1931. Item #83640
RANSOME, Arthur. SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS. Illustrated by Helene CARTER. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company (1931). First American edition, third impression. 343 pp. 8vo., green cloth stamped in black. Small neat owner's ink signature on upper right corner of front illustrated (map) endpapers. A few small faint fore-edge stains, not affecting text. In a good dust jacket, also illustrated with a map, the spine darkened, with a 3/4 inch chip to top of spine. Front jacket flap advertises the book as the Junior Literary Guild selection for February. The first in a beloved series of children's adventures.