Arthur Ransome Trust

Putting Ransome on the Map

Essay Collections


The Essay Collections section of our bibliography covers a range of subjects. The date shown is that of first UK publication. Titles in bold are currently in print in the UK.

Essay collections published during Arthur Ransome’s life:

Books published after his death:

Ransome's drawing of a pestle and mortar, our essay collections logo

We do not ask an artist for opinions, for facts, for skill alone. We ask him for ourselves; we ask him for life.


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