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101 Smiley, Kathryn, editor. (Larry Blumenfeld, Robert E. Skinner, Lew and Nancy Buckingham.) FIRSTS: THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S MAGAZINE. MAY, 1996. VOLUME 6, NUMBER 5. (WESTERN ISSUE - A.B. GUTHRIE, AMERICAN INDIANS.)
Tucson, Arizona Firsts Magazine 1996 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
76 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover (magazine format). B&w illustrations. Articles: The Civilization of the American Indian: A Landmark Series from the University of Oklahoma; A Checklist of The Civilization of the American Indian Series; Collecting A.B. Guthrie, Jr. (with checklist); A Tribute to Jeff C. Dykes (collector, educator, bookman - with checklist); Points; A Collector's Guide to Publishers (The Dial Press); Books into Film ('Giant' by Edna Ferber - film by George Stevens). Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor rubbing, a few small very soft wrinkles. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
102 Smiley, Kathryn, editor. (Larry Olpin, Michael Quigley, Charles Michaud.) FIRSTS: THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S MAGAZINE. JANUARY, 1996. VOLUME 6, NUMBER 1. (CIVIL WAR FICTION - STEPHEN CRANE.)
Tucson, Arizona Firsts Magazine 1996 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
60 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover (magazine format). B&w illustrations. Articles: Collecting American Civil War Novels; Collecting Stephen Crane; Stephen Crane: A Checklist; In Pursuit of Fugitives (obscure articles and literary contributions); Points: A Collector's Guide to Publishers (Smith and Haas); Books into Film ('The Red Badge of Courage'). Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor rubbing, a few small very soft wrinkles. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
103 Smiley, Kathryn, editor. (Peter Quinones, Steve Adamovich, Robin H. Smiley, Don Herron, Stephanie Howlett-West.) FIRSTS: THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S MAGAZINE. OCTOBER, 1999. VOLUME 9, NUMBER 10. (SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY ISSUE - KIM STANLEY ROBINSON - DONALD WANDREI.)
Tucson, Arizona Firsts Magazine 1999 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
72 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover (magazine format). B&w illustrations. Articles: Kim Stanley Robinson on Mars; Kim Stanley Robinson: A Checklist; The Internet Follies Revisited; Collecting Donald Wandrei (with checklist); Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: 1998 in Review; Harry Potter and the Book Collectors; Points: Collector's Guide to Publishers (Arkham House); Books into Film ('Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?' Philip K. Dick's novel - 'Blade Runner' a film by Ridley Scott). Interior - bump to top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor rubbing, a few small very soft wrinkles, bump to top corner of covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
104 Smiley, Kathryn, editor. (Robert Gilbert, Al Navis, Jean Marie Parmer, Tom Sawyer.) FIRSTS: COLLECTING MODERN FIRST EDITIONS. SEPTEMBER, 1995. VOLUME 5, NUMBER 9. (PATRICK O'BRIAN, RIVERS OF AMERICA.)
Tucson, Arizona Firsts Magazine 1995 10665471 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
64 pp, 10 3/4" H, - magazine format. B&w illustrations. Articles: The Rivers of America; Rivers of America Checklist; Collecting Patrick O'Brian (with checklist); "But I Wanted a Fine Copy...."; Points; Every Collector Has a Story (estate sales); A Collector's Guide to Publishers (Appleton-Century-Crofts); Books into Film ('The Caine Mutiny'). Interior - soft bump at bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear - mainly on spine, minor rubbing, light soiling on rear cover, small soft wrinkles on covers, two soft creases at bottom corner of covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
105 Smiley, Kathryn, editor. (Robin H. Smiley, Allen Ahearn, Roger Gozdecki, Al Navis.) FIRSTS: THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S MAGAZINE. APRIL, 1996. VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4. (M.F.K. FISHER - BASEBALL BOOKS - HEMINGWAY & STEINBECK.)
