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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - A Story for Children by  C.S Lewis - First Edition - 1950 - from Temple Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - A Story for Children

by Lewis, C.S

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950. 172pp, [4], rebound in full goatskin by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth with date to foot, covers with single fillet border, inner edges with triple fillet, a.e.g. Externally near fine, internally the colour frontispiece has a light water stain to top edge, which has offset slightly onto the top edge of the title, otherwise bright and clean. Hooper 21. First Edition. Full Goatskin. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Baynes, Pauline. 8vo.


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