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London: Jonathan Cape,, 1930-47. 12 volumes, octavo. Attractively bound in recent full green morocco, raised bands, gilt and titles and decoration to spine, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, pictorial front endpapers. Maps drawn by Stephen Spurrier. Very minor scrapes to edges. An excellent set. All first editions, except Swallows and Amazons which is the first illustrated edition.

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. 1932. 8vo, 393 pp. With illustrations throughout in black and white, and a vignette on the title-page and one full-page plate in brown. Original brown cloth stamped in yellow, dust-jacket, a virtually flawless copy as issued. § First American edition, a peerless copy as issued virtually impossible to find in this condition. Both the UK and the US first editions are extremely scarce. “Swallowdale is the second book in the Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome. It was published in London in 1931 and a year later in the US. In this book, camping in the hills and moorland country around Ransome's Lake in the North features much more prominently and there is less sailing. A significant new character, Maria Turner, the Blacketts' Great Aunt, is introduced. Ransome was living in the Lake District and he drew on his experiences and memories of encounters over many years with the local farming community. Ransome had often climbed Old Man of Coniston and in the book, ... Read more

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Swallowdale

RANSOME, ARTHUR

  • Book condition: First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with very slight spine browning and some tiny nicks. An excellent example.
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Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1932. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with very slight spine browning and some tiny nicks. An excellent example.

Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc., Massachusetts, United States
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Swallowdale

Ransome, Arthur

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: VG+/Fine
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1936 an early edition illustrated by Clifford Webb, 3 small red pen doodles on pages 15, 58 and 222 (please see images), otherwise a near-Fine lovely copy in a VG+ unclipped d/w, minor rubs and short tears, but no loss, a few fox spots on the back panel, early and scarce thus . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/Fine/VG+. Illus. by Clifford Webb.

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Swallowdale

Ransome, Arthur

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: VERY GOOD ++
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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1932. First Edition, Fourth Impression. 393pp, bound in original illustrated red cloth, with binding and hinges tight, penned name on front free endpaper, light foxing on preliminary pages and foredge. Dust jacket bears the price of $1.00 [not price clipped], with a small edge piece missing from back of dj, light foxing, and is in a protective mylar cover. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VERY GOOD ++/Good++. Illus. by Carter, Helene. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Swallowdale.

Ransome, Arthur

  • Book condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket; Protected dust jacket lacks 3/4 of bottom half inch and a small corner at top of spine, there is a J
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NY: Junior Literary Guild. Good+ in Good dust jacket; Protected dust jacket lacks 3/4 of bottom . half inch and a small corner at top of spine, there is a Junior Literary . Guild bookplate on the top half of the reverse of title page, clean . attractive copy.. 1932. Hardcover. 8vo; Pictorial cloth, green on black, dust jacket map repeated on end-papers, 393p. , illustrated by Helene Carter. **Appears to be very similar to the 1st American edition but does not have mention of Lippincott. .

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Swallowdale

Ransome, Arthur

  • Edition: 1st US
  • Book condition: Good+, NO dj
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Phila: Lippincott. Good+, NO dj. 1932. 1st US. hardcover. 12mo . 393pp . 'To from April 1932' on half title, spine QUITE cocked. Front flap of DJ laid in. No printings listed on verso. .

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Swallowdale

RANSOME, ARTHUR

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Jonathan Cape 1933. First edition, fourth imp., octavo hardcover (VG-) no d/w; all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

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Swallowdale

Arthur Ransome

  • Edition: Twenty-first Impression
  • Book condition: Good
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London : Jonathan Cape . Good . 1948 . Twenty-first Impression . Hardback . .

Bookseller: St Marys Books And Prints, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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