Red Fox paperback 1993, 2001
Cover illustration - Jack McCarthy
The 1993 price was 3.99 -the 2001 edition 5.99.
The title pages include the "Author's Note" claiming that the Swallows and Amazons story came solely from Ransome's own childhood. Full details of the first edition here.

The 2001 edition has an incorrect first publication date - 1940 should read 1931.

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