LEWIS, C.S. (author).  Pauline BAYNES (illustrator). The Silver Chair.
LEWIS, C.S. (author).  Pauline BAYNES (illustrator). The Silver Chair.

LEWIS, C.S. (author). Pauline BAYNES (illustrator). The Silver Chair.

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LEWIS, C.S. (author). Pauline BAYNES (illustrator). The Silver Chair. London; Geoffrey Bles. 1961.

8vo.; publisher's navy blue linson boards lettered gilt to spine, double-page pictorial map endpapers at front, plain at rear, as issued, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [x], 11-217; with fine black-and-white illustrations throughout by Baynes; both externally and internally a very clean, fresh copy, without inscription, protected by an attractive, unclipped dustwrapper (10s 6d) with a little light dusting and marking and slight surface abrasion to fore-edge fold of upper panel.
Early edition, fourth printing, of this children's classic, following the first edition of 1953, in the original dustwrapper, printed "Fourth Impression. Issued in the same format as the first edition. This is usually regarded as the fourth title in C.S. Lewis's famed chronicles of Narnia, following The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, although a chronological reading of the books situates The Magician's Nephew~i~ as the first in the series.

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