Geoffrey Bles. 1951.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Dark blue boards with silver gilt titles. Pictorial dustwrapper by Pauline Baynes. A very good copy with clean boards. Internally complete and clean. Ink inscription to half title. Endpapers original and unspit. Small ink retailers stamp to rear endpaper. The very good priceclipped dustwrapper has a small chip to head of front panel & left head of spine. Some nicking to head of spine & other leading extremities. A couple of small tears & associated creasing to centre left of spine. Dusting to rear panel.
The second Narnia novel sees Edmund, Peter, Susan and Lucy return to boarding school but they are summoned by Susan's magic horn to Narnia where their help is desperately needed.