'The Chronicles of Narnia' by C.S Lewis (1950-1956)

'The Chronicles of Narnia' by C.S Lewis (1950-1956)

For sale is a first edition set of the Narnia books by C.S Lewis (1950 through to 1956). The copy of 'The Silver Chair' has been signed by the illustrator Pauline Baynes to the title page. This set has been re-bound in finest Harmatan black goatskin leather, with specially commissioned marbled endpapers supplied by master marbler Freya Scott of Paperwilds.

 

Condition:

 

Externally -

 

Since the set has been recently rebound, the bindings are in like new condition without blemishes. 

 

Internally -

 

1) The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe: one or two very minor blemishes throughout the book. Very clean as a whole. Near fine condition.

2) Prince Caspian: contains the original map to the front which is in good condition. There is some marking to the half title page and the following couple of pages. There are some minor blemishes throughout the book. Near fine

3) The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader: contains the original map to the front which is in good condition. There is some foxing to the prelim and last couple of pages. Some minor foxing throughout. Very good condition.

4) The Silver ChairSigned by the illustrator Pauline Baynes. Contains the original endpaper to the front which shows some ghosting on one side making it darker than the other side. Previous owners name in ink