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Owen Barfield's copy of Essays Presented to Charles Williams

Subject: Owen Barfield's copy of Essays Presented to Charles Williams
by Urulöké on 2010/1/28 22:31:23

I am not associated with the seller, and do not know the provenance of this item, but it looks quite interesting.


Essays Presented to Charles Williams. With a Memoir by C.S. Lewis (Editor). Contributors; Dorothy Sayers, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, A.O. Barfield, Gervase Mathew, and W.H. Lewis. : 1966.

£ 275.00

FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION : 1966

**FREE with this book purchase - Centenary First Day Cover; with 26p Narnia stamp; issued 21.7.98. In FINE state**

[ First printing was 1947].

**OWEN BARFIELD - AUTHORS' COPY**

Essays Presented to Charles Williams. With a Memoir by C.S. Lewis (Editor).

Contributors; Dorothy Sayers, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, A.O. BARFIELD, Gervase Mathew, and W.H. Lewis.

First issued in London: Oxford University Press. (xv), 146 pages. Paperback. Orange pictorial covers. Photograph of Charles Williams as frontispiece. Important collection of essays. Spine slightly faded, with minor wear only. NEAT 'BARFIELD' owner name in blue ink. BOOKPLATE: 'FROM THE LIBRARY OF OWEN BARFIELD ( 1898-1997 )'. A few light pencil markings. **Couple of pieces of newspaper from the 'Detroit Free Press' used as bookmarks.** A tight and clean copy. VERY GOOD. Edited by C.S. Lewis, with preface and an essay 'On Stories'. Hooper C6.

CONTENTS: '.And Telling You A Story' :a Note on The Divine Comedy by Dorothy Sayers, On Fairy-Stories by J.R.R. Tolkien, On Stories by C. S. Lewis, Poetic Diction and Legal Fiction by A. O. Barfield; Marriage and Amour Courtois in Late-Fourteenth-Century England by Gervase Mathew, and The Galleys of France by W. H. Lewis.
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