Swallowdale by Arthur Ransome is for sale. Arthur Ransome Swallowdale is the second in the Arthur Ransome Swallows and Amazons series of children’s illustrated books. This is the Arthur Ransome Swallowdale first edition seventh impression.
This Swallowdale edition of of published by Jonathan Cape London in July 1937. Arthur Ransome Swallowdale has wonderful illustrations throughout by Clifford Webb.
The original publisher’s binding for Arthur Ransome Swallowdale is green with gilt lettering to the front board and to the spine.
The binding is in Very Good condition being exceptionally clean and fresh in appearance and feel but with very slight knocks to the corners and to the top and bottom of the spine.
This stunning children’s illustrated book has 36 chapters and 30 one page and smaller black and white illustrations by Clifford Webb.
The pages are in overall Very Good condition with foxing to the edges of the pages that are mainly noticeable when the book is closed, and a contemporary inscription to the Half Title Page dated Xmas 1937.