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The Man Who Created Narnia : The Story of C. S. Lewis  -(SIGNED BY AUTHOR)- by  Michael (signed); re J. R. R. Tolkien Coren - Signed First Edition - 1994 - from Nessa Books and Biblio.com

The Man Who Created Narnia : The Story of C. S. Lewis -(SIGNED BY AUTHOR)-

by Coren, Michael (signed); re J. R. R. Tolkien

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


Toronto: Lester Pub, 1994. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Black boards with gilt, headband, SIGNED on title page by Michael Coren & also dated SIGNED with inscription by Michael Coren on dedication page, 140 pages with b & w photos through-out, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition. "In a strong and moving narrative, Narnia's readers are introduced to "Plain Jack" Lewis and are able to explore his life as a scholar, his friendships with writers such as J.R.R. Tolkien, the Christianity that underlies his writing, & the great love story of his final years. Lewis's personal story is as fascinating as the books with which he has delighted generations of readers. Michael Coren presents an engrossing biography for young people & adults of the man who created Narnia." Check out the scans.. Signed by Author. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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