The Chronicles of Narnia, First Editions, by C. S. Lewis

Published: 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954

Date: 1950 - 1954

All seven illustrated novels in this complete Chronicles of Narnia First Edition collection are first edition books, protected by a clear film/dust jacket and all have unclipped dust jackets, except for 'Lion'. All complete and mostly in very good condition. Silver chair has a second impression jacket. "The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe" 1950. This antique book features green cloth board faded to yellow on the spine with a tiny mark on the front cover. Illustrated plate facing title is a little loose on lower binding of the page. Binding slightly frail on rear end page. Otherwise tidy internally. The first impression dust jacket is in frail condition with sections missing (see image). We have included a tenth impression cover to act as protection and add to the aestheitc appearance. "Prince Caspian, the Return to Narnia" 1951. A very rare book indeed with dark blue cloth boards in very good condition. Map illustrated end pages. Internally very clean and tidy. Bright and complete dust jacket, clean with a couple of minor marks, small chips to spine ends and overall in very good condition. "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" 1952. Pale blue cloth boards a little faded and marked on the spine. Internally very clean and tidy. Map illustration on end pages. Dust jacket chipped slightly, a couple of closed tears and in good condition. "The Silver Chair" 1953. First edition, dark blue cloth boards in very good condition. Dust jacket is a second impression with bright colours with chips and tiny missing pieces of the ends of the spine, and top edge of the cover. Internally in good condition with slight browning of map illustrated end pages, otherwise very clean and tidy. "The Horse and His Boy" 1954. Grey cloth boards with faded spine and in good condition. Brown panel on map illustrated end page. Otherwise very clean and tidy. Dust jacket faded on spine with bright red colours on cover. Tiny chips on spine edges and corners with very tiny tear on top front edge - otherwise a very good jacket. "The Magician's Nephew" 1954. Very fine, intact green cloth boards. Internally very clean and tidy. Tiny bit of foxing. Dust jacket in pristine condition with only tiny chip on top edge of spine. Very fine overall. "The Last Battle" 1956. Blue cloth boards in clean and neat condition. Internally fine condition. Dust jacket clean and tidy with a little browning on the rear.

Binding
Hard

£7250

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