One of the Most
Beloved of All Children's Books:
C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the
First Edition in Fine Morocco Binding
||"And may I
ask, oh, Lucy Daughter of Eve," said Mr. Tumnus, "how
you have come into Narnia?"
that?" said Lucy.
"This is the
land of Narnia," said the Faun, "where we are now; all
that lies between the lamp-post and the great castle of Cair
Paravel on the eastern sea. And you-- you have come from the
wild woods of the west?"
"I-- I got in
through the wardrobe in the spare room," said Lucy.
|LEWIS, C.S. The Lion, the
Witch and the Wardrobe. A Story for Children. Illustrations by Pauline
Baynes. London: Geoffrey Bles, (1950). Octavo, full modern red morocco. $3500.
First edition of the first book of
Lewis' celebrated Narnia Chronicles. With colored frontispiece and
illustrations throughout. Fine condition, handsomely bound.