Tucson, Arizona Firsts Magazine 1996 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
76 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover (magazine format). B&w illustrations. Articles: Collectors' Blue Chips, Part One (Hemingway & Steinbeck); Transcendant Gastronomy: Savoring the Works of M.F.K. Fisher; M.F.K. Fisher: A Checklist; Take Me Back to the Ball Game (nonfiction baseball books); Points; A Collector's Guide to Publishers (W.W. Norton); Books into Film ('The Razor's Edge'). Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor rubbing, a few small very soft wrinkles. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
106 Smiley, Kathryn, editor. (Robin H. Smiley, Barbara G. Peters.) FIRSTS: COLLECTING MODERN FIRST EDITIONS. NOVEMBER, 1995. VOLUME 5, NUMBER 11. (ELLIS PETERS/EDITH PARGETER - HISTORICAL MYSTERIES NUMBER.)
Tucson, Arizona First Magazine 1995 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
64 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover (magazine format). B&w illustrations. Articles: What Caesar Saw: Sleuthing in Ancient Rome (Lindsey Davis, John Maddox Roberts, Ron Burns, Steven Saylor); Collecting Edith Pargeter/Ellis Peters (Brother Cadfael, etc.); Edith Pargeter: A Checklist; History and Mystery: A Natural Pairing; Points; Books into Film ('The Name of the Rose'). Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor rubbing, a few small very soft wrinkles, one small corner crease. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
107 Smiley, Kathryn, editor. (Tom Rusch, Robert E. Skinner, Robin H. Smiley, Christine Bell.) FIRSTS: THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S MAGAZINE. FEBRUARY, 1996. VOLUME 6, NUMBER 2. (HOLLYWOOD NOVELS - ELMORE LEONARD.)
Tucson, Arizona Firsts Magazine 1996 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
64 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover (magazine format). B&w illustrations. Articles: Collecting the Hollywood Novel; Collecting Elmore Leonard; Elmore Leonard: A Checklist; How to Read a Books (Without Affecting Its Condition); Points; Books into Film ('Hombre'). Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor rubbing, a few small very soft wrinkles. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
108 Smith, R.D. Hilton. Foreword by Samuel Rothstein. NORTHWESTERN APPROACHES: THE FIRST CENTURY OF BOOKS.
Victoria, B.C. Adelphi Book Shop 1969 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good 
67 pp, 9 5/16" H. Brown simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, gold illustration on front board. B&w plates. "First published as the complete issue of the 'British Columbia Library Quarterly' for January 1969. Now published by the Adelphi Book Shop Ltd. in an edition of 750 copies, May 1969." "This is not a bibliography, nor is it a pemmican history of the early northwest, although in some ways it shares the nature of both. It is a series of informal lectures, slightly expanded and re-arranged, on the books written by the explorers of British Columbia and its approaches during the century which began with Bering's first voyage and ended with Sir George Simpson's second journey to the Columbia." Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Background & Introduction; Spaniards versus Russians; The British Approach by Land and Sea; The French Look In; The Americans Reach Out; Check-list; Index. Faint erased pencil marks at top of frent free endpaper, lettering on spine had faded. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
109 Spadoni, Carl and Donnelly, Judy. Foreword by Graham R. Hill. Preface by Jack McClelland. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF McCLELLAND AND STEWART IMPRINTS, 1909-1985: A PUBLISHER'S LEGACY.
Toronto ECW Press 1994 155022171X / 9781550221718 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine 
862 pp, 10" H. Red cloth with silver lettering on spine, silver emblem on front board. B&w illustrations. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Historical Introduction; Bibliographical Method and Principles; List of Works Cited; Location Symbols; Illustrations; Text organized by year, 1909-1985; Appendix A: Imprints Not Located; Appendix B: Series; Appendix C: Archival Resources; Name Index; Title Index. Very minor soiling on rear board. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF STEPHEN LEACOCK., Spadoni, Carl.  (Stephen Leacock.)
