RANSOME (ARTHUR) Swallows and Amazons, , 1931; and 14 others, including a complete mixed edition set of American edition S & A series (15)

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Lot 202
RANSOME (ARTHUR)
Swallows and Amazons, 1931; and 14 others, including a complete mixed edition set of American edition S & A series (15)

Sold for £ 1,187 (US$ 1,489) inc. premium
RANSOME (ARTHUR)
Swallows and Amazons, third impression, jacket price-clipped, 1931; idem, loss of one third of upper wrapper (supplied in facsimile), Junior Literary Guild, 1931; Swallowdale, 1932; idem, fourth impression, small loss to head of jacket spine, 1932; idem, Junior Literary Guild, 1932; Peter Duck, 1933; Winter Holiday, second impression, 1934; Coot Club, loss to lower cover and extremities of spine on jacket, Junior Literary Guild, 1935, all with illustrations by Helene Carter; Pigeon Post, illustrations by Mary E. Shepard, 1937, unless mentioned J.B. Lippincott; We Did'nt Mean to Go to Sea, inside upper flap cropped touching lettering of blurb, 1938; Secret Water, price clipped jacket, 1940; The Big Six, price clipped jacket, 1941; Missee Lee, some loss to upper cover and spine of jacket, 1942; The Picts and the Martyrs, price clipped jacket, 1943; Great Northern?, loss to lower jacket, 1947, last 6 mentioned by Macmillan, unless stated FIRST EDITIONS, publisher's cloth, dust-jackets, 8vo (15)

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  • A complete mixed edition set of the American publications of the "Swallows and Amazons" series, the first six illustrated by Helene Carter or Mary E. Shepard.
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