Pigeon Post
Pigeon Post


Pigeon Post


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Arthur Ransome (1884 - 1967) was an English author and journalist, best known for writing this Swallows and Amazons series of children's books. The books tell of school-holiday adventures of children, mostly in the Lake District of England. Though most of the books featured sailing, the action in "Pigeon Post" is restricted to the lakes. It won the first Carnegie Medal awarded for children's literature.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Date Published: 1936
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Details:
    Sixth book in the Swallows and Amazons series. 384 p. 21 cm. 23 b&w illustrations. Green cloth with gold lettering in mylar-covered dustjacket. White mark across lower part of front board. Jacket has darkened spine and chipped spine ends. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Faint ink stamp on upper text block edge. Chipped bottom corner p. 121.

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