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We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea

£200.00

Product description

Arthur Ransome classic tale with the Swallows (aka the Walker Children) of Swallows and Amazons fame, alone on the North Sea in a little sailing cruiser, the Goblin. First Edition (1937) with Dust jacket. Book in very good good condition. D/j in Good condition. Boards clean with bright gilt text and publisher's stamp on spine. Slight bumping to corners front and back and to the top and bottom of the spine. Minor indentation to edges of boards with a corresponding slight mark across the edge of the text block. Very slight spotting to edges of text block. Spine slightly cocked. Small (5x25mm) book shop label on front paste down. Some slight spotting to the end papers. One or two spots on a few pages internally, Slight stain (about 15mm across) between pages 78 and 79, otherwise clean throughout. Corner of p39 turned down. Incipient gutter break at p80, otherwise with sound binding. Dust jacket unclipped. Wear to folds, some spotting to front, spine darkened and some grubbiness on the rear. Top and bottom edges have chips and tears, particularly at the corners (front and back) and at the top and bottom of the spine ( the top of the spine is folded slightly and there is a 5cm closed tear at the front edge, curving down onto the front of the cover, with a 2cm tear down the rear edge - the bottom 5mm of the spine is missing.)

Item details

Author(s):
Ransome, Arthur
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1937
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea

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Arthur Ransome classic tale with the Swallows (aka the Walker Children) of Swallows and Amazons fame, alone on the North Sea in a little sailing cruiser, the Goblin. First Edition (1937) with Dust jacket. Book in very good good condition. D/j in Good condition. Boards clean with bright gilt text and publisher's stamp on spine. Slight bumping to corners front and back and to the top and bottom of the spine. Minor indentation to edges of boards with a corresponding slight mark across the edge of the text block. Very slight spotting to edges of text block. Spine slightly cocked. Small (5x25mm) book shop label on front paste down. Some slight spotting to the end papers. One or two spots on a few pages internally, Slight stain (about 15mm across) between pages 78 and 79, otherwise clean throughout. Corner of p39 turned down. Incipient gutter break at p80, otherwise with sound binding. Dust jacket unclipped. Wear to folds, some spotting to front, spine darkened and some grubbiness on the rear. Top and bottom edges have chips and tears, particularly at the corners (front and back) and at the top and bottom of the spine ( the top of the spine is folded slightly and there is a 5cm closed tear at the front edge, curving down onto the front of the cover, with a 2cm tear down the rear edge - the bottom 5mm of the spine is missing.)

Author(s):
Ransome, Arthur
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1937
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea

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