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That Hideous Strength by C. S. Lewis

£85.00

First Edition with no dust jacket.

Published by The Bodley Head, London 1945

That Hideous Strength, A Modern Fairy Tale for Grown-Ups, by C. S. Lewis

That Hideous Strength is the final book in the space fiction, Space Trilogy with Out of the Silent Planet and Perlandra. The events of the story in all three books feature the philologist, Elwin Ransom. Yet unlike the events of those two novels, the story is primarily focused on Earth rather than in space or on other planets. A good copy of That Hideous Strength without it’s dust jacket.

Black original cloth boards with imprinted lettering on the spine. The covers are rubbed and worn on the extremities and spine edges. The edition is slightly cocked. There is a tiny bookplate on the front paste down and signature dated 1.9.45 on the front free page. The book is published according to war economy standards. The pages are a shade darkened and clean. 476 printed pages 8vo.