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American Opinion Publishing: 20th Century Heroes (First Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Appleton, WI, American Opinion Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035346

Condition: Fine


First edition. C. S. Lewis loathed politics. It is paradoxical that he (as well as G. K. Chesterton) is featured as a hero in this book published by the John Birch Society. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering in colorful dust wrapper. Both book and dust wrapper are fine. ââ?¬Å?I believe that if we had not fallen...patriarchal monarchy would be the sole lawful government. But since we have learned sin, we have found, as Lord Acton says, that 'all power corrupts,... View more info

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J. R. R. Tolkien Bilder aus Mittelerde (Postcards from Middle Earth) (text in German)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Munchen, 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037084

Condition: Very Good +


20 color postcards of Middle-Earth art work. Text is in German. Rare. Exterior is faintly browned. Owners name and embossment on first page - does not effect any of the 20 postcards which are in marvelous condition.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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They Look Like Men (Forward by Joy Davidman) (First Edition)

By: Alexander Bergman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bernard Ackeman: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030318

Condition: Good


Edited and with forward by Joy Davidman.Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering. 63pp. Condition is only good with wear and a damp stain along two inches of the spine. Joy was very fond of Bergman and thought highly of him. This book of poetry, like his other poetry is socialist and anti-fascist. We include it in the catalog as a curiosity. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and the Meaning of Life

By: Armand M. Nicholi Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2003

Seller ID: 012501

ISBN: 074324785X

Condition: New


Throughout the ages, many of the world's greatest thinkers have wrestled with the concept of -- and belief in -- God. It may seem unlikely that any new arguments or insights could be raised, but the twentieth century managed to produce two brilliant men with two diametrically opposed views about the question of God: Sigmund Freud and C. S. Lewis. They never had an actual meeting, but in "The Question of God," their arguments are placed side by side for the very f... View more info

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Romanticism Comes of Age (First soft cover edition)

By: BARFIELD, OWEN

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press: 1986

Edition: First Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 035355

Condition: Fine


This book was first published in 1944. In 1966 it was rereleased in a new and augmented edition. This is the first soft cover edition and it is the "new and augmented" version. "When the velocity of progress increases beyond a certain point, it becomes indistinguishable from crisis." Owen Barfield from Night Operation Blue artistic cover with a white band across the top printed with author's name in blue. 254pp. Fine condition. A very nice copy. Barfi... View more info

G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

By: Barker, Dudley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1973

Seller ID: 040817

ISBN: 0812815440

Condition: Very Good


Two toned cloth. Spine lettering a bit faded. Frontispiece. Illustrated. 304pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

C.S. Lewis and His World

By: Barratt, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Eerdmans Pub Co: 1987

Seller ID: 040203

ISBN: 0802836399

Condition: Like New


Traces the life of the eminent British writer, scholar, and social critic, from his youth in Ulster to his death in England in 1963. Pictorial boards. Illustrated. 46pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Essays on Malory (First Edition)

By: BENNETT, J. A. W., Editorion.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford, University of Oxford Press at Clarendon Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035356

Condition: Near Fine


Bennett was an Inkling and C. S. Lewis was a contributor. Many of the Inklings wrote about Arthurian subjects. When Lewis gave up the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge, it was given to Bennett. Blue cloth boards with plain covers and gilt text on the spine. 147pp. There is a bit of marginalia in pencil, lightly written in pencil and informative. The book is very nice. Near fine. Lacking dust wrapper. Bennett studied first at University of ... View more info

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Not a Tame Lion (Signed) by Edwards.

By: Bruce L. Edwards

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Tyndale: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 035337

Condition: Near Fine


This book was not published in a hard cover version. Soft cover with pictorial cover. 252pp. Signed on the title page by Edwards. Nearly fine condition with a half inch light smudge on the fore edge - only about 20 pages so it is barely noticeable.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

The Pilgrim's Regress: An Allegorical Apology for Christianity, Reason, and Romanticism

By: C. S Lewis; Hague, Michael [Illustrator]

