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'Racundra's' First Cruise

£55.00

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Part of The Travellers' Library of books, this chronicles the maiden voyage of the Racundra - a 9 metre sailing boat that Arthur Ransome had built. It describes a trip he made across the Baltic Sea from Riga in Latvia to Helsinki in Finland and back. This is the first book about sailing written by the author of the Swallows and Amazons series.
Book is in fair condition. Original dust jacket which is torn in several places (see photographs) and rather grubby. Fawn boards in good condition although the spine is faded at the top. Inscription on inside front cover and slight foxing on edge pages which does not extend to the contents.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition in this format
Author(s):
Ransome, Arthur
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1927
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape

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Part of The Travellers' Library of books, this chronicles the maiden voyage of the Racundra - a 9 metre sailing boat that Arthur Ransome had built. It describes a trip he made across the Baltic Sea from Riga in Latvia to Helsinki in Finland and back. This is the first book about sailing written by the author of the Swallows and Amazons series.
Book is in fair condition. Original dust jacket which is torn in several places (see photographs) and rather grubby. Fawn boards in good condition although the spine is faded at the top. Inscription on inside front cover and slight foxing on edge pages which does not extend to the contents.

Added value:
First Edition in this format
Author(s):
Ransome, Arthur
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1927
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape

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