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The Works of Fancy and Imagination - George MacDonald - 10 volumes

£250.00

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The Works of Fancy and Imagination - George MacDonald - 10 volumes
Published by Alexander Strahan in blue boards with gilt edging (5" x 3.25")

3 volumes of Poems (1884)
3 volumes of Stories (1871)
2 volumes of Phantastes (1884)
The Portent (undated)
Within & Without (1884)
All volumes in very good condition except Volume I of Stories (small top layer segment at base of spine has come away) , each volume has the previous owner's name inscribed on the front endpaper.

This is a rare complete set of George MacDonald's work - a Scottish author "He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. C. S. Lewis wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master": "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I began to read. A few hours later," said Lewis, "I knew that I had crossed a great frontier."



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Author(s):
MacDonald, George
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Alexander Strahan

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The Works of Fancy and Imagination - George MacDonald - 10 volumes
Published by Alexander Strahan in blue boards with gilt edging (5" x 3.25")

3 volumes of Poems (1884)
3 volumes of Stories (1871)
2 volumes of Phantastes (1884)
The Portent (undated)
Within & Without (1884)
All volumes in very good condition except Volume I of Stories (small top layer segment at base of spine has come away) , each volume has the previous owner's name inscribed on the front endpaper.

This is a rare complete set of George MacDonald's work - a Scottish author "He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. C. S. Lewis wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master": "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I began to read. A few hours later," said Lewis, "I knew that I had crossed a great frontier."



Author(s):
MacDonald, George
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Alexander Strahan

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