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Eerdmans: 1981

Edition: Deluxe Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 040106

ISBN: 080286063X

Condition: Like New


The first book written by C. S. Lewis after his conversion, The Pilgrim's Regress is, in a sense, a record of Lewis' own search for meaning and spiritual satisfaction that eventually led him to Christianity. It is the story of John and his odyssey to an enchanting island that has created in him an intense longing, a mysterious, sweet desire. John's pursuit of this desire takes him through adventures with such people as Mr. Enlightenment, Media Halfways, Mr. Mammon, Mothe... View more info

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Poetry and Prose in the Sixteenth Century (Oxford History of English Literature Ser)

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 1990

Seller ID: 012418

ISBN: 0198122314

Condition: New


Brand New.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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The Allegory of Love (First edition)

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at Clarendon Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037058

Condition: Very Good


Dedicated to Owen Barfield Wisest and Best of my Unofficial Teachers. This was Lewis' second book after becoming a Christian.Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. 378 pp. Indexed. VG condition with general wear and the page after the index starting but the binding is solid. Lacking dust wrapper. No names or ownership marks. Full refund if not satisfied. Brown 10; Hooper A4. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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The Horse and his Boy (First Edition)

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037102

Condition: Very Good +


Dedicated to David & Douglas Gresham. Gray cloth boards with silver text on spine. Red dust wrapper with a Pauline Baynes illustration in the center. 199 pp. The book is VG or better. Inside the front cover is a small Montreal bookstore sticker. On the half title page is hand written presentation to Rick Peters for Highest Marks on Catechism. Two other names follow as it was apparently passed along. The dust wrapper is VG with a fair amount of edge wear, especially... View more info

Studies in Words. Second printing inscribed by Lewis to G. E. Sadler

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1960

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Inscribed by Lewis

Seller ID: 039637

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by Lewis to G. E. Sadler. Glenn E. Sadler was a graduate of Wheaton College where he got to know Clyde Kilby. In the sixties, when Kilby started working on the Lewis Collection that became the Wade Center, Sadler, who was living in England, was very helpful. A significant selection of his papers are held at the Wade Center. For this reason, we are going to do something we have never done. We are going to give the Wade Center the first right of refusal for ... View more info

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. First edition.

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $125.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039639

Condition: Good +


This is the third book is the Chronicles of Narnia series. Light blue cloth boards. Front end sheets are a map. 223 pp. Verso of the half title page is a list of three books in the Narnia series. In ink this list has been circled like a cloud, the titles checked and The Silver Chair added to the list. On the opposite page in red pencil and blue ink "To Isabel from Mummy xxxx" The hinge at the back cover is cracked but the binding is solid. Good +. Lacking d... View more info

Beyond the Bright Blur (First Edition)

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039624

Condition: Very Good +


This title was published as an unnumbered limited edition (one source says 350 copies) as a New Year's greeting to friends of the author and publisher. It is chapters 15, 16 and 17 of the book Letters to Malcolm which came out the next year.New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1963. First edition. Quarter purple cloth on gray cloth with a design blind stamped into the front cover. 30 pp. Spine is lightly sunned. A few pages have extremely light foxing. Glassine dust w... View more info

The Great Divorce (Signed First Edition)

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $6,000.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: The Centenary Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039627

Condition: Near Fine


The book is signed "Yours C. S. Lewis" on the title page. This copy contains the card of theologian David Edgerton Johnson. The back of the card shows glue residue so apparently it was once fixed to the inside of the front cover. Fortunately there is no evidence of this in the book itself. London: Geoffrey Bles: The Centenary Press, 1945. First edition. NOTE: The copyright page says "First Published November 1945" which is correct for the first edition... View more info

The Pilgrim's Regress. First edition.

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039632

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. This was Lewis's first book to be published after his conversion to Christianity. Only 1,000 copies were printed of the first edition and only 650 of those sold.Rust cloth boards. Author, title and publisher on the spine in reddish brown. Orange top stain. 256 pp. Minor wear on board edges and the spine text is faded. A bit of foxing on the fore edge. VG. Lacking dust wrapper. Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.... View more info

LEWIS, C. S., Signed note attached to the book of a friend.

