LEWIS,C.S. THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE. London: Geoffrey Bles (1950). 8vo (5 3/4 x 8"), cloth, p., cloth very slightly faded on spine and bottom edge else Fine in attractive dust wrapper with price present (dw has slight soil on rear panel, one small chip, 3 small closed tears and few chips and tear at bottom of front fold, most of which are not obvious when handling the book). First edition, first printing of the first title in the Narnia chronicles, illustrated by PAULINE BAYNES with colorplate frontis plus numerous full page and smaller black & whites. An attractive copy of a book in high demand.