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Anya (First edition)

By: Joy Davidman

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038350

Condition: Very Good


Anya was Joy's second book and first novel.Blank pale green cloth boards with red text and design on the spine. 296 pp.The book is a bit faded, though evenly, and corners are slightly rounded but not worn through. There is an owner's bookplate for Lillian Friedman. There is the faded look of something that has been erased from the first front end paper. Very Good condition. Lacking dust wrapper.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inkl... View more info

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War Poems of the United Nations (First edition)

By: Joy Davidman, Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038352

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards with two wide bands of black which wrap around to the spine. Title, publisher and editor are printed in red against the black background. 395 pp. The dust wrapper has two bands of black against a tweedish gray-green background. The book has shelf wear and slightly rounded corners. No writing in the book. The dust wrapper is in poor condition. No spine at all. The wrapper is in four pieces but fortunately all the text on the front cover is present. ... View more info

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Hunting the Unicorn: A Critical Biography of Ruth Pitter (signed)

By: King, Don W.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Kent State Univ Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 016393

ISBN: 0873389476

Condition: 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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Out of My Bone: The Letters of Joy Davidman (signed by Don King)

By: King, Don W. [Editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI and Cambridge, UK, Eerdmans Publishing Co.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 016395

ISBN: 080286399X

Condition: New


The Letters of Joy Davidman - wife of C S Lewis. Walter Hooper calls this King's best book. Signed by the author on the title page. Joy Davidman was the wife of C. S. Lewis and a strong intellect in her own right. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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C. S. Lewis Then and Now (First edition)

By: KORT, WESLEY A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038326

Condition: Like New


The dust wrapper flap says Kort is a Professor in the Department of Religion at Duke University.Plain gray cloth boards with black text on the spine. Indexed. 194 pp. The silver cover has a photo of Lewis at a desk.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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Real Presence: The Christian Worldview of C. S. Lewis as Incarnational Reality

By: Leanne Payne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baker Books: 1995

Seller ID: 012515

ISBN: 080105172X

Condition: New


Drawing on the writings of C.S. Lewis, Payne focuses on Lewis' intense awareness that God indwells his life and transforms it--the incarnational reality. With exceptional insight, Payne introduces readers to the real presence of God in the lives of all who believe, a presence that makes an enormous difference if the believer is aware of it and cultivates it.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

Letters C. S. Lewis & Don Giovanni Calabria. First American edition in English

By: LEWIS, C. S., (translated and edited by Martin Moynihan)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, Servant Books: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038313

Condition: Near Fine


This correspondence in the one language that these two men had in common, Latin. In the book the Latin is on the left page and the English is on the right. Hooper A66.Cover design shows parchment against a marbleized background with text on the "parchment". 119 pp. Near fine. Only the slightest wear. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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Latin Letters of C.S. Lewis

By: Lewis, C.S.; Calabria, Don Giovanni; Moynihan, Martin [Translator]; Noll, Mark A. [Foreword];

Price: $12.00

Publisher: St. Augustines Press: 2016

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 037254

ISBN: 1587314576

Condition: New


Lewis and Calabria corresponded in the only language they had in common. Latin. This book has the Latin on the left side and the English on the right. Great for students in classical schools.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

The Splendid Century: Life in the France of Louis XIV

By: Lewis, W. H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Long Grove, IL, Waveland Press Inc: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040092

ISBN: 0881339210

Condition: Like New


Probes varied facets of life in France during the reign of Louis XIV, including the church, medicine, sea travel, female education, and the army.Paperback. Illustrated. xii, 306pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Splendid Century: Life in the France of Louis XIV

By: Lewis, W. H.

