London: Jonathan Cape, 1930-1947. [Children's Adventure] COMPLETE FIRST EDITIONS, FINELY BOUND. 12 volumes. Octavo (20 x 14 x 42cm). With occasional illustrations, and an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Uniformly bound in recent green full morocco by BAYNTUN-RIVIERE of Bath, with raised bands, gilt titles and decoration to spine, and 'Swallows and Amazons for Ever' motif stamped in gilt to upper board of each volume. Marbled endpapers with gilt decoration to generous turn-ins, and all edges gilt. All volumes with the original illustrated endpapers bound in at rear. Lovely crisp, clean copies, in highly attractive new leather bindings. Just a touch of light wear, including a few small bumps. Near fine. One of the best-loved children's adventure series of the twentieth century, set variously in the Lake District, East Anglia, the Outer Hebrides, the Caribbean, and the South China Sea. Item #61931
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