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The Chronicles of Narnia by  C.S Lewis - First Edition - 1950 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000805)

The Chronicles of Narnia

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The Chronicles of Narnia

by Lewis, C.S

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
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About This Item

London: Geoffrey Bles and The Bodley Head, 1950. Seven volumes complete, published between 1950-1956, comprising, "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe", (1950), 172pp, [2]; "Prince Caspian", (1951), 194pp, [2]; "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader", (1952), 223pp, [1]; "The Silver Chair", (1953), 217pp, [1]; "The Horse and His Boy", (1954), 199pp, [1]; "The Magician's Nephew", (1955), 183pp, [1] and "The Last Battle", (1956), 184pp. Rebound in full purple goatskin by Temple Bookbinders, smooth back, vellum title / author label to spine and small vellum date label to foot, covers with single fillet border, gilt to inner dentelles, a.e.g., attractive Chiyogami endpapers. Externally the spines have dulled, internally one or two spots of foxing, but generally bright and clean. Housed in a velvet lined white buckram slipcase. Hooper A20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27 and 29 respectively. First Edition. Full Goatskin. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Baynes, Pauline. 8vo.

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Details

Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000805
Title
The Chronicles of Narnia
Author
Lewis, C.S
Illustrator
Baynes, Pauline
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Geoffrey Bles and The Bodley Head
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1950
Keywords
Lewis, Narnia, Sets, Bindings
Size
8vo
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About Temple Rare Books

Temple Rare Books is a division of Temple Bookbinders, which has been established for nearly twenty years. The bookshop is based within the bindery building. It is open between 10am and 4pm weekdays, any other times by appointment. All books listed on the website can be examined here, but please let us know first if you are travelling, so that we can make sure it is still available. Not all of the books in the shop are listed on the website. We are members of the PBFA and ABA and exhibit at several of their book fairs, please see our fairs / events page. We attend many auctions and are happy to execute commission bids on your behalf. We will issue printed catalogues sporadically, if you would like to receive these, please contact us at books@templerarebooks.com

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
goatskin
Goatskin, leather made from goat, is durable and easy to dye. The original and finest examples of Morocco binding are...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.
buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]

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