The Chronicles of Narnia
( Pauline BAYNES, illus. ) LEWIS, C.S.
'NARNIA' IN COLOUR WITH PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASE
Published: Harper Collins, 
Stock code: 40692
7 vols., 8vo., Third Impression thus, with numerous illustrations coloured by the artist; pictorial wrappers, a near fine set in publisher's illustrated board slip-case.
Over forty years after first publication, Collins commissioned the first 'Chronicles' with Baynes' iconic illustrations coloured by hand by the artist. This is the third impression thereof, published in the same year. The series comprises: The Magician's Nephew, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; The Horse and his Boy; Prince Caspian, Voyage of the Dawn Treader; The Silver Chair; The Last Battle. An important edition of a landmark in children's literature.