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Lot 202 Description
Ransome (A) The Swallows and Amazons series, Jonathan Cape, twelve volumes, most 1st editions with dust jackets, comprising:/Swallows and Amazons, 1st edition 1930 with dust jacket and maps drawn by Stephen Spurrier/Swallowdale, 1st edition 1931 (no dust jacket)/Peter Duck, 1950/Winter Holiday, 1st edition1933/Coot Club, 1st edition 1934/Pigeon Post, 1st edition 1936/We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea, 1st edition 1937/Secret Water, 1st edition 1939/The Big Six, 1st edition 1940/Missee Lee, 1st edition 1941/The Picts and The Martyrs, 1st edition 1943 (no dust jacket)/Great Northern?, 1st edition 1947
Condition ReportSwallows & Amazons - dark blue binding, usual bumps to edges and somewhat dusty but tight with slight lean, generally good. Dust jacket - not price clipped, with sunned spine, minor chips to head and tail of spine, general bumps and edge wear, some small closed tears, some minor water damage, but otherwise very complete. Other books in series - condition mixed, minor chips, tears, sunning as expected
Estimate £8000 - 12000 plus fees
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