The Complete Chronicles of Narnia (The Chronicles of Narnia)

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9780007241897: The Complete Chronicles of Narnia (The Chronicles of Narnia)

A fabulous limited gift edition of all seven Chronicles in one volume with leather binding, cloth finish in a foil embossed slipcase. All the Chronicles are bound together here in one magnificent volume, with a special introduction by C.S. Lewis's stepson, Douglas Gresham. The original illustrations, always first-class, have been rendered outstanding by the wonderfully detailed addition of colour. A stunning package, this title will be treasured by families forever.

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Narnia is the land of enchantment, glory, nobility--home to the magnificent Aslan, cruel Jadis (the White Queen), heroic Reepicheep, and kind Mr. Tumnus. All the magic of C.S. Lewis's Narnia, bewitching readers for almost 50 years, is captured for the first time in this splendid deluxe edition, including The Magician's Nephew, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, The Horse and His Boy, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, and The Last Battle, with fabulous illustrations hand-colored by the original Narnia artist Pauline Baynes and an insightful introduction by Narnia authority Brian Sibley.

Lewis's work has cast a spell over countless readers over the years, so that once we pick up The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, we don't want to stop until we've read the whole series. The Complete Chronicles makes it even easier to keep reading! The seven beloved stories have been arranged in the chronological order in which Lewis intended them to be read. Begin at the beginning, as Digory and Polly are tricked into a strange other world, which becomes, even as they watch, the great Narnia. Return again and again with four other children--Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy--who are to play such a vital role in Narnia's history. Finally, enter the whimsical land one last time to witness the end of Time, and the beginning of something new: "world within world, Narnia within Narnia." This gorgeous volume is absolutely a must-have for current and future Narnia lovers. (All ages) --Emilie Coulter

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The Chronicles of Narnia have enchanted millions of readers over the last fifty years, and the magical events described in C. S. Lewis's immortal prose have left many a lasting memory. For here is a world where a witch decrees eternal winter; where there are more talking animals than people; and where battles are fought by Centaurs, Giants, and Fauns.

Now all seven Chronicles are bound together in this one magnificent volume with a personal introduction by Douglas Gresham, stepson of C. S. Lewis. Pauline Baynes' original and much-loved illustrations have been made even more memorable by the addition of color. This spectacular gift edition will guarantee that C. S. Lewis's timeless world of Narnia will catch the imagination of yet another generation of readers.

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Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Pauline Baynes (illustrator). Mint condition.HarperCollins Children's Books,2006.Large format dark blue hardback with dark blue slipcase(silver lettering on the front and spine of the slipcase),both in mint condition.Illustrated with colour drawings.Illustrations by Pauline Baynes.528pp.The book is new and sealed.Please note: This is oversized and heavy book (approx 3 Kg). This is another paragraph Product Description:A fabulous limited gift edition of all seven Chronicles in one volume with leather binding, cloth finish in a foil embossed slipcase. All the Chronicles are bound together here in one magnificent volume, with a special introduction by C.S. Lewis's stepson, Douglas Gresham. The original illustrations, always first-class, have been rendered outstanding by the wonderfully detailed addition of colour. Bookseller Inventory # 5783

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