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Arthur Ransome Peter Duck First Edition Eighth Impression 1937

Arthur Ransome Peter Duck First Edition Eighth Impression 1937

SKU: OTHC144
£40.00Price

Author: Arthur Ransome

 

Title: Peter Duck

 

Number of Illustrations: 20 Black and white illustrations, 2 double-page to the endpapers

 

Publisher: Jonathan Cape

 

Date of Publication: 1937

 

Edition: First edition, eighth impression

 

Brief Details of This Book:

 

The Arthur Ransome Peter Duck dust jacket has the collage of illustrations to the front and to the spine, and the back panel has an advertisement for other books in Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons series of books, namely Swallows and Amazons, Swallowdale, Winter Holiday, Coot Club and Pigeon Post.

 

 

Condition of the Dust Jacket: 

 

The dust jacket is in Good condition being complete but with very minor losses to the corners and edges and with a closed tear to the seam where the back flap joins the back panel.  Otherwise this is an attractive dust jacket with the price still present to the front flap.

 

The Arthur Ransome Peter Duck binding consists of a green cloth with the title in gilt to the front board and lettering to the spine also in gilt.

 

Arthur Ransome Peter Duck has 431 numbered pages, double page colour illustrations to the front endpapers and rear endpapers depicting the Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, an illustrated Title Page and 20 black and white illustrations throughout this collectable children’s illustrated book.

 

 

Condition of the Binding:

 

The Arthur Ransome Peter Duck binding is in Near Fine condition with only slight knocks to the top and bottom of the spine.

 

 

Condition of the Pages:

 

There is a name to the Half Title page otherwise the pages are clean with slight foxing to the edges, but are in overall Very Good + condition.

 

 

Enlarged Images:

 

Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Dust Jacket Front
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Dust Jacket Back
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Dust Jacket Spread Open
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Front Board and Spine
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Front Board
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Spine
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Back Board
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Front Endpapers
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Frontispiece and Title Page
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Inside Image 3
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Inside Image 4
Arthur Ransome Peter Duck Rear Endpapers