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JRR Tolkein and CS Lewis are perhaps the most famous members of this loose affilation of fantasy writers that met at the University of Oxford in the 1930's and 1940's, but this group included some significant but slightly less famous literary luminaries as well.

THE LORD OF THE RINGS. The Fellowship of the Ring. - The Two Towers. - The Return of the King by TOLKIEN. J. R. R

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1954 and 1955. FIRST EDITION, first printings of Volumes 2 and 3. The 1st volume is 1954 2nd impression. THREE VOLUMES. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.5 inches). A bright and clean set throughout. Fold out map of Middle earth at the end of e…

From Paul Foster Books


Collectanea Adagiorum Veterum. by ERASMUS

Hardcover. Fine. 4to. Bound in 20th-century 1/4-vellum over marbled boards. Strasbourg: Matthias Schürer, July 1510. Second Strasbourg edition of Erasmus heavily annotated collection of Greek and Latin proverbs. Printed in Roman and Greek types. This is…

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.


The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 7) by Lewis, C. S

The Bodley Head, 1956-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Lewis, C.S. (Clive Staples) : The Last Battle. London : The Bodley Head, 1956. First impression. Size is octavo (8vo), 7.75"/20cm. Bound in publisher's blue cloth over …

From Furrowed Brow Books


The History of Middle-Earth Vols.I-V: The Book of Lost Tales Part I & Part II; The Lays of Beleriand; The Shaping of Middle-Earth: The Quenta, The Ambarkanta and The Annals; The Lost Road and Other Writings: Language & Legend Before The Lord of the by Tolkien, J.R.R. (ed by Christopher Tolkien)

London: Unwin Hyman 1988-90 Five Volumes 8vo vi,297; vi,385; vi,393; vi,380; viii,455pp, 1988 The History of Middle-Earth Vols. 1-5. A Very Fine matching set of the Unwin Hyman reprint series, all in Very Fine Brodart-protected Dust Wrappers, with the Unw…

From N & A Smiles


The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book by Tolkien, J.R.R.; Baynes, Pauline[Illustrator]

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963. First American Edition/Fifth Imp. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Illustrator. Tolkien, J.R.R. : The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book. Boston : The Riverside Press Cambridge - Hough…

From Furrowed Brow Books


The Screwtape Letters by Lewis, C. S

London: Geoffrey Bles, 1942. 1st (2nd printing). hardback. Near fine, 1st edition (2nd printing one month later), missing d/j, black boards, titling on spine plate a little soiled; text block firm, unmarked pages tight and crisp.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_""…

From Inklings & Yarnspinners


The silver chair by LEWIS, C.S

Geoffrey Bles, 1956-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Lewis, C. S. : The Silver Chair. London : Geoffrey Bles, 1956. Second Impression. Size is octavo (8vo), 7.75"/20cm. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth over boards, bright silver lettering impri…

From Furrowed Brow Books


The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and other Verses from The Red Book by Tolkien, J.R.R. (1892-1973)

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Fine Hardcover in a Fine Dust Jacket. Fine/Fine. Pauline Baynes. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Very light touches of wear to edges of jacket and boards, near fi…

From Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA]


Prince Caspian; The Return to Narnia by Lewis, C. S

Geoffrey Bles, 1957-01-01. First Edition/Second Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Lewis, C. S. : Prince Caspian; The Return to Narnia. London : Geoffrey Bles, 1957. Second Impression. Size is octavo (8vo), 7.75"/20cm. Bound in publisher&#…

From Furrowed Brow Books


The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King) by TOLKIEN J R R

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1967 Second impressions of the second edition, 3 volumes uniform in red cloth with dust jackets with the Ring and Elvish script about the Eye of Sauron, all are price clipped and with rubbed joints and fore edge folds, …

From Fortuna Books


ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. Excluding Drama. The completeion of The Clark Lectures,Trinity College,Cambridge 1944.Volume three in the Oxford History of English Literature series.Edited by F.P.Wilson and Bonamy Dobree by LEWIS. C. S.;

Oxford, at the Clarendon Press. London.,1945. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. viii,696pp. Some light foxing to the blank endpapers otherwise near fine copy in publishers dark blue cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt, with the gilt publishers emblem at the bottom …

From Paul Foster Books


Finn and Hengest: The Fragment and the Episode by J. R. R. Tolkien Edited by Alan Bliss

Collectible First Edition Very Good Hardcover Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket 180 pp. NOT a library copy. NOT price cut. Tight binding slight wear a few tiny closed tears pages read a handsome tight Very Good copy. This is the other side of Arthur's…

From Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books


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