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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. Rehabilitations
    First edition, first impression, in the very scarce jacket. This copy has with the ownership inscription of "J. C. Parham, Magdalen College February 1950". John Carey Parham was one of Lewis's pupils at Magdalen College, Oxford. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 109291

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  2. 124427
    First edition, first impression, of this very scarce work. This collection of essays was intended to be presented to Charles Williams, editor at Oxford University Press and author on literature and theology, to mark his departure from Oxford (where the Oxford University Press had been based since 1939) to London. Unfortunately... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 124427

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  3. 124708
    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... Learn More
    £11,500

    Stock Code: 124708

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  4. 130504
    First edition, first impression, of the second book in the Chronicles of Narnia. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 130504

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  5. 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

    Stock Code: 131755

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  6. 32957
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 32957

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  7. 132181
    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
    £500

    Stock Code: 132181

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  8. 132184
    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
    £500

    Stock Code: 132184

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  9. 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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  10. 32958
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 32958

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