Shelley and Son Books (IOBA)

Shelley and Son Books (IOBA)

429 N Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 USA 828-697-2166
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We specialize in books by C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Inklings, and Their Friends. Send us an email at shelleyandsonbooks@gmail.com to request a catalog.

Shelley and Son Books believes that virtue and beauty have a close relationship. By reading we gain knowledge. In knowledge we find things that inform our choices and beliefs. Therefore, as booksellers we see that books have an aesthetic value and a heuristic value. Here in our store you will find beautiful books, books known throughout time, and recent important books. We assure our customers books of quality, each carefully graded and shipped with appropriate care. Please take a look at our inventory and let us know if we can assist you in any way. Our specialty is in C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Inklings and Their Friends

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Surprised By Joy: the Shape of My Early Life

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New. In this book, C. S. Lewis tells of his search for joy, a spiritual journey that led him from the Christianity of his early youth into atheism and then back to Christianity.


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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Geoffrey Bles Date published: 1951

Description: Very Good in Very Good- jacket. Blue cloth with silver lettering on spine, front end-papers are a map of Narnia, blue decorative dust-jacket (clipped), color frontispiece, spine lightly faded, back of dust-jacket has a red stain one inch in diameter (else near fine), Full refund if not satisfied. Read More

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Binding: Softcover

Description: Very Good + No Jacket. This is an early reprint of Tolkien's second published work. Read November 25, 1936 for the Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture. Gray stapled wraps are slightly soiled, fading around the edges. Back cover faintly creased with tiny closed tear in fore edge. No writing in the book-not even an owner's name. Clean, crisp pages. Full refund if not satisfied. Read More

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Edition: Fifth Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: HarperCollins Date published: 1997 ISBN-13: 9780261103306 ISBN: 026110330X

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. This collectible slipcased edition was published to celebrate the 60th anniversary of "The Hobbit", first published in 1937. Limited edition copy number 354 of 600 signed by illustrator Alan Lee. Fine interior with crisp white pages, exquisite plates and illustrations, and rich marbled endsheets. Neatly bound in 1/4 leather with maroon cloth boards and matching slipcase. Gilt book edges and lettering to spine. Gilt dragon design to front board and front of slipcase. ... Read More

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Edition: First American Edition, First Pr Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company Date published: 1938

Description: Very Good. No Jacket. First printing, indicated by bowing hobbit on front board. Includes 4 full-color original illustrations by Tolkien. Foxing on first pages, only occasionally throughout text. Binding tight. Tan cloth covers show minimal wear/soiling and are protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. Read More

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Binding: Leatherette Publisher: Modern Library

Description: Near Fine. Toledano 4. Owners name neatly written on first front end paper. Read More

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Putnam Date published: 1994 ISBN-13: 9780399138782 ISBN: 0399138781

Description: As New in As New jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¿½"-9¿½" tall; As New-no owners name or any other writing in book. Read More

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Grove Wiedenfeld Date published: 1990 ISBN-13: 9780802110503 ISBN: 0802110509

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Beautiful condition book and jacket. A book of biblical studies. Bloom is a prominent literary critic and a MacArthur Prize Fellow. Full refund if not satisfied. Read More

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: George H. Doran Date published: 1919

Description: Good. Size: 7.5" x 5"; Front cover has weak hinge. Cup ring on front cover. See image. Read More

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Edition: Illustrated Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: McLoughlin Brothers

Description: Very Good. Size: 9 1/4" x 6 3/4"; Color illustration on cover is a boy tightening a girl's skates. The same illustration is a frontispiece. 44 illustrations-two are in color. Owners name in blue pencil on first front end paper. No other writing in book. Binding tight. Read More

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