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Long Grove, IL, Waveland Press Inc: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040093

Condition: Very Good


Probes varied facets of life in France during the reign of Louis XIV, including the church, medicine, sea travel, female education, and the army.Paperback. Illustrated. xii, 306pp., index. Bookseller's stamp on title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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C. S. Lewis - Writer,Dreamer & Mentor

By: Lionel Adey

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058152

ISBN: 0802842038

Condition: Near Fine


Adey was professor emeritus of English and visiting scholar at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.Small smudges of glue residue where a price sticker has been removed.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The English Poets

By: Lord David Cecil; W. J. Turner, Editor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 042984

Condition: Very Good +


Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. Illustrated in color and black & white. 48pp. Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

History Through the Mind's Eye: A Review of The Lord of the Rings (in the Saturday Review Vol. 39, No. 4)

By: Louis J. Halle; Editor- L. L. Day

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Saturday Review Associates: January 28, 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013665

Condition: Very Good +


Contains one of the early U.S. reviews of The Lord of the Rings. Pages tanned from age. Covers lightly shelf-worn. Full refund if not satisfied.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

Phantastes A Faerie Romance for Men and Women (First Edition containing Arthur Hughes illustrations)

By: MACDONALD, GEORGE

Price: $105.00

Publisher: London, Arthur C. Fifield: 1905

Edition: First Edition containing Arthur

Seller ID: 035363

Condition: Very Good


In 1894 Phantastes was published with illustrations by John Bell. Greville MacDonald, son of the author, hated the illustrations and claimed to have bought up as many remainders of that edition as possible. There is some debate as to whether George MacDonald disliked the illustrations. Nonetheless this 1905 edition illustrated by Hughes was roundly applauded and to this day is considered a marvelous and collectible edition of Phantastes. Blue cloth boards with gilt te... View more info

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Robert Falconer

By: MacDonald, George [1824 - 1905]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Eureka, Sunrise Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 044822

ISBN: 0940652528

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 524 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780940652521. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Dictionary of Imaginary Places (First Edition)

By: Manguel; Greenfield

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040175

ISBN: 0025793101

Condition: Near Fine


Throughout the ages, writers have created an astonishing diversity of imaginary places, worlds of enchantment, horror and delight. This guidebook takes the reader on a tour of more than 1200 imaginary cities, islands, countries, and continents, from Homer to the late 1990s. Places visited include Atlantis, Dracula's Castle, Middle Earth, Baskerville Hall, Utopia, and Earthsea. The inspiration comes from writers as diverse as Lewis Carroll, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Sir Arthu... View more info

G. K. Chesterton and C. S. Lewis The Riddle of Joy

By: Michael H. Macdonald and Andrew A. Tadie, editors

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids MI, Eerdmans: 1989

Edition: Possible book club edition

Seller ID: 058016

Condition: Fine


Contributors include Lyle Dorsett, Walter Hooper, Ian Boyd, Peter Kreeft, Thomas Howard, James Houston and others.Gray cloth boards with silver text on the spine. 304 pp. The dust wrapper has white background with black and white text and images of both men.The book is in fine condition. The dust wrapper has two closed tears of less than one half inch and slight browning. VG.Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & t... View more info

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Second Friends: C.S. Lewis and Ronald Knox in Conversation

By: Milton Walsh

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ignatius Press: 2008

Seller ID: 012500

ISBN: 1586172409

Condition: New


C.S. Lewis and Ronald Knox were two of the most popular authors of Christian apologetics in the twentieth century ... and for many years they were neighbors in Oxford. In Second Friends, Milton Walsh (Author, Ronald Knox as Apologist) delves into their writings and compares their views on a variety of compelling topics, such asthe existence of God, the divinity of Christ, the problem of suffering, miracles, the way of Love, the role of religion in society, and prayer. Th... View more info

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MYTHPRINT [3 ISSUES FROM 1971] First Editions

By: MYTHPRINT

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, The Mythopoeic Society: 1971

Edition: First Editions

Seller ID: 035366

Condition: Very Good


Mythprint the Monthly Bulletin of the Mythopoeic Society interested in the study, discussion, and enjoyment of myth, fantasy & imaginative literature, especially the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis & Charles Williams. April 1971 Vol 3 No 4 bound with staples. Six unpaginated pages. Cover story: The Figure of Aragorn. August 1971 Vol 4 No 2 bound with staples. Six unpaginated pages. Cover story: The Dwarves & the Orcs. September, 1971 Vol 4 No 3 bound with st... View more info

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Tolkien's World: Paintings of Middle Earth

