Author:[C. S. Lewis] Clive Hamilton

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Dymer (signed first edition)

By: Clive Hamilton ( C. S. Lewis)

Price: $9,000.00

Publisher: London and New York, J. M. Dent & E. P. Dutton: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Lewis

Seller ID: 060994

Condition: Very Good


This copy belonged to David Enderton Johnson and his card is enclosed. Johnson was an internationally recognized liturgical scholar. His card is in the book. Dymer is a narrative poem and was Lewis's second book. This was Lewis' final book before his conversion to Christianity and many would say it was his last serious attempt to be a major poet. It is published under his pseudonym, Clive Hamilton. Clive was his first name and Hamilton was his mother's maiden name.First edition. Brown 2. Hooper 2.Grayish Blue cloth boards embossed on the front with a leaping figure in black. 104 pp. S... View more info

Spirits in Bondage; a Cycle of Lyrics (first edition)

By: [C. S. Lewis] Clive Hamilton

Price: $16,000.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061040

Condition: Very Good


The Holy Grail for collectors of C. S. Lewis first editions is Spirits in Bondage, Lewis' first book which was published when he was 21.First edition. Brown 1. Hooper A.1.Blue cloth boards with gilt text on the spine. 119 pp. At the end of the book there is a section of "Soldier Poets" published by Heinemann. This list includes the incorrect "George Lewis" as author of Spirits in Bondage and an attempt at his real name (not pseudonym) but the attempt is incorrect calling the author "G. S. Lewis." These errors are correct points for the first edition.The book is in ve... View more info