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OLD PETER'S RUSSIAN TALES
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Dmitri Mitrokhin.
Stock no. 2137925
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1954. Almost very good condition.

Retelling of beautiful folk tales of old Russia. Red covers with gilt title to spine. 6 colour plates plus frontispiece. 334 pages. Spine is darkened. Bumping and corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and margins.

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GREAT NORTHERN?
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2134721
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1947. Good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 351 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Foxing and grubby marks to outer page edges. Front joint is cracked. A few marks to contents, otherwise generally very good.

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PETER DUCK
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318756
Published by Jonathan Cape. 4th 1932. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt title to front. Front endpaper is a chart of the atlantic ocean. B/w text illustrations throughout. 431 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly faded with foxspots. Name in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents, especially at textblock.

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PETER DUCK
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318630
Published by Jonathan Cape. 8th 1937. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt title to front. Front endpaper is a chart of the atlantic ocean. B/w text illustrations throughout. 431 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Some foxing to contents.

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IN SEARCH OF SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS
Written by Roger Wardale; Arthur Ransome; Roger Wardale.
Stock no. 1318491
Published by Sigma Leisure. 2003. Very good condition.

The fascinating story of how Swallows and Amazons and its Lake District successors came to be written. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, sketches, maps and photographs. 119 pages. ISBN: 1850584818. Slight rubbing to spine and corners.

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ARTHUR RANSOME
Written by Arthur Ransome; Rupert Hart-Davis.
Stock no. 1318490
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 368 pages. ISBN: 0224012452. Spine bumped. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, slightly grubby and browned to spine.

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WINTER HOLIDAY
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318083
Published by Jonathan Cape. 4th 1936. Very good condition.

Green cloth gilt title to spine, embossed title to front cover. B/w illustrations. 359 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light mark to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents else clean. Name and date in ink to verso of frontis. Book leans to one side a little

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ROD AND LINE
Written by Arthur Ransome; Sergei Aksakov.
Stock no. 2125301
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

Essays, together with Aksakov on fishing. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. Browned spine has small tear to cloth at top. A few marks to covers. Name to front pastedown and inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. A few marks to page margins.

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THE BIG SIX
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1316068
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers - maps of Norfolk Broads. B/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. A couple of small, light marks to spine. Name in ink to top edge of front endpaper. Inscription in ink to fly-leaf. Some fingermarks to page margins and a few light foxspots.

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PIGEON POST
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1316067
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth. Gilt title to front cover and spine. Illustrated endpapers of 'The Hill Country'. B/w text illustrations. 383 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few light marks to covers. Page 281/2 has 1" loss to lower edge of page (slight loss of text on page 282 but story still readable). Some fingermarks to contents and some foxing.

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THE PICTS AND THE MARTYRS
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1405132
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine, blind title to front cover. Pictorial endpapers depicting map for the book. B/w illustrations throughout. 303 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners are bumped. Some marks to covers. Book leans slightly to one side. Small pieces missing from bottom of some pages and from come page corners. Foxing to page edges

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ALADDIN AND HIS WONDERFUL LAMP IN RHYME
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Thomas Mackenzie.
Stock no. 2118013
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Green/grey pictorial cloth with red/brown titles. B/w pictorial endpapers. 12 tipped in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Heavy bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading and some scuffing to covers. Front endpaper and prelim text page are detached, with chipping and creasing, but loosely inserted. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. A few grubby margin marks. All plates are present - some tissue-guards are creased/detached. A reading copy.

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