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Rare books by C. S. Lewis, including first editions, signed first editions and finely bound copies of the Narnia books.

C. S. Lewis (1898–1963) was a literary scholar, Christian apologetic, and the author of the Chronicles of Narnia. He spent a large part of his career as an English professor at Merton College, Oxford, where he was a member of the literary group The Inklings and a good friend of J. R. R. Tolkien.

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  1. 132223
    First edition, first impression. Taking the form of a series of letters between an experienced devil and a subordinate, The Screwtape Letters addresses numerous questions of Christian theology. Though the book sparkles with wit, Lewis found its composition difficult and unpleasant: "The strain produced a sort of spiritual... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 132223

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  2. 131755
    First edition, first impression, of the second book in the Chronicles of Narnia, one of the best known series of modern fantasy. Laid in is a postcard signed by Pauline Baynes, the illustrator, featuring the front cover design of the 1962 Puffin edition of this title. Learn More
    £1,750

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  3. 32957
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 32957

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  4. 132185
    First edition, first impression, of Lewis's retelling of the myth of Cupid and Psyche, a work first referenced in his diary in 1923, but not finished for a further three decades. Finally written in a "full flush of inspiration... it was certainly his most unexpected book, and his greatest tour de force; to many readers,... Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 132185

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