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Boxen : childhood chronicles before Narnia

Author: C S Lewis; W H Lewis; Douglas H Gresham; Wheaton College (Ill.). Marion E. Wade Center.; HarperCollins (Firm),
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of maps, histories, sketches, and stories created by C.S. Lewis and his brother, as children, to describe their private fantasy world, known as Animal-Land or Boxen. A scholarly introduction explains the stories in the context of Lewis's life.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction, English
Children's writings, English
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Lewis; W H Lewis; Douglas H Gresham; Wheaton College (Ill.). Marion E. Wade Center.; HarperCollins (Firm),
ISBN: 9780061698330 0061698334
OCLC Number: 221163421
Notes: "Boxen : childhood chronicles before Narnia first published in Great Britain in an abridged form as Boxen by William Collins and Co. Ltd. and by Fount Paperbacks, London 1985"--Title page verso.
"The estate of C.S. Lewis gratefully acknowledges the Marion E. Wade Collection, Wheaton College, Illinois, USA, for allowing the manuscripts in its possession to be photographed and to the Rev. Walter Hooper for making available the materials in his possession."
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / Douglas Gresham --
Animal-land: King's ring --
Manx against manx --
Relief of Murry --
History of Mouse-land from stone-age to Bublish I --
History of Animal-land --
Chess monograph --
Geography of Animal-land --
Boxen: Boxen or scenes from Boxonian city life --
Locked door and Than-Kyu --
Sailor --
Littera Scripta Manet --
Tararo --
Life of Lord John Big of Bigham --
Encyclopedia Boxoniana --
History of Boxen / Walter Hooper.
Responsibility: C.S. Lewis and W.H. Lewis ; introduced by Douglas Gresham.

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A collection of maps, histories, sketches, and stories created by C.S. Lewis and his brother, as children, to describe their private fantasy world, known as Animal-Land or Boxen. A scholarly introduction explains the stories in the context of Lewis's life.

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