110 Spadoni, Carl. (Stephen Leacock.) A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF STEPHEN LEACOCK.
Toronto ECW Press 1998 1550223658 / 9781550223651 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket - (as issued) 
714 pp, 10 1/4" H. Medium blue cloth with silver lettering on spine, silver portrait on front board. Contents: Acknowledgements; Chronology; Introduction; Location Symbols; Illustrations; Separate Publications; Contributions to Books; Contributions to Periodicals (Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Annuals); Reports of Speeches and Lectures; Lectures Given; Interviews; Authorized Adaptations, Separately Published; Translations; Recordings by Leacock, Braille, Talking Books, and Films; Encyclopedia Articles; Contributions in Serial Articles and Books by Others; Lost Leads; Index. Tiny bump at top of hinges, tiny faint stain on top of text block, very minor shelf soiling on bottom of text block. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
WALTER CRANE., Spencer, Isobel.
111 Spencer, Isobel. WALTER CRANE.
New York Macmillan 1975 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Walter Crane. 
208 pp, 11 1/8" H. B&w and colour illustrations. "More than any other artist of the time Walter Crane appears at the center of the great surge of interest in the decorative arts in the late nineteenth century. He was the driving force behind the Arts and Crafts movement, a children's book illustrator, designer of textiles, tiles, stained glass and ceramics, and a painter who enjoyed a reputation on the Continent as the most popular of the Pre-Raphaelites. Long before his name came to be associated with Kate Greenaway and Randolph Caldecott as the outstanding artists for the nursery, his brightly colored series of Toy Books ensured him a wide reputation. His fame led to commissions for nursery wallpaper, and from there to fabrics, ceramics, mosaic, stained glass, and gesso relief. As President of the Art Workers' Guild Exhibition Society he was a more strenuous advocate of the Arts and Crafts movement than his friend, William Morris, and traveled abroad with his work, specifically helping the formation of an American Arts and Crafts movement. Crane's early paintings embody the romantic medievalism of Rossetti and Burne-Jones, but he soon used poetry and painting as a means to express his growing interest in new philosophical ideas. Ultimately he was converted to socialism - a cause he embraced wholeheartedly, becoming a member of the Social Democratic Federation, the Fabians, and Morris's Socialist League. He gladly made his art servant to his beliefs, producing political cartoons and trade union banners. This is the first major study of Crane's life and work to be published since his death in 1915. Isobel Spencer, a past lecturer in the history of art at Glasgow College of Art, includes in her scholarly study of the man and his work the full range of Crane's many artistic activities." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bump at top corners of boards, tiny dent on bottom edge of rear board. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light browning at top inside edge. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE LIFE AND WORK OF KATE GREENAWAY., Spielman, M.H. & Layard, G.S.
112 Spielman, M.H. & Layard, G.S. THE LIFE AND WORK OF KATE GREENAWAY.
London Bracken 1986 0946495793 / 9780946495795 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Kate Greenaway. 
301 pp, 9" H. Kate Greenaway "studied art at South Kensington and the Slade, where her fellow students were Lady Butler and Helen Allingham. To start with, she worked as an illustrator and drew Valentine and Christmas cards, as well as black and white pictures for various books. Her great breakthrough came in 1877 when she met Edmund Evans and showed him the collection of drawings and poems that she had assembled. These were published by Evans as 'Under the Window', which was a runaway success and was followed by the many childrens books for which she is best known. Among these are 'Mother Goose', 'The Language of Flowers', 'Marigold Garden', 'A Apple Pie' and 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin', to name but a few. This biography, written by her friends M.H. Spielman and G.S. Layard, was published in 1905, just four years after her death. It tells the story of her life and relates the romantic circumstances of her great friendship with John Ruskin. It is required reading for all followers of Kate Greenaway and is accompaneid by over 50 colour illutrations by the artist as well as many black and white and line illustrations." Large Christmas gift inscription on verso of free front endpaper, small bump with tears/chip at top edge of pages 257 to 260 - bump migrates lightly into several adjacent pages, tiny bump/wrinkle at fore-edge of first few pages, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has wrinkling at top of spine and some light wrinkling along top edge, light wrinkling on hinges and flap-folds, two tiny light stains on inside, light rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE OSBORNE COLLECTION OF EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1566-1910:  A CATALOGUE.  VOLUME I &THE OSBORNE COLLECTION OF EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1476-1910:  A CATALOGUE.  VOLUME II.  2 VOLUME SET., St. John, Judith.  Introduction by Edgar Osborne.
