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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950-1956. First editions of each book in the Chronicles of Narnia series. Octavo, 7 Volumes, illustrated by Pauline Baynes. The set comprises of The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, The Horse and His Boy, The Magician's Nephew, and The Last Battle. The Silver Chair is signed by C.S. Lewis on the half-title page. Each are in near fine with only light wear in their original dust jackets. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional set, rare and desirable signed. The Chronicles of Narnia is "unforgettable not only for the excitement and suspense of the adventures but also for the strong emotions they describe so well [and they are] further enriched by Lewis' skillful use of language" (Silvey, 406). "Each book has something new and different to offer and there is no weakening of either inspiration or interest" (Eyre, 132). It is interesting that Lewis' inspiration came from a ... Read more

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London : Geoffrey Bles/The Bodley Head . . . First Edition . Hardback . .

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London: Geoffrey Bles [and] The Bodley Head,, 1950-1956. 7 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full morocco, various colours, titles and pictorial centre tools to spines gilt, rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, floral endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a dark blue leather entry slipcase. With colour frontispieces and black and white illustrations by Pauline Baynes. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent set in fine bindings. All first editions, first impressions. A complete set of the much acclaimed Narnia series. "The immediate inspiration for 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' was a series of nightmares that Lewis had had about Lions. More seriously, he was concerned to do for children what he had done for an adult readership in his science fiction trilogy... The Narnia novels are not allegorical; they are entirely in keeping with the belief, shared by Lewis and his close friend and Oxford colleague Tolkien, that stories in themselves, especially of the mythical typ ... Read more

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Geoffrey Bles, London, 1950 First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published 1950" printed on the copyright page. A magnificent copy. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears with minor repair. The book is bound in the original publisher's blue cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with slight wear to the panels. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. We buy C.S. Lewis First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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London: Geofrey Bles, 1950-1956. First British editions of each of the seven volumes in the author's acclaimed Narnia Series. Octavo, 7 volumes. Each is finely bound in full red morocco, raised bands, gilt titles to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Illustrations throughout by Pauline Baynes. Octavo, seven volumes. An exceptional set. The Chronicles of Narnia is "unforgettable not only for the excitement and suspense of the adventures but also for the strong emotions they describe so well [and they are] further enriched by Lewis' skillful use of language" (Silvey, 406). "Each book has something new and different to offer and there is no weakening of either inspiration or interest" (Eyre, 132). It is interesting that Lewis' inspiration came from a dream: "At first I had very little idea how the story would go. But then suddenly Aslan came bounding into it. I think I had been having a good many d ... Read more

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London: Geoffrey Bles, The Bodley Head, 1950. First edition. Fine. A complete set of first printings, uniformly bound in three-quarter burgandy morocco with raised bands, all edges gilt, and marbled end papers. Protected in a custom slipcase. A Fine set. C.S. Lewis' landmark fantasy series, one of the great works of children literature. The Chronicles of Narnia has sold over 100 million copies in nearly 50 languages, and has had a significant influence on many other noted fantasy authors including: Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman and J. K. Rowling. "I found myself thinking about the wardrobe route to Narnia when Harry is told he has to hurl himself at a barrier in King's Cross Station - it dissolves and he's on platform Nine and Three-Quarters, and there's the train for Hogwarts." Lewis drew upon many sources for the series, including his own personal experiences as a child and his work sheltering children during the Blitz, as well as Greek, Roman, Celtic and Christian mythology. Th ... Read more

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London: Bles and The Bodley Head, 1950;1951;1952;1953;1954;1955;1956. . First editions, first impressions, seven volumes, 8vo., pp.173; 195; 223; 217; 199; 183; 184, half burgundy morocco by Period Binders, five raised bands, gilt, top edges gilt, colour frontispieces and b/w illustrations by Pauline Baynes, vols. 2-5 with map, vol. 5 with marbled endpapers; a fine first edition set.

