heavy or oversize, and therefore may require an additional shipping cost; please contact the seller if you require a shipping estimate on the item before purchase. ***

Synopsis

Peter Duck is a metafictional book in the Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome. It was first published in 1932 and is about the Swallows and Amazons sailing to Crab Island with Captain Flint and Peter Duck to recover buried treasure. During the voyage the Wildcat (Captain Flint's boat) is chased by another vessel, the Viper, whose piratical crew are also intending to recover the treasure.

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Details

bookseller
Westside Stories CA (CA)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
901264
Title
Peter Duck
Author
Ransome, Arthur
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
Numbered
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape Ltd.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1932
Keywords
Children's Books, Yougn adult Fiction, Action and Adventure
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc.... [More]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a... [More]

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