We didn't mean to go to sea First edition 1937

Jonathan Cape, London - hardback

The original price was seven shillings and six pence (modern currency 35 pence).

Dedicated to "Mrs Henry Clay". Henry Clay was, like Ransome, a writer for the Manchester Guardian. The Clays met the Ransomes while sailing at Pin Mill.

Copies of this edition with wrapper can sell for up to 450.

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