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“One day, you will be old enough to start reading fairytales again": COMPLETE FIRST EDITION SET OF C.S. LEWIS' THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA
The Chronicles of Narnia Set: The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, The Horse and His Boy, The Magician’s Nephew, The Last Battle.
London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950-1956.
First editions of each book in the author’s classic Chronicles of Narnia series, which has sold over 100 million copies in 47 languages. Octavo, 7 Volumes, illustrated by Pauline Baynes. The set comprises of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, The Horse and His Boy, The Magician’s Nephew, and The Last Battle. Each are in very good to near fine with only light wear in their original dust jackets, with The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, and The Silver Chair with some professional restoration to the dust jackets. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
Price: $27,500.00 Item Number: 104558
"Tesser Well": First Edition of Madeleine L'Engles Newbery Award-Winning Novel A Wrinkle In Time; Inscribed by Her
New York: Ariel Books, 1962.
First edition of L’Engle’s Newbery award-winning novel. Octavo, original half blue cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For Sam, Tesser Well Madeleine L’Engle.” Near fine in a near fine first issue dust jacket that shows some light wear and a closed tear to the front panel. Without the Newbery Award-winning seal to the front panel. Jacket design by Ellen Raskin. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp example.
Price: $15,000.00 Item Number: 757
"I had forgotten how much light there is in the world, till you gave it back to me": First Editions of Each of Book in Ursula Le Guins The Wizard of Earthsea Series; Each Volume Signed by Her
Berkeley: Parnassus, 1968-2001.
First editions, first printings of each of the five novels in Le Guin’s acclaimed Wizard of Earthsea series. Octavo, 5 volumes, original cloth. Each book is signed by Ursula K. Le Guin on the title page. The Wizard of Earthsea is the first issue with the publisher’s faint vertical smudge running through the R in “Wizard” on the title page; that continues through the round symbol and into the second U in “Ursula” below, ending at the I in “drawings”, and the dust jacket priced at $3.95. A Wizard of Earthsea with illustrations by Ruth Robbins; Tombs of Atuan and Farthest Shore with illustrations by Gail Garraty. The Tombs of Atuan is near fine in a near fine dust jacket. The Farthest Shore is near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Tehanu and The Other Wind are fine in fine dust jackets. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional set, rare and desirable signed.
Price: $12,500.00 Item Number: 84564
"Time is life itself, and life resides in the human heart": First Edition of Michael Ende's The Grey Gentlemen; Signed by Him
London: Burke Books, 1974.
First edition in English of “one of the most remarkable novels of the late twentieth century” (Linda Goodhew). Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by Michael Ende on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated by Frances Lobb. Rare and desirable signed.
Price: $3,800.00 Item Number: 102633
"But need alone is not enough to set power free: there must be knowledge": First Editions of Each of Book in Ursula Le Guins The Wizard of Earthsea Trilogy; Each Volume Signed by Her
London: Gollancz, 1971-1973.
First editions of each novel in Le Guin’s acclaimed Wizard of Earthsea triology. Octavo, 3 volumes. Each book is signed by Ursula K. Le Guin on the title page. Each are fine in fine dust jackets .
Price: $3,250.00 Item Number: 1848
New York: Scholastic Press, 2009.
First edition. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Suzanne Collins on the half title page (not stamped). Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $650.00 Item Number: 17096
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965.
First edition of this work by the author of The Lord of the Rings. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Quackenbush. An exceptional example.
Price: $475.00 Item Number: 119921
London: Doubleday, 2004.
First British edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original half cloth, cartographic endpapers. Boldly signed by Christopher Paolini on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by John Jude Palencar.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 118619