By: Nasmith, Howe, Edelfeldt and others

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 035353

Condition: Fine


Paintings by Nasmith, Howe, Edelfeldt, Hague, Phenix, Lee, Garland, Goldsmith, and Galuidi. 60 full page images in all. The book is 11" x 8 3/4". Gray-Blue cloth boards, plain on front and back. Gilt lettering on spine. The dust wrapper has Alan Lee illustrations on front and back. The book is fine except for minor wear on the bottom edge from shelf contact. The unclipped dust wrapper is also near fine, just lacking the crispness to be fine.Shelley and Son Books spe... View more info

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Unancestral Voice

By: Owen Barfield

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Barfield Press UK: 2010

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 012296

ISBN: 095595827X

Condition: New


Unancestral Voice is the story of a modern-day spiritual quest. Step by step, Barfield explores the power of the creative imagination to meet the great challenges of our time. "This book has a remarkable unity; it is a well-sustained defence of a very consistent theme - that of the 'evolution of consciousness' " - Frontier "The voice of each one's mind speaking from the depths within himself" - Owen Barfield "A clear, powerful thinker, and a subtle on... View more info

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History, Guilt and Habit

By: Owen Barfield

Price: $22.00

Publisher: The Barfield Press: 2006-10-30

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 012301

ISBN: 1597311081

Condition: New


We are well supplied with interesting writers, but Owen Barfield is not content to be merely interesting. His ambition is to set us free. from the prison we have made for ourselves by our ways of knowing, our limited and false habits of thought, our 'common sense.' -Saul Bellow Few books [besides History, Guilt and Habit] . would provide a better basis for a serious discussion of modern mentality, or a better closing for a course in great books or the history of ideas. R... View more info

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Sharing the Narnia Experience: A Family Guide to C. S. Lewis's the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

By: Paul Friskney

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Standard Publishing Company: 2005

Seller ID: 012504

ISBN: 0784717737

Condition: New


A thoughtful exciting family guide to C.S. Lewis's classic story. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

Dissension among judges (column). Philip Toynbee 1961 review predicts Tolkien's demise. First Edition.

By: Philip Toynbee

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, The Observer: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039648

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. August 6, 1961 London Observer newspaper. When the Lord of the Rings was first published in the mid 1950s, reviews were mixed, but mostly positive. In 1961 a negative review contained a statement about the literary marketplace that is surely the most erroneous in history. Philip Toynbee, prominent literary critic, wrote in his column that Tolkien's books ?have passed into a merciful oblivion." What actually happened? The Lord of the Rings became the ... View more info

Public Opinion and the Last Peace (First edition)

By: R. B. McCallum

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058041

Condition: Very Good


McCallum was a member of the Inklings and, while primarily known as an historian, his career was varied. Among other things he was Master of Pembroke College and editor of The Oxford Magazine. After Lewis died, McCallum was one of the Inklings who tried to keep the Monday morning meetings going, but without Lewis, it could not. McCallum summed it up this way, "When the sun goes out there is no more light in the solar system." More on McCallum in Hooper's Companio... View more info

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The Hobbit LP record RANKIN/BASS,

By: RANKIN/BASS

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Disneyland Records: 1977

Seller ID: 035351

Condition: Very Good +


Songs & Dialogue from the Original Soundtrack of 1977 animated motion picture plus a 12 page book with color illustrations. LP sleeve with full color pictorial on front and back. The sleeve opens like a book and inside there is the twelve page booklet and access to the vinyl record. The sleeve is VG with general wear. The vinyl is beautiful - fine condition and it looks virtually unplayed.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

C. S. Lewis a Biography (First American edition)

By: Roger Lancelyn Green & Walter Hooper

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, London, Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich: 1974

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 058003

Condition: Near Fine


New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974. First American edition.Purple cloth boards. The spine has silver text and metallic purple designs. 320 pp. The dust wrapper is purple with some white text but the name C. S. Lewis printed against a rainbow.Near fine book with slightly bumped corners and no writing. The dust wrapper is VG with modest edge wear. Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

