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Secret Water

by Ransome, Arthur

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

London: Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1941 A slightly shaken book. Obviously well loved but binding fully intact. Mapped end papers with the heading of 'The Secret Archipelago Expedition, Swallows Amazons and Eels'. Previous owners name at the top of ffep otherwise unmarked. Green cloth covered boards with gilt title on spine. DJ is no price clipped and is chipped along the edges. A piece is missing from the head of the spine, however the piece is tipped into the front of the book.

Synopsis

Secret Water is the eighth book in Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books. It was published in 1939. This book is set in and around Hamford Water in Essex, close to the resort town of Walton-on-the-Naze. It brings the Swallows and the Amazons together and introduces a new group of characters, the Eels and the Mastodon. Ransome used to sail to Hamford Water, an area of tidal salt marshes and low-lying islands, in his yacht Nancy Blackett.

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Details

bookseller
Westside Stories CA (CA)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
903761
Title
Secret Water
Author
Ransome, Arthur
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Fair
Quantity available
1
Edition
Fifth Impression
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1941
Keywords
Swallow and Amazons Juvenalia Fiction
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.
price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that... [More]
spine
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