Pigeon Post. – Ransome, Arthur.

Ransome, Arthur.


Publisher: Illustrated by the author. Jonathon Cape. London 1958 (20th impression)

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8vo, XXXV, 384pp. Hardcover in the standard bottle green cloth boards and gilt titling on a very firm spine with only minor corner scuffing in a very good state with a partially price-clipped d/w that has small tears in both upper and lower spine with chipping to all edges and is now protected in clear archival covering, text and all b/w illustrations with excellent coloured map endpapers are in first class condition even largely devoid of significant tanning or foxing to any pages, thus rendering the book in a very good/excellent state overall. A book from the’Swallows and Amazons’ series , this volume is said to bring ‘peculiar joy’ to all children’s adventure book readers being ‘typical Ransome’ style. A timeless classic about prospecting and mining leases, involving pigeons to carry messages.