113 St. John, Judith. Introduction by Edgar Osborne. THE OSBORNE COLLECTION OF EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1566-1910: A CATALOGUE. VOLUME I &THE OSBORNE COLLECTION OF EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1476-1910: A CATALOGUE. VOLUME II. 2 VOLUME SET.
Toronto Toronto Public Library 1975 0919486258 / 9780919486256 Reprinted with Corrections Hard Cover Very Good+ 
Volume I - 562 pp, ISBN 0919486258. Volume II - pagination runs from 563-1138 pp, ISBN 0919486541. 2 volume set - 10" H, decorative cloth boards, gilt lettering on spines, b&w and colour illustrations. Card laid in volume II stating "A Presentation Copy for The Friends of the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books and The Lillian H. Smith Collection". "This Catalogue is a record of early English children's books in the Osborne Collection, Boys and Girls House, Toronto Public Libraries." The catalogue is arranged under the headings: Aesop and other fabulists; Myths and legendary heroes; Nursery stories and fairy tales; Poetry, verses, and rhymes; Books of instruction; The Bible and books of religious instruction; Biography and history; Travel and geography; Natural science; Games and pastimes; Stories - before 1850; Stories 1850 and after; Periodicals and annuals; Keepsakes and miscellanies; Penny dreadfuls; Movable and toy books; Almanacs and birthday books. Appendices: Chronological list of editions, 1566-1799; List of illustrators and engravers; List of publishers, book-sellers, and printers; Chronological list of editions, 1476?-1799. May require additional postage if shipping outside of Canada/U.S.A. Volume 2 has slight toning to edges of text block and light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIANA:  BEING ITEMS IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY OF TORONTO, CANADA, RELATING TO THE EARLY HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF CANADA.  PLUS:  FIRST SUPPLEMENT & SECOND SUPPLEMENT (IN FOUR VOLUMES INCLUDING INDEX).  SIX VOLUME SET., Staton, Frances M.; Tremaine, Marie; Boyle, Gertrude M.; Alston, Sandra; editors.  Introductions by George H. Locke and Henry C. Campbell.
114 Staton, Frances M.; Tremaine, Marie; Boyle, Gertrude M.; Alston, Sandra; editors. Introductions by George H. Locke and Henry C. Campbell. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIANA: BEING ITEMS IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY OF TORONTO, CANADA, RELATING TO THE EARLY HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF CANADA. PLUS: FIRST SUPPLEMENT & SECOND SUPPLEMENT (IN FOUR VOLUMES INCLUDING INDEX). SIX VOLUME SET.
Toronto Toronto Public Library / Metropolitan Toronto Library Board Hard Cover Near Fine 
6 volume set, bound in maroon cloth with green title blocks/gilt lettering on spines, 10" H. B&w reproductions. Volume I - A Bibliography of Canadiana: Being Items in the Public Library of Toronto, Canada, Relating to the Early History and Development of Canada - 1965 reprint, 828 pp + errata page (bound in). Volume II - Ditto: First Supplement - published 1959, 333 pp + errata page (bound in). Volume III - Ditto: Second Supplement, Volume 1, 1512-1800 - published 1989 (ISBN 0887730299 - for all four volumes of the Second Supplement), 353 pp + erratum slip (laid in at rear). Volume IV - Ditto, Second Supplement, Volume 2, 1801-1849 - published 1985, 839 pp. Volume V - Ditto, Second Supplement, Volume 3, 1850-1867 - published 1986, 910 pp. Volume VI - Ditto, Second Supplement, Volume 4, Index - published 1989, 777 pp. Tiny minor wrinkle at top edge of first 6 page leaves of Volume 2 of Second Supplement. 
Price: 500.00 USD
 
 
THE BIRDS OF SHAKESPEARE., Stockelbach, Lavonia.
115 Stockelbach, Lavonia. THE BIRDS OF SHAKESPEARE.
London B.T. Batsford 1954 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good- Lavonia Stockelbach. 
