Arthur Ransome – Secret Water – First UK Edition 1939

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Arthur Ransome – Secret Water – First UK Edition 1939

£300.00

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£300.00

A first edition, first printing published by Jonathan Cape in 1939. A near fine book without inscriptions. Some slight bumping to the head and base of the spine and corners. Spotting to the text block, however, clean internally. In a very good, clipped wrapper (price remains) showing chipping to the head and base of the spine, with wear and chipping to the edges. Some browning is evident to the edges and reverse.
The eighth book in the ‘Swallows and Amazons’ series – signed copies of this series are scarce.

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A first edition, first printing published by Jonathan Cape in 1939. A near fine book without inscriptions. Some slight bumping to the head and base of the spine and corners. Spotting to the text block, however, clean internally. In a very good, clipped wrapper (price remains) showing chipping to the head and base of the spine, with wear and chipping to the edges. Some browning is evident to the edges and reverse.
The eighth book in the ‘Swallows and Amazons’ series – signed copies of this series are scarce.