C. S. Lewis, A Biography

By: Roger Lancelyn Green and Walter Hooper

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1974

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 038322

Condition: Very Good +


Green was one of Lewis's closest friends in the fifties and he was likely the person that worked most closely with Lewis on the Narniad. Green, if memory serves us correctly, is the one who suggested the title The Chronicles of Narnia for the series. Hooper was Lewis's personal secretary in the final months of Lewis's life and has played and still plays a key role in seeing the works of Lewis get published. Since Shelley and Son Books is located in North Carolina, van... View more info

With the Pilgrims to Canterbury and the History of the Hospital of Saint Thomas (Signed First Edition)

By: S. Gordon Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Society of Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 042213

Condition: Very Good -


Author's gift inscription on half title page. Orange cloth. Illustrated. Frontispiece. First free end paper gone. Textured end papers. Spine sunned. xii, 13-90pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Inklings and King Arthur: J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis, and Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain (Signed First Edition)

By: Sorina Higgins

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Apocryphile Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039737

ISBN: 1944769897

Condition: New


Will King Arthur ever return to England? He already has. In the midst of war-torn Britain, King Arthur returned in the writings of the Oxford Inklings. Learn how J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield brought hope to their times and our own in their Arthurian literature. Although studies of the Oxford Inklings abound, astonishingly enough, none has yet examined their great body of Arthurian work. Yet each of these major writers tackled serious... View more info

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THE J. R. R. TOLKIEN CALENDAR 1975

By: TOLKIEN, J. R. R.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1974

Seller ID: 038343

Condition: Very Good


This is the third annual calendar. It features paintings from "Portfolio for Middle-Earth" by Tim Kirk. 12" x 13". The paintings are as follows: January, Smaug; February, The Riddle Game; March, Fire and Water; April, Frodo Meditates; May, Moggot's Farm; June, The Well in Moria; Two page centerpiece, Gandalf and Bilbo; July, The Mirrormere; August, Galadriel; September, The Road to Minas Tirith; October, Two Orcs; November, The Cracks of Doom; December... View more info

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TOLKIEN CALENDAR 2002 THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

By: TOLKIEN, J. R. R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2001

Seller ID: 038344

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated by Ted Nasmith. 12" x 12". The illustrations are as follows: January, Last Sight of Hobbiton; February, Beyond the Forest; March, A Song in the Trollshaws; April, At the Ford; May, Gandalf Escapes Upon Gwaihir; June, The Fellowship Leaving Rivendell; Centerpiece, untitled double page poster; July, At the Bridge; August, The Great Tree at Caras Galadhon; September, Lady Galadriel; October, The Pillars of the Kings; November, Boromir; December, At the... View more info

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The Hobbit

By: TOLKIEN, J. R. R.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society:

Seller ID: 038337

Condition: New


New in black slip case and in original shrink wrap. Year of publication not known. Spine is peach color with swirling gilt decoration. A black cloth label hosts the author and title in gilt. New in original shrink wrap.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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The Fellowship of the Ring (3 volume set)

By: Tolkien, J.R.R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 040147

ISBN: 0395489318

Condition: Near Fine


The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien's three-volume epic, is set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth - home to many strange beings, and most notably hobbits, a peace-loving "little people," cheerful and shy. Since its original British publication in 1954-55, the saga has entranced readers of all ages. It is at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale. Critic Michael Straight has hailed it as one of the "very few works of genius in recent literature.... View more info

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The Soul of The Lion, The Witch, & the Wardrobe (First edition)

By: VEITH, GENE

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Victor: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038332

Condition: Like New


First Edition. Out of print. Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt text on front cover and spine. Pictorial dust wrapper. Like new.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

Louis XIV (First American edition)

By: W. H. Lewis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1959

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 058032

Condition: Very Good


New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1959. First American edition.Plain red cloth boards with gilt text on the spine. 224 pp.VG copy. The spine is sunned and there is a half inch tear in the top of the front gutter. No owner's name or writing. Lacking dust wrapper.Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

Letters of C. S. Lewis

By: W. H. Lewis, Editor

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038938

Condition: Very Good +


Black cloth with gold spine lettering. Mylar cover. Illustrated. 308pp. Minor pencil marginalia. Dust jacket indicates, "A Selection of the Episcopal Book Club." Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings. View more info

