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Arthurian Torso (First Edition)

By: C. S. LEWIS & CHARLES WILLIAMS

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto, Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042277

Condition: Very Good


This book contains The Figure of Arthur, a posthumous fragment by Charles Williams and a commentary on the Arthurian Poems of Charles Williams by C. S. Lewis.London, New York, Toronto: Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press, 1948. First edition. Brown 48, Hooper 19.Dark red cloth boards with gold text on the spine. Top edge stained red. 200 pp. Dust wrapper is tan with dark red and black text. Book is VG. Exterior has very little wear. Gold text on spine is a bit faded. No writing in the book. At page 1 the binding is cracked but not weakened. The unclipped dust wrapper is VG+ with m... View more info

Arthurian Torso; A Study in Medieval Tradition. (First edition)

By: C. S. Lewis and Charles Williams

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto, Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060970

Condition: Very Good


This book contains an incomplete manuscript by Williams about King Arthur and commentary by Lewis about Williams' Arthurian poetry.First edition. Brown 40. Hooper A19.Red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. 200 pp. Dust wrapper has brown and black text on tan background.Gold text on spine is dull. Foxing on page edges. Gift inscription on first front end paper. The unclipped dust wrapper has some edge wear. Book and wrapper are VG.Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings. View more info

John's Three Love Letters: A Breif Study of 1 John, II John and III John (First Printing)

By: Charles A. Williams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jacksonville, FL, Pioneer Press: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 033137

Condition: Very Good +


Commentaries on the 3 Epistles of John. Paperback. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. 92pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The New Testament in the Language of the People (Williams New Testament)

By: Charles B. Williams

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Holman Bible Publishers: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059758

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth cover. 573pp. Some light shelf wear to covers. Some stains to page edges. No foxing in this copy. Text body is clean and free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Judgement at Chelmsford

By: Charles Williams

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Cuberlege Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 058052

Condition: Very Good


London: Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press, 1946. Second edition.Light grayish green soft cover. 93 pp. A pageant play. VG condition. Sunned to a light brown all around the edges. Owners name inside front cover. Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

The Greater Trumps (First Edition) Signed. Glenn I-A-ii-4

By: Charles WIlliams

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz, Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 035372

Condition: Very Good


Glenn I-A-ii-4. Inscribed by Williams on the first blank page: "Charles Williams 28 April 1932. Thanking you for buying it." Black cloth binding, plain on front and back. The spine has green text. 287pp. Spine is sunned and fore edge is slightly foxed. The binding is solid. A nice copy of a collectible book. Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings. View more info

He Came Down from Heaven (First Edition)

By: Charles Williams

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Toronto, William Heinemann: 1938

Seller ID: 042339

Condition: Very Good


This book is number five in Heinemann's "I Believe" series.London, Toronto: William Heinemann, 1938. First edition. Glenn IAv1 Green cloth boards with gold text on the spine. 147 pp.The exterior of the book has edge wear. Slightly cocked. Some of the first leaves, last leaves and the fore edge are foxed. VG. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

The Greater Trumps

By: Charles Williams

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited: 1954

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 042217

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth. Spine lettering a bit faded. Slightly cocked. 230pp. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Previous owner's name written on front free end paper. Full refund if not satisfied. 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

The Descent of the Dove: A Short History of the Holy Spirit in the Church

By: Charles Williams

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 062485

Condition: Very Good


This book comes from the library of well-known C.S. Lewis scholar, George Musacchio. Black-and-white frontispiece reproduction of "Paradise" painting by Ludovico Brea. Blue cloth boards, titled in gold on spine. Bottom edge pages uncut. Red paper dust jacket, titled in black. ix, 245 pp., including Postscript, Chronological Table, and Index. Book very good condition. Light edge wear. Sticker residue on end sheets. Owner's name and date on a few pages. A few pages contain notes in pencil. Dust jacket good condition. Light edge wear with minor paper loss. Spine sunned. Light ink smudges ... View more info

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The Last Great Frenchman: A Life of General de Gaulle

By: Charles Williams

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061303

ISBN: 0471180718

Condition: Like New


Pictorial cover. Illustrated with black and white photography. Indexed, 544 pp. In like new condition. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 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: 1938

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

The House of the Octopus (First edition)

By: Charles Williams

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Edinburgh House Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060081

Condition: Very Good


This book is from the library of respected Lewis scholar George Musacchio and contains his name on the first front end paper. First edition.Green cloth boards with gilt text on the front cover. 115 pp.VG. No writing in text, but a price and Musacchio name on fly leaf. Top of front board and spine are sunned to a brown color, not green. Lacking dust wrapper.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Greater Trumps (First American edition)

By: Charles Williams (Preface by William Lindsay Gresham)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1950

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 060080

Condition: Very Good +


The preface for this book is by William Lindsay Gresham, first husband of Joy Davidman, who later married C. S. Lewis.First American edition. Glenn I-A-ii-4.Deep blue cloth boards with gilt text on the front cover and spine. 268 pp. Dust wrapper is yellow with illustrations and black text.The book is at least VG+ with minor wear on the extremities. No writing in the book. The price-clipped dust wrapper has wear and some soiling but no abuse.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Forgiveness of Sins (First Edition)

By: WILLIAMS, CHARLES

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: The Centenary Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035371

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. Dedicated to The Inklings. Black cloth boards plain on front and back. The ivory colored label on the spine is ruled into three spaces with green lines. Top space: The Christian Challenge Series. Middle space: The Forgiveness of Sins. Lower space: Charles Williams. The dust wrapper front has a top with white background and red lettering and a bottom with red background and white lettering. Top has title and author. Bottom has series name. The back of the wrapper advertises C. S. Lewis' The Problem of Pain and the Roger Lloyd's The Mastery of Evil. The right flap adverti... View more info