About this item
Peter Duck is the third book in the Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome. This is a later reprint of Ransome's book, the first appearance of which was 1932. It is a soundly bound hardback in green cloth. The text is clean and the endpapers take the form of a sketch map of the north Atlantic. There are a few simple illustrations - B&W engravings. The dj is torn but has been repaired. The printing history of this book attests to its popularity: it is the twenty-third impression!
The Swallows and Amazons sail to Crab Island with Captain Flint and Peter Duck, an old sailor, to recover buried treasure. During the voyage the Wildcat (Captain Flint's ship) is chased by another vessel, the Viper, whose piratical crew are also intending to recover the treasure.
- Ransome, Arthur
- Used: good
- Number of pages:
- Peter Duck
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