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They Asked for a Paper Papers and Addresses.

By C. S. Lewis

1962

Geoffrey Bles : London

9" by 5.5"

vii, 211pp

 

 

 

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A first edition copy of this fascinating collection of twelve essays by the renowned British writer and lay theologian C. S. Lewis.

This was the last book Lewis published in his lifetime, as he died on 22 November the following year. This collection includes some of Lewis's thoughts on literary topics and people, along with some of his thinking about the social sciences. This work also contains Lewis's inaugural address at the University of Cambridge, entitled 'De Descriptione Temporum' ('On a Description of the Times'). In this lecture Lewis argued that the most important historical date was not the division between medieval times and the Renaissance, but 1830 which was what he termed the beginning of the Age of Enlightenment. Containing the following works: De Descriptione Temporum The Literary Impact of the Authorised Version Hamlet: The Prince or the Poem Kipling's World Sir Walter Scott Lilies that Fester Psychoanalysis and Literary Criticism The Inner Ring Is Theology Poetry Transposition An Obstinacy in Belief The Weight of Glory Complete with the original price-clipped dustwrapper.

CONDITION

In the publisher's original binding, with paper covered boards and original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally excellent, with minor bumping to head of spine and extremities. Slight offsetting to endpapers. Dustwrapper very smart, with minor shelfwear to extremities. Slight bumping to head and tail of spine of wrap. Slight offsetting to verso of wrap, not visible to recto. Light scattered spotting to joints of flywrap. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean throughout, with the odd light spot only to fore edge of the occasional page, only visible to textblock.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed in a Very Good Indeed dustwrapper

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