The literary legacy of C. S. Lewis

By: Walsh, Chad

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057908

ISBN: 0151527253

Condition: Very Good


Walsh was one of the early observers of Lewis and helped popularize him in the United States. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

C. S. Lewis Companion & Guide (First American edition)

By: Walter Hooper

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 058004

Condition: Fine


940 pages of marvelous help for Lewis scholars, collectors and Lewis lovers.San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1996.Half black cloth on sand colored cloth. 940 pp. Blue orange and white dust wrapper.Book and dust wrapper are fine condition. 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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Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

By: Ward, Michael

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037251

ISBN: 019973870X

Condition: New


This is the book about Ward's amazing discovery of a completely unknown level of reading the Narnia books. Amazing.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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

By: Warren Hamilton Lewis (edited by Clyde S. Kilby and Marjorie Lamp Mead)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Harper and Row: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058031

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth boards with gilt text on the spine. Illustrated. 308 pp. The pictorial dust wrapper has a brown background and two photos, one of C. S. Lewis and one of W. H. Lewis.The book is in fine condition. The dust wrapper is VG. It is price clipped, sunned on the spine, and some wear, the worst of which is a V shaped one half inch chip.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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Tolkien Criticism; An Annotated Checklist (First edition)

By: WEST, RICHARD C., compiler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kent State University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038345

Condition: Very Good


This book is number eleven in the Serif Series of Bibliographies and Checklists. It contains four sections. Tolkien's Writings; Critical Works on Tolkien; Book Reviews; Index of Titles.Plain yellow cloth boards with black text on the spine. 73 pp.This is an ex-library book with library spore. VG condition.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

The Image of Man in C. S. Lewis

By: William Luther White

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Nashville and New York, Abingdon Press: 1969

Seller ID: 041610

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's cloth. Dust jacket is not price clipped. 239pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

George MacDonald (First edition)

By: William Raeper

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tring, Batavia, Sydney, Lion Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058043

Condition: Very Good +


The first major biography of MacDonald by a nonfamily member.Tring, Batavia, Sydney: Lion Publishing, 1987. First edition.Black cloth with gilt text on the spine. 352 pp. Exhaustive notes and indexing.The book is VG+ and the dust wrapper (unclipped) is VG. Wrapper has edge wear and browning at the edges.Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings. 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 ... View more info

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Arthurian Torso

By: Williams, Charles & Lewis, C. S.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 026995

Condition: Near Fine


Navy blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Dust jacket is light brown with title in red and other text in dark brown. The front cover also has a geometric design. Book and jacket are close to fine. The book has an owner's name and the back of the jacket has a small red mark, possibly from the publisher.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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Pleasures Forevermore; The Theology of C. S. Lewis (Signed First Edition)

By: Willis, John Randolph, S. J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Loyola University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027038

Condition: Near Fine


Burnt orange cloth boards with gilt text on the spine. 157pp. Pictorial dust jacket. There are pencil notes inside the back cover and some in the text. The jacket is good only due to substantial wear.The book discusses the theology of C. S. Lewis from a Catholic perspective.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams

By: Zaleski, Philip; Zaleski, Carol

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2015

Seller ID: 040858

ISBN: 0374154090

Condition: New


Black cloth. Blue spine lettering. New copy. This book would make a great gift. Illustrated. 644pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Cobweb Curtain (First Edition)

By: [BAYNES, PAULINE] KORALEK, JENNY

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038347

Condition: Near Fine


A Christmas story based on a legend told by William Barclay. With marvelous illustrations from the distinctive brush of Pauline Baynes who illustrated for Tolkien and Lewis.The oblong book has an illustrated glossy cover. Unpaginated but about 32 pages. The dust wrapper has the same illustration as the book cover.Condition is extremely close to fine for both book and dust wrapper. Two very small bumps along bottom edge of front cover. Shelley and Son Books specialize... View more info

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The Lord of the Rings; The Return of the King

By: [TOLKIEN, J. R. R.] JACKSON, PETER, Director

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 038342

Condition: Near Fine


Two discs and booklet in plastic case pictorially illustrated. Near fine condition.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info