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The Return to Narnia

By C.S. Lewis

Illustrations by Pauline Baynes

- Published by Geoffrey Bles Ltd., London. 1951. First edition. The printing and publishing information is on the reverse of the last page of text, where it states - First published 1951
- Blue cloth hardback with silver spine titles in illustrated dustjacket. 195 pages. 20 x 15 cm.
- Colour frontispiece and b&w illustrations in the text. The front endpapers show a map of Narnia and adjoining lands. The rear endpapers are blank.
- In Good condition in Good dustjacket. The spine of the book has a slight lean and the silver spine titles are still bright. The blue cloth is clean. The page edges have light foxing and the top edge is also a little dusty, with one small light water stain. The front endpapers and first few pages have light blotchy foxing. The rear endpapers and last few pages have moderate blotchy foxing. There is a name, lightly, on the half-title page. The body of the pages is clean and unstained except for the last few pages which have the blotchy foxing. The dustjacket has tears to the corners and along the top edge as shown in the photos. The top left of the spine has a 1.5 cm. closed tear. The titles and white areas on the front cover and spine have darkened a little with age (the first two photos are a little brighter than in actuality, being taken in bright light) and the large areas of white also have light foxing. Several tiny white paint spots on the front cover. The back cover is quite dirty and foxed and has two small to moderate sized water stains near the bottom on the back edge. The flaps are comparatively clean. The dustjacket inner has moderate foxing. The front flap has 10s. 6d. on the bottom corner and the back flap has APTV/10 at the bottom. The rear flap is blank and the back cover has reviews for The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.

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  • Seller location: Christchurch City, Canterbury, NZ

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