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Lewis

Seller ID: 039635

Condition: Very Good


This is a first edition book (A Sword in the Desert) by Herbert Palmer. In the book is a full half-sheet note from Palmer to someone named Edgar. The note, transcribed below, is about Palmer's meeting with C. S. Lewis. The odd thing is that this note is hand written on the back of a typed note from C. S. Lewis to Palmer, arranging the meeting and signed by Lewis. Palmer lightly crossed out the typing and signature by Lewis! Then he used the other side. The paper sho... View more info

The Case for Christianity

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1948

Edition: Early American Edition

Seller ID: 040105

Condition: Very Good +


Publisher's blue cloth. Early American Edition. 56pp. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Screwtape Letters

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1963

Edition: Thirtieth Printing

Seller ID: 040107

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black spine lettering. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper with name/address label (also on title page). 160pp. Solid copy. Mylar cover. Jacket chipped with some small pieces missing. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Beloved Works of C. S. Lewis

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Inspirational Press:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040193

Condition: Like New


One of the world's most celebrated authors writes candidly, clearly and from the heart about the deepest human concerns of faith, joy and love. Includes four of CS Lewis' most beloved works: Surprised by Joy; Reflections on the Psalms; The Four Loves; The Business of Heaven.Like new copy. Hardcover. 523pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Personal Heresy; a Controversy (First Edition, Association Copy)

By: C. S. Lewis & E. M. W. Tillyard

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039631

Condition: Very Good +


First edition. This copy contains an ownership signature of John Joseph Hartland-Swann. On the first front end paper he wrote his name, Lincoln College, Oxford 1947. Swann, a British philosopher, spoke once at the Socratic Club in 1952. Verso of this there is an orange bookplate with an owner's name Trevor Johnson. Green cloth boards with gilt text on the spine. 150 pp. Foxing on the first few and last few pages and on page edges. Green is faded on top one inch of... View more info

Letters of C. S. Lewis (First American Edition)

By: C. S. Lewis; Edited by W. H. Lewis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 040799

Condition: Very Good +


First American Edition. Edited with a Memoir, by W. H. Lewis. Illustrated. Lacks dust jacket. 308pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Collected Letters of C. S. Lewis. Three volumes. All first American editions

By: C. S. Lewis; Edited by Walter Hooper

Price: $575.00

Publisher: New York, HarperSanFrancisco / HarperCollins: Various

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 039625

Condition: Near Fine


All volumes edited by Walter Hooper.Volume I, Family Letters 1905-1931. New York: HarperSanFrancisco / HarperCollins, 2004. First American edition.Volume II, Books, Broadcasts and the War 1931-1949. New York: HarperSanFrancisco / HarperCollins 2004. First American edition. Volume III, Narnia, Cambridge, and Joy 1950-1963. New York: HarperSanFrancisco / HarperCollins 2007. First American edition. All books have white cloth boards with publishers logo blindstamped on the ... View more info

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 2)

By: C. S. Lewis; Illustrator-Pauline Baynes

Price: $6.99

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2010

Seller ID: 012073

ISBN: 0064471047

Condition: New


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Mere Christianity

By: C. S. Lewis; Kathleen Norris [Foreword]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper San Francisco: 2014

Edition: 71st printing

Seller ID: 023931

ISBN: 0060652926

Condition: New


Mere Christianity is a theological book by C. S. Lewis, adapted from a series of BBC radio talks made between 1942 and 1944, while Lewis was at Oxford during World War II. Considered a classic of Christian apologetics, the transcripts of the broadcasts originally appeared in print as three separate pamphlets: The Case for Christianity (1942), Christian Behaviour (1943), and Beyond Personality (1944).[3] Lewis was invited to give the talks by Rev. James Welch, the BBC Dir... View more info

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A Grief Observed

By: C. S. Lewis; Madeleine L'Engle [Foreword]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, HarperOne: 2009

Seller ID: 040197

ISBN: 006065273X

Condition: Very Good +


A classic work on grief, A Grief Observed is C.S. Lewiss honest reflection on the fundamental issues of life, death, and faith in the midst of loss. Written after his wifes tragic death as a way of surviving the mad midnight moments, A Grief Observed an unflinchingly truthful account of how loss can lead even a stalwart believer to lose all sense of meaning in the universe, and the inspirational tale of how he can possibly regain his bearings. Cream cloth with gold s... View more info