120 pp, 10 1/4" H. Medium blue cloth with silver lettering on spine and front board. 60 lovely tipped in colour illustrations of birds found in the plays and poems of Williams Shakespeare. Each of the illustration pages includes a relevant quotation. The text weaves together anecdotes about the birds with quotations and an Index of Quotations groups them under headings such as: Bird Flight; Bird Lime Trapping; Caged Birds; Doves and Pigeons; Eagle; Goose; Hawking and Falconry; Kite or Puttock; Lark; Nightingale; Owl; Phoenix; Raven; Scamel Gull; Swan, etc. Light waviness to edges of text block, spine is slightly twisted, some light edge wear. Dust jacket has light edge wear - moderate at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, several edge tears (one with creases) and some very small edge chips, soft edge wrinkling, three areas of light soiling and a very small scuff on the rear panel, light browning to inside surface. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE MONTHLY EPIC:  A HISTORY OF CANADIAN MAGAZINES, 1789-1989., Sutherland, Fraser.
116 Sutherland, Fraser. THE MONTHLY EPIC: A HISTORY OF CANADIAN MAGAZINES, 1789-1989.
Markham, Ontario Fitzhenry & Whiteside 1989 0889028974 / 9780889028975 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ 
355 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Crammed with colour and anecdote, yet meticulously researched and fact-filled, (this book) is accessible Canadian social history that traces the magazine industry from its boisterous pre-Confederation beginnings to the vibrant and influential medium that it is today. (E)xamines the emergence of a national consciousness whose concerns became issues for the now growing number of Canadian magazines. We follow these throught their heyday in the Thirties and Forties to their near demise in the TV-conscious Sixties. The political, social and technological events that influenced Canada, and the hard-driving publishers, writers and editors who stamped their publications with their own vision and personal style are chronicled." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price-clipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BIBLIOGRAPHIA CANADIANA., Thibault, Claude, compiler.
117 Thibault, Claude, compiler. BIBLIOGRAPHIA CANADIANA.
Don Mills, Ontario Longman Canada 1973 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
795 pp, 9 3/8" H. Bright red cloth with gilt lettering/decoration on spine/front board. With publisher's original mylar dust wrapper and slipcase. Light wrinkling at top of front hinge and very light at bottom of rear hinge. Dust wrapper has rubbing, small bump at top of front hinge. Slipcase has light rubbing/soiling - mainly on bottom and one side panel, small bump to top front corner. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
WRITTEN FOR CHILDREN:  AN OUTLINE OF ENGLISH-LANGUAGE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.  THIRD REVISED EDITION., Townsend, John Rowe.
118 Townsend, John Rowe. WRITTEN FOR CHILDREN: AN OUTLINE OF ENGLISH-LANGUAGE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. THIRD REVISED EDITION.
New York J.B. Lippincott 1987 0397322992 / 9780397322992 3rd Revised Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
364 pp, 8 11/16" H. B&w illustrations. "(A)n account of the development of children's books in the United States, Britain, Canada, and Australia, (this book) has long been acclaimed as an invaluable guide and resource for parents, teachers, and students alike. The third revised edition faithfully maintains all the strengths of the earlier editions - concise, informative coverage of a vast subject - and includes a totally rewritten Part Four that provides a fresh, detailed investigation of aspects of the modern world most relevant to books for children and young people during the years 1945-1985. The result is an extremely readable and stimulating survey of imaginative writing (including poetry and picure books) accompanied by a superb bibliography of works on children's literature and dozens of illustrations from many of the books mentioned in the text. (The author) offers an enthusiastic, balanced - and sometimes controversial - view of a subject of interest to everyone who cares about the quality of books written for children." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling, small remainder mark on bottom of text block, very light browning to pages. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light edge wrinkling, tiny dent on front hinge, very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
