First edition, first impression. Peter Duck is the third in the sequence of Ransome’s masterpiece and in common with the first two titles is decidedly uncommon in this condition.
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Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt, pictorial endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. With frontispiece and 20 illustrations. Spine gently rolled, a touch of fading to cloth at spine, corners bumped in the dust jacket with toning to spine and rear panel, short closed tears along rear top edge and ends of spine, light spotting to rear panel. A very good copy.