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Joyful Christian

By: C.S. Lewis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1996

Seller ID: 012450

ISBN: 0684823772

Condition: Near Fine


C.S. Lewis, himself a convert, wrote of being "surprised by joy" when he discovered his belief in Jesus Christ. In these 127 devotional readings, selected from Lewis's many works on faith and spirituality, Christians everywhere can share in the joy of this master theologian as he discusses topics ranging from the nature of prayer and good works to psychoanalysis and fascism. In "The Joyful Christian," Lewis offers inspiration for all those who hunger and ... View more info

Charles Williams: Poet of Theology

By: Cavaliero, Glen

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, William B. Eerdmans: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 040720

ISBN: 0802835791

Condition: Near Fine


First American Edition. Green cloth. Personal library mark on front free end paper. ix, 199pp., index. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Knock and Enter

By: Chad Walsh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Morehouse-Barlow Co: 1960

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 034883

Condition: Very Good -


The author, Chad Walsh, wrote the first book ever written about C. S. Lewis. He also played a key role in bringing Joy Davidman and Lewis together. Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. Previous owner's return address label inside front cover. xii, 208pp. Full refund if not satisfied.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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He Came Down from Heaven (First Edition)

By: Charles Williams

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London Toronto, William Heinemann: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035374

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth boards, plain on front and back with gilt lettering on spine. 147pp. Beautiful copy which shows only the slightest of wear. On the first blank page is the name Arthur R. Wragg but we do not believe it to be the signature of the famous illustrator. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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Many Dimensions (First American edition)

By: Charles Williams

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1949

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 037100

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards. Red dust wrapper with Williams' photo on the back flap. 308 pp. The book is VG with discoloration at the very bottom of the spine. The dust wrapper is good only with wrinkles, foxing and a spine so badly sunned that it looks tan instead of the red it is supposed to be. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

Shadows of Ecstasy (first edition)

By: Charles Williams

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039743

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth boards, plain in front and with yellow text on the spine. 287 pp.Small closed tear in cloth at the top of the spine. Minor soiling of top edge. VG. View more info

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A Family Guide To Narnia: Biblical Truths in C.S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia

By: Christin Ditchfield; Foreword-Wayne Martindale

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Crossway Books: 2003

Seller ID: 012308

ISBN: 1581345151

Condition: New


This book serves as a simple and practical companion to The Chronicles of Narnia for those who want to discover its biblical and Christian roots and quickly locate the Scriptural references that abound in Lewis' work.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

Tolkien & The Silmarillion

By: Clyde S. Kilby

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Harold Shaw Publishers: 1977

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 040877

ISBN: 0877888167

Condition: Near Fine


Clyde S. Kilby spins a 1964 remembrance and close acquaintance with J.R.R. Tolkien into an intimate portrait of the writer. Kilby provides clues to the content of 'The Silmarillion', then to be published posthumously and elaborates on the close relationships Tolkien had with C.S. Lewis and contemporary Charles Williams. Kilby was a Professor of English and at Wheaton College, IL.Brown hardcover. Dust jacket is not price clipped but is torn in several places. 89pp., ind... View more info

C. S. Lewis Images of His World. First edition. Inscribed to William Elliott.

By: Clyde S. Kilby and Douglas Gilbert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Sydney, Auckland, Toronto, Hodder and Stoughton: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039640

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed first edition. William Elliott was an English Professor and missionary to Japan with the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. The Collected Letters of C. S. Lewis show a letter written to Elliott in 1963. Apparently Elliott was translating Miracles into Japanese. Elliott's papers are at the University of Chicago Library. Clyde Kilby was the founder of the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton which is now the world's largest research center for C. S. Lewi... View more info

Brothers and Friends An Intimate Portrait of C. S. Lewis; The Diaries of Major Warren Hamilton Lewis (First Edition)

By: Clyde S. Kilby and Marjorie Lamp Mead, Editors

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030306

Condition: Very Good +


The binding is tan cloth with title lettering on the spine in a metallic bronze color and the author & publisher in a metallic gold. The dust jacket has youthful photos of both men. The book is VG+ with minor wear and the dust jacket is VG with significant but not abusive edge wear. This book, now out of print, is one of our primary sources of information about the Inklings.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

The Inklings Handbook (Signed First North American Edition)

By: Colin Duriez and David Porter

Price: $65.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, Chalice Press: 2001

