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JRR Tolkein and CS Lewis are perhaps the most famous members of this loose affilation of fantasy writers that met at the University of Oxford in the 1930's and 1940's, but this group included some significant but slightly less famous literary luminaries as well.



The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1973. Collectors Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Slipcase. 4to - over 9ľ - 12" tall. The Author. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1973, Collectors Edition, first printing. Colored. Illustrations by the author. Simulated Leat...

From mclinhavenbooks

$250.00


The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King) by TOLKIEN J R R

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1967 (2 kg rate, double standard shipping charge) Second impressions of the second edition, 3 volumes uniform in red cloth with dust jackets with the Ring and Elvish script about the Eye of Sauron, all are price clipped...

From Fortuna Books

NZ$375.00


THE TWO TOWERS. Being the second part of The Lord of the Rings by TOLKIEN. J. R. R

George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1954. FIRST EDITION, 1st impression. 8vo. (9 x 5.9 inches). Fold out map at the rear in fine condition. Text pages clean and fresh throughout. Top of page edges still a deep and pleasing red. The front blank free endpape...

From Paul Foster Books

£4,250.00


The Hobbit or There and Back Again Limited Edition by TOLKIEN J R R

London: Harper Collins, 1999 first impression of the 1999 limited slipcase edition of the reset 1995 edition, black quarter leather with gilt dragon on black cloth boards, all edges gilt, map end papers and colour illustrations by Tolkien, black cloth sli...

From Fortuna Books

NZ$500.00


Narrative Poems. by Lewis, C. S., edited by Walter Hooper:

London: Geoffrey Bles, 1969. . First Edition. 8vo. 178pp. Black cloth. Fine in slightly tanned very slightly marked dust-jacket. Includes 'Dymer', the author's first published work together with three previously unpublished narrative poems.. ....

From Ian McKelvie Bookseller

£85.00


The Peoples of Middle-Earth (The History of Middle-Earth Vol.XII) by Tolkien, J.R.R. (ed by Christopher Tolkien)

London: HarperCollinsPublishers (Harper Collins) 1996 First Edition, First Impression 8vo xiv,482pp ISBN 0-261-10337-7, 1996 Ex-Library, Near Fine original dark blue cloth, corners very slightly bumped, tape stains to boards, edges lightly tanned as is co...

From N & A Smiles

$400.00


Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London No. IX: Report on the Excavation of the Prehistoric, Roman, and Post-Roman Site in Lydney Park, Gloucestershire + Appendix: On the Name 'Nodens' (First Edition) by Wheeler, R.E.M. & T.V. Wheeler (Appendix by Professor J.R.R. Tolkien)

Oxford at the University Press by John Johnson for The Society of Antiquaries 1932 First Edition roy.8vo viii,137pp + 50 plates & fold-out Plans, 1932 Near Fine original printed wrappers, very slight fraying to oversize leading edge, light age-toning ...

From N & A Smiles

$620.00


The History of Middle-Earth Vols.I-V: The Book of Lost Tales Part I & Part II; The Lays of Beleriand; The Shaping of Middle-Earth: The Quenta, The Ambarkanta and The Annals; The Lost Road and Other Writings: Language & Legend Before The Lord of the by Tolkien, J.R.R. (ed by Christopher Tolkien)

London: Unwin Hyman 1988-90 Five Volumes 8vo vi,297; vi,385; vi,393; vi,380; viii,455pp, 1988 The History of Middle-Earth Vols. 1-5. A Very Fine matching set of the Unwin Hyman reprint series, all in Very Fine Brodart-protected Dust Wrappers, with the Unw...

From N & A Smiles

$600.00


ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. Excluding Drama. The completeion of The Clark Lectures,Trinity College,Cambridge 1944.Volume three in the Oxford History of English Literature series.Edited by F.P.Wilson and Bonamy Dobree by LEWIS. C. S.;

Oxford, at the Clarendon Press. London.,1945. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. viii,696pp. Some light foxing to the blank endpapers otherwise near fine copy in publishers dark blue cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt, with the gilt publishers emblem at the bottom ...

From Paul Foster Books

£175.00


The Horse and His Boy: A Story for Children by Lewis, C. S.; Pauline Baynes [Illustrator]

Geoffrey Bles, 1956-01-01. First Edition/Second Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very nice, collectible copy of this Narnia classic, fifth in the series. Of this story Lewis scholar Chad Walsh wrote in 1954 "Lewis at his least-inspired...

From Furrowed Brow Books

$200.00


Prince Caspian; The Return to Narnia by Lewis, C. S

Geoffrey Bles, 1957-01-01. First Edition/Second Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very nice, collectible copy of this Narnia classic, second in the series (in Lewis' original, published, order). Of this story the Library Journal wrote in...

From Furrowed Brow Books

$200.00


The silver chair by LEWIS, C.S

Geoffrey Bles, 1956-01-01. First Edition/Second Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very nice, collectible copy of this Narnia classic, fourth in the series (in Lewis' original, published, order). Of this story the Times of India wrote in 1953...

From Furrowed Brow Books

$675.00


Rehabilitations and Other Essays by LEWIS, C S

Oxford University Press, 1939 1939. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG++/VG. 1st Impression. 14.5 x 22.2 cm black cloth with gilt stamped titles to the spine. Top edge black, viii, (ii), 197 (3)pp, with original unclipped dust jacket with 7s 6d net price. ...

From Rainford and Parris Books - PBFA

£425.00


The Magician's Nephew by Clive Staples (C.S.) Lewis

A lovely, highly collectible copy of this Narnia classic, sixth in the series (in Lewis' original, published, order). Of this story Mary Louise Hector (in Books on Trial, October 1955) wrote "surface adventures are lively and eerie" and "meanings [are] o...

From Furrowed Brow Books

$980.00


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