In rare dust
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
EDITION in ORIGINAL DUST JACKET of the first book of Lewis's celebrated
Narnia Chronicles. With colored frontispiece and illustrations
London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950. Octavo, original cloth, original dust
Book with fading to spine and edges, rare dust jacket in outstanding
condition, extremely clean and bright with only usual toning to spine
illustration, small chip at top of spine, and internal tape
reinforcement to spine ends. One of the nicest copies we’ve seen,
particularly rare without any color restoration. $17,500.
"And may I ask, oh, Lucy Daughter of Eve," said Mr. Tumnus, "how you
have come into Narnia?"
What's that?" said Lucy.
"This is the land of Narnia," said the Faun, "where we are now; all that
the lamp-post and the great castle of Cair Paravel on the eastern sea.
And you-- you
have come from the wild woods of the west?"
got in through the wardrobe in the spare room," said Lucy.