119 Vail, R.W.G. THE VOICE OF THE OLD FRONTIER.
Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press 1949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Inscribed By Author
492 pp, 9 1/4" H. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To my good friend / H.P. Kraus, collector / and merchant of / scholarship, with / the admiration of / R.W.G. Vail / July 14, 1955." (Hans Peter Kraus (1907-1988) was a successful rare book dealer in Berlin, but fled Europe at the beginning of WWII, arriving in New York 1939. His autobiography, "A Rare Book Saga", details his career and rise to prominence in the world of rare book dealing in the mid-20th century.) This book was published as part of the Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography. Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Pioneer's Own Story; The Indians' Captives Relate Their Adventures; The Frontier Land Agents Offer Their Wares; A Bibliography of North American Frontier Literature; Key to Locations; Bibliography; Index to the Appendix. Slight toning in margins and gutters of pages, very small printing ink mark on fore-edge of title page, very light browning on endpapers and edges of text block, some light dust soiling on top of text block, small area of shelf soiling and very tiny ink mark on bottom of text block, a few very small light and faint soiling marks on boards, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bump at bottom corner of front board. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
PLANET NARNIA: THE SEVEN HEAVENS IN THE IMAGINATION OF C.S. LEWIS., Ward, Michael.  (C.S. Lewis.)
120 Ward, Michael. (C.S. Lewis.) PLANET NARNIA: THE SEVEN HEAVENS IN THE IMAGINATION OF C.S. LEWIS.
New York Oxford University Press 2008 0195313879 / 9780195313871 3rd Printing. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
347 pp, 9 3/8" H. B&w illustrations. "In 'Planet Narnia' (Michael Ward) demonstrates that medieval cosmology, a subject that fascinated Lewis throughout his life, provides the imaginative key to the seven (Narnia) novels. Drawing on the whole range of Lewis's writings (including previously unpublished drafts of the Chronicles), Ward reveals how the Narnia stories were designed to express the characteristics of the seven medieval planets - Jupiter, Mars, Sol, Luna, Mercury, Venus, and Saturn - planets which Lewis described as 'spiritual symbols of permanent value' and 'especially worthwhile in our own generation'. Using these seven symbols, Lewis secretly constructed the Chronicles so that in each book the plot-line, the ornamental details, and, most important, the portrayal of the Christ-figure of Aslan, all serve to communicate the governing planetary personality. The cosmological theme of each Chronicle is what Lewis called 'the kappa element in romance', the atmospheric essence of a story, everywhere present but nowhere explicit. The reader inhabits this atmosphere and thus imaginatively gains 'connaitre' knowlege of the spiritual character which the tale was created to embody. (This) is a ground-breaking study that will provoke a major revaluation not only of the Chronicles but of Lewis's whole literary and theological outlook. Ward uncovers a much subtler writer and thinker than has previously been recognized, one whose central interests were hiddenness, immanence, and knowledge by acquaintance." One tiny edge scuff, wrinkle at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor rubbing, tiny dent on rear hinge. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
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PRICE GUIDE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC CHECKLIST FOR CHILDREN'S & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS FOR THE YEARS 1880-1960., Baumgarten, E. Lee, compiler.
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MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS.  VOLUME I and VOLUME II.  2 VOLUME SET., Macaulay, Lord.  (Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1800-1859.)
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THE COLOPHON.  NEW SERIES.  WINTER 1937.  VOLUME II, NUMBER 2., Hogan, Charles Beecher; Berlack, Harris; Hersholt, Jean; Ferguson, DeLancey; Silver, Rollo G.; Lewis, Sinclair; Rushmore, A.W.; Almy Robert F.; Heron, Flodden W.; Ashley-Montagu, M.F.; Hawthorne, Manning; Adams, Randolph G.; Adams, Frederick B., Jr.
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IN PURSUIT OF C.S. LEWIS:  ADVENTURES IN COLLECTING HIS WORKS.  (INCLUDES: FIRST EDITIONS OF C.S. LEWIS: A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY.), Brown, Edwin W.  With Dan Hamilton.
IN PURSUIT OF C.S. LEWIS: ADVENTURES IN COLLECTING HIS WORKS. (INCLUDES: FIRST EDITIONS OF C.S. LEWIS: A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY.)
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PLANET NARNIA: THE SEVEN HEAVENS IN THE IMAGINATION OF C.S. LEWIS., Ward, Michael.  (C.S. Lewis.)
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