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First edition. Octavo. Publisher’s blue cloth, lettered gilt to the spine, in the original dustwrapper.


A near fine copy in a crisp, near fine dustwrapper, with two short closed tears to the upper panel. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper.


The first edition of this collection of literary essays by Lewis, “the first time that almost all of the best Lewis essays have been brought together in one book”. Includes essays on Chaucer, Hamlet, Donne, Bunyan, Jane Austen and William Morris.

Selected Literary Essays

SKU: 159
  • Author

    C.S. Lewis

  • Publisher

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

  • Date


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