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Swallows & Amazons by Arthur Michell Ransome

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published, 1930.

StatementIllustrated by the author with help from Miss Nancy Blackett.
The Physical Object
Pagination344p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18752369M

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