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  1.   Oscar Wilde, A Critical Study
Ransome, Arthur Methuen & Co Ltd London 1923 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Hardback without dust jacket. 7th edition. Original brown boards. Lightly rubbed spine ends. Some quite heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock edges, affecting page margins as well. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. 234pp. 105599 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 5.  The Picts and the Martyrs, or Not Welcome at all
Ransome, Arthur Jonathan Cape London 1948 Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 
Hardback with dust jacket. Sixth impression, 1948; first published in June 1943. Original green cloth boards. The boards have faded at the top edges and at the head and tail of the spine. Previous owner's name and date written neatly at the top edge of the reverse of the front endpaper. The binding is nice and firm and pages clean; slightly age-toned. The dust jacket is worn and torn and can only be described as fair condition - loss to the edges, corners and spine ends, with rubs, chips and multiple short tears. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. 303pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105607 
Price: 15.00 GBP

  2.   Peter Duck
Ransome, Arthur Jonathan Cape 1932 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Hardback, no dust jacket. 3rd impression (same year as the first impression). Original green boards. The boards are faded at the spine, with some light foxing and small marks to the spine. A slight forwards lean to the spine. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to preliminary pages, last few pages, and to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 432. 308061 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 6.  The Picts and The Martyrs: or, Not Welcome at All
Ransome, Arthur Jonathan Cape 1945 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Hardback with dust jacket. 4th impression, November 1945; was first published in June 1943. Original green cloth boards. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm, inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages are slightly tanned / darkened but otherwise nice and clean. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, has short nicks, a few small chips and two slightly longer tears to the front flap join. Not price clipped. pp. 303. War economy standard book production. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107104 
Price: 20.00 GBP

  3.   Secret Water
Ransome, Arthur Jonathan Cape London 1947 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
11th impression, type reset edition. Green cloth boards; a small rubbed patch to the rear board. The binding is firm and sound. Front free endpaper has 'Scotland 1949' written on it. No names or inscriptions. Pages in really nice, clean condition. 380pp. 303816 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 7.  Winter Holiday
Ransome, Arthur Jonathan Cape London 1933 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. First edition. Original green boards. Light bruising / bumps to edges, a slight forwards lean to the spine and some very light / minor marks to the boards. The binding is quite firm and inner hinge are good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Foxing to the endpapers, last few pages, and to outer closed textblock page edges. A good copy of this first edition. pp. 360. 308112 
Price: 12.00 GBP

  4.   Secret Water
Ransome, Arthur Jonathan Cape London 1946 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
10th impression. Green cloth boards. There are some light grubby marks to the boards. No dust jacket. The binding is firm and sound. Front pastedown has a previous owner's signature. The half title page has a small stain, a tear to the top edge next to the spine and some creasing. Page 19/20 has a torn bottom corner, loss to the page margin (text not affected). Light handling marks to some page margins. A good copy overall. 380pp. 306499 
Price: 8.50 GBP



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