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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesSwallows and Amazons.
Statementby Arthur Ransome ; illustrated by the author with help from Miss Nancy Blackett.
The Physical Object
Pagination375 p. :
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18863440M

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