The first and most popular of the seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia (1950-1956), much of the story takes place in Narnia, a fictional place of mythical creatures and talking animals ruled over by the White Witch, in a permanent state of Winter. Published in 47 foreign languages, TIME magazine included this title in its ‘All-Time 100 Novels’.
First edition. 8vo, illustrated colour frontispiece, letterpress illustrations, some full-page, modern full morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, Bath, gilt, upper cover gilt-embossed with large illustration after Pauline Baynes.
Stock ID: 92239