Edition: First North American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Duriez

Seller ID: 027054

Condition: Fine


Red cloth binding with black title and black border on the front cover. The just jacket is a colorful painting featuring the Eagle and Child pub in the center. 244pp. Both book and jacket are in fine condition. A marvelous wide-ranging handbook. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C. S Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien and the Inklings. View more info

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Remembering C. S. Lewis: Recollections by Those Who Knew Him

By: Como, James T. [Editor]

Price: $18.95

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Ignatius Press: 2005

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 027167

ISBN: 1586171089

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial cover. No writing in the book. Solid copy. 509pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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Into the Wardrobe: C. S. Lewis and the Narnia Chronicles

By: David C. Downing

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Jossey-Bass: 2008

Seller ID: 013014

ISBN: 0470248394

Condition: New


Brand New. Full refund if not satisfied.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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A Portrait of Jane Austen (Signed First Edition)

By: David Cecil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030331

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author on title page.Dark green cloth with author/title in gilt on thespine. Heavily illustrated. Indexed. 208pp.Pictorial dust jacket. On the back page there is a small section of paper loss on the green end sheet where apparently something was mounted and removed. This is the only defect in a very attractive book. David Cecil was an Inkling who wrote or edited over thirty books. This was one of his last books and is seldom found signed. Shelley... View more info

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Two Quiet Lives (First Edition)

By: David Cecil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030332

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth boards with no writing on front cover.Spine a brown faux label with gilt lettering and gilt ?Constable" at the bottom. The front cover of the dust jacket is illustrated by Barbara Jones. 194pp. Illustrated with portraits. The lower left corner of the front cover has a darkened area 2 x 2. The spine of the dust jacket has minor edge wear. Though Cecil wrote many books, this is the only one known to have been read in part or in full at meetings of the Inkling... View more info

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Selections from Gavin Douglas

By: David F. C. Coldwell, editor. J. A. W. Bennett, General editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press at the Clarendon Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037248

Condition: Very Good


J. A. W. Bennett, an Inkling, was the general editor of the Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series which this book is a part of. After Lewis gave up his professorial chair at Cambridge, Bennett succeeded him.The dust wrapper for this book is in quite nice condition - the spine is a bit sunned. Exterior of book is also nice but the first blank page has about 10% of the leave torn out. Also a small ink note inside front cover.Full refund if not satisfied.Shelley and Son Bo... View more info

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The Christian World of The Hobbit (signed)

By: Devin Brown

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Devin Brown

Seller ID: 019415

ISBN: 142674949X

Condition: New


Signed by Brown on the title page.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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Inside the Voyage of the Dawn Treader: A Guide to Exploring the Journey beyond Narnia (signed)

By: Devin Brown

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Baker Books: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Devin Brown

Seller ID: 012999

ISBN: 0801071658

Condition: New


Remainder mark on bottom edge. Full refund if not satisfied. Signed by Brown on the title page.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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Inside Prince Caspian: A Guide to Exploring the Return to Narnia (signed)

By: Devin Brown

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Baker Books: 2008

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 013000

ISBN: 0801068029

Condition: New


Remainder mark on bottom edge. Full refund if not satisfied.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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The Collected Poems of C. S. Lewis: A Critical Edition

By: Don W. King [Editor]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kent State University Press: 2015

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 037247

ISBN: 1606352024

Condition: New


For decades to come this will be the standard edition of Lewis' poetry. This book would make a great gift. View more info

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OP. I.

By: Dorolthy L. Sayers

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Blackwell: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037098

Condition: Very Good -


Green soft cover wrappers with a label in the upper left corner. Paper label on spine. The label has author, title, ship image, Oxford, Blackwell. Untrimmed edges. 71 pp. Part of Adventurers All series. Not quite VG with a weak front hinge. Paper label on the spine is a bit ragged. No ownership marks.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

Suspicious Characters (First American edition)

By: Dorothy L. Sayers

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Brewer, Warren & Putnam: 1931

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 039744

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth boards with black text on front cover and spine. Black top stain. 398 pp.Gilbert A12bI.Lightly soiled and minor wear through at corners. Spine is sunned. Used book store stamp inside back cover. No writing. Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien and the Inklings. View more info