Lot 835: Lewis (Clive Staples, 1898-1963 )



2015-06-29 14:43:46

Lot 835: Lewis (Clive Staples, 1898-1963 ). Autograph letter signed 'C.S. Lewis', Magdalen College, Oxford, 7 December [1943?], to Mr Lyon on Magdalen College letterhead, listing books that may be of interest, 'More power to your elbow. For ammunition in those night shifts:- Berkeley, Three Dialogues (in Everyman vol. entitled Theory of Vision and Other Writings). Sheed, Communism and Man. Edwyn Bevan, Symbolism and Belief. G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy, Heretics, The Everlasting Man. Dorothy L. Sayers, The Mind of the Maker. Prof. Whittaker, Riddell Lectures (Title, something about Creation, Clarendon Press)', some spotting and toning, some browning to right and lower margins, small nicks and creasese to lower margin and upper left corner, pencil circa date added by recipient, one page, 8vo. Provenance: From the family of Mr Lyon. (1) Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015 Thursday, 11th June 2015 Estimate: £700-1000
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