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[J. R. R. Tolkien a Book and a Map] Middle-Earth in Magic Mirror Maps

By: Steve Ponty

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Leicstershire, UK, Matador / Troubador Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 060040

Condition: Fine


The book is inscribed to Sir Roy Strong. From the preamble to the book: "In this Volume of work, of Nine Parts, we journey on a quest to find the places in the Wilderland of Professor J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. We do so by following the Maps in The Hobbit, but on Mother-earth. We shall be looking at the 'Magic Mirror Maps' from Mother-earth to Middle-earth, and in reverse image, from Middle-earth to Mother-earth ..."THE BOOKPONTY, STEVE. Middle-Earth in Magic Mirror Maps. Inscribed first edition.Leicstershire, UK: Matador / Troubador Publishing, 2014. Inscribed first edition.B... View more info

Surprised by Laughter; The Comic World of C. S. Lewis (inscribed)

By: Terry Lindvall

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nashville, Atlanta, London, Vancouver, Thomas Nelson: 1996

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 060027

Condition: Fine


A kind inscription on the first front end paper.Second printing.Light brown paper boards with gilt text on the spine. 422 pp. including a bibliography. Photographic dust wrapper.Book and wrapper are fine.Full refund if not satisfied. 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, The Last Shore.Condition: the calendar portions have writing, the illustrations are untouched. VG condition.Shelley and So... 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 Falls.Near fine condition. No writing in the calendar.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the I... 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." Middle-earth is a world receptive to poets, scholars, children, and all other people of good will. Donald Barr has describ... 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

Assault on Olympus (First American edition)

By: W. H. Lewis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1958

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 060046

Condition: Very Good


W. H. Lewis was the brother of C. S. Lewis and he was an Inkling. First American edition.Red cloth boards with gilt text on the spine. 240 pp. with index.Spine is faded lightening the gilt. Lacking dust wrapper.Full refund if not satisfied. 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

Brothers & Friends; An Intimate Portrait of C. S. Lewis

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

Price: $80.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060048

Condition: Near Fine


This book is from the library of respected Lewis scholar George Musacchio and contains his name on the first front end paper. At the bottom of the fly leaf, which contains Musacchio's name at the top, it says, "Roy Carlisle sent me this for having read the book in typescript." The book is the diaries of Major Warren Hamilton Lewis, brother of C. S. Lewis.San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1982. First edition.Tan cloth boards with text on the spine in bronze and gilt. 308 pp. Illustrated with photos. Indexed. Brown dust wrapper with photos of each brother on the front.Book is near fine. U... 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

Speaking of Jack (Incribed by author)

By: Will Vaus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamden, CT, Winged Lion Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060032

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed to Iain MacLean on the title page.Inscribed first edition.Soft cover binding with a photo of Lewis holding a book on the front cover. 278 pp.Near fine condition with MacLean's name stamped inside the front cover. Full refund if not satisfied. 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 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

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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 specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

This Ever Diverse Pair

By: [Owen Barfield] using pseudonym G. A. L. Bugeon (First edition)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060277

Condition: Very Good


[BARFIELD, OWEN] using pseudonym G. A. L. Burgeon, This Ever Diverse Pair. First edition.This is Barfield's second work of fiction.London: Victor Gollancz, 1950. First edition.Green cloth boards with gilt text on the spine. 144 pp. Dust wrapper is tan with a lavender border around black and lavender text. The book is VG with discoloration in the lower left of the front board. The dust wrapper,also VG, is soiled but has very little edge wear.Full refund if not satisfied.$150 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