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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


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


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


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


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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The Essential Sermons (First American edition)

By: Austin Farrer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Cowley: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 037092


Some have gone so far as to say that Farrer was the most important Anglican of the 20th century. Farrer was active with Lewis in the Socratic Club. He and his wife Katherine were among the few who remained close to Lewis while he was married to Joy. Farrer was a witness at Lewis's first marriage to Joy. There is a famous story of Joy falling and breaking her leg and just at that moment, the phone right beside her rang. It was Katherine Farrer who was able to call fo... 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


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

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BARFIELD, OWEN, Rediscovery of Meaning and Other Essays. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1985. First soft cover edition.

By: BARFIELD, OWEN

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press: 1985

Edition: First soft cover edition

Seller ID: 035354


Barfield's titles have mostly been out of print but his grandson is now bringing many of them back and making them generally available. The cover has red, gray, black and white horizontal graphic design with the title in white and the author in black. 263pp. Like new except for an owner's blind stamp 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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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


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

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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


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


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

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The Chronicles of Narnia (First British Edition) Complete Set: All in First Issue Dust Wrappers

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $24,000.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles; The Bodley Head: Various

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038305


Extremely Rare. All seven books of the Chronicles of Narnia, original first printings of the first editions in first issue dust wrappers and with no repairs. All books and dust wrappers are in VG or better condition. Brown 43, 45, 49, 51, 53, 57, 61. Hooper A21, A22, A24, A25, A26, A28, A30.All books are first editions as called for in Edwin Brown's In Pursuit of C. S. Lewis. They all contain the marvelous illustrations of Pauline Baynes. Only a few sets of this se... View more info

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Dymer (Second Edition)

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London and New York, J. M. Dent; Macmillan: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 038308


Brown 4. Hooper A2. Plain reddish orange cloth boards with gilt text on the spine. Topstain matches the binding. 104 pp. Copyright page says "First Published 1926 / Last reprinted 1950". The dust wrapper is plain gray with reddish orange text that says "DYMER / A Poem / by / C. S. LEWIS. This is a beautiful copy. The book has only the slightest wear and no writing internally. The unclipped dust wrapper has modest edge wear, the worst bit of which is a... View more info

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Prince Caspian (First American Edition)

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1951

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038315


Brown 46. Hooper A22.Light green cloth boards with silhouette art on the front cover. Black text on the spine. Pink dust wrapper with art in a circle in the center and black text above and below. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes. Stated first printing. Price on the flap is $2.50. 186 pp.The exterior of the book shows use but no abuse. Internally it is nice with no writing, not even an owners name. The dust wrapper shows light soiling and some edge wear, both minor... View more info

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Beyond the Bright Blur (First Edition)

By: C. S. Lewis

Price: $65.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038304


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. Brown 78. Hooper 39. Quarter purple cloth on gray cloth with a design blind stamped into the front cover. 30 pp. Glassine dust wrapper. The book was mailed with a card saying "With the Season's Greetings from Harcourt, Brace... 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


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