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London: Geoffrey Bles,, 1950. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial onlay of Lucy and Mr Tumnus walking through the woods set within oval frame to the front board, a further onlay to the back board of all the children tumbling out of the wardrobe, decoration to turn-ins, floral endpapers, gilt edges. With colour frontispiece and black and white illustrations by Pauline Baynes. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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London: Geoffrey Bles, [The Bodley Head], 1950-1956. 7 works, octavo. Attractively bound in recent burgundy morocco, raised bands to spines, titles and decoration to spines gilt, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a matching cloth slipcase. With colour frontispieces and black and white illustrations by Pauline Baynes. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent set. First editions, first impressions, of this complete set of the Narnia series. "The immediate inspiration for 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' was a series of nightmares that Lewis had had about Lions. More seriously, he was concerned to do for children what he had done for an adult readership in his science fiction trilogy... The Narnia novels are not allegorical; they are entirely in keeping with the belief, shared by Lewis and his close friend and Oxford colleague Tolkien, that stories in themselves, especially of the mythical type, can give spiritual nourishment without imparting abstract meaning... As Na ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Geoffrey Bles, 1950 First Edition, First Printing. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has some wear to the spine and panels. The book is in nice shape with minor wear and discoloration to the boards. The pages are clean with light wear. Overall, a lovely copy with the original dustjacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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Geoffrey Bles, London, 1950 Very good in a very good dust jacket. First U.K. edition, First published 1950 stated on copyright page. Dust jacket shows original price of 8s. 6d. Book has very minor soiling on covers, sun-fading along spine and cover edges. Jacket is in very good condition with minor wear, small closed tear at the bottom of front cover, some repair done at top and bottom of spine. Comes housed in a custom-made slip case.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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The Macmillan Company, New York, 1950 First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. An attractive First Issue dustjacket that is rich in color. The book is in fantastic shape and appears UNREAD. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovey copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950 Illustrated by Pauline Baynes. First edition, first printing, in the first issue dust jacket with "8s. 6d." price to front flap. Publisher's green cloth, lettered in silver to spine; in the original gray dust jacket lettered in black with illustrations by Baynes to the front and spine panels. A very good copy with some light toning to extremities and fading to spine where light has filtered through the white part of the dust jacket, and where the jacket has a bit of paper loss at the spine ends; in a very good dust jacket with light wear and toning to extremities, front panel with a one-inch closed tear through the "L" in "Lion," one wide, shallow chip to the upper right corner, and two half-inch chips to the bottom edge, spine panel with some chipping to both ends including a tear through the word "Lion" at the spine head, loss to spine head and top edge of the rear panel, which has an additional closed tear and a tiny chip to the bottom ... Read more

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Geoffrey Bles, 1950 First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published 1950" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has ALL the First Issue points present with some wear to the spine some chipping to the panels. The First Issue dustjacket has the 8s. 6d. net printed price present. The book is in nice condition and is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's green cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. The usual ghosting chiefly to the front board, the bottom half of the spine and the edges of both front and back boards otherwise a clean and attractive VG+ copy with a former owner’s neat name and date on the front free end-paper. The price-clipped D/W is complete but is slightly soiled in appearance and has benefitted from some highly skilled archival restoration to a few chips and tears by one of the UK’s finest archival conservators. Looks nicer than it sounds. First book.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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The Macmillan Company, New York, 1950 First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A stunning copy. This First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color with minor wear to spine and a small chip to top panel. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $2.50 printed price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A beautiful copy in collector's condition. We buy Lewis First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950. First Edition. Good. First British edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's pale green cloth with titles in gilt on spine; lacking the dust jacket. Good. Lean to spine. Cloth unevenly faded, foxed and worn at extremities. Previous owner gift inscription to front free endpaper, pages occasionally thumbed. The first book in the Narnia series.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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The Macmillan Company, New York, 1950 First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Printing" printed on the copyright page. A wonderful copy that is rich in color with some repair to the dustjacket. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A beautiful copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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London Geoffrey Bles, 1950 1st edition.. Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. In illustrated (grey) dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW: later 5th impression, very small chip/tear to top of spine. Flap price clipped. In protective sleeve. Code on rear flap “APT/X727.”) Cloth faded around spine and edges, with some darkening and spots, mostly to spine. Neat pen inscription to front endpapers”E.C.R.24,” “Martha and William Harnell.” A couple of very small foxing spots to inscribed area. One faint mark to bottom of p58, else inside pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. A very good 1st edition copy. 173pp. Colour frontis & b&w illustrations by PAULINE BAYNES. Published in 1950 and set circa 1940, it is the first-published book of The Chronicles of Narnia and is the best known book of the series. World War II has just begun and four children, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, are eva ... Read more

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  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950. First American Edition. Very Good/Good. First American edition, first printing stated. Bound in publisher's grey cloth stamped in yellow and dark blue. Very Good. Cloth lightly rubbed and lightly toned at edges. Pages toned. Dust jacket is Good, a bit tattered and edge worn with several tears and chips, and a triangular chip at the top of the rear panel reattached with tape to the verso. Publisher's price of $2.50 is intact on the bottom corner of the front flap, and top corner clipped. The first book in the Narnia series.

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