Jones, Harold

Harold Jones (1904-1992) was an artist, illustrator and author of children's books. He started life as a farmer but, having won an art scholarship in 1924, went to study at the Royal College of Art. His first book was a collaboration with Walter de la Mare. During the Second World War he served in the Royal Engineers, and one of his tasks was to help draw the D-Day maps for the invasion of mainland Europe.
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Out of the Silent Planet, 1st edn 1938 (C S Lewis)Lewis commenced his well-regarded 'cosmic trilogy', or 'space trilogy', in 1938 with this title.

Jacket illustration by Harold Jones.

ReproJacket #206-A-1, size 188.5x497mm.
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Out of the Silent Planet, 1st edn 1938 (Cheap edn c1940) (C S Lewis)Lewis commenced his well-regarded 'cosmic trilogy', or 'space trilogy', in 1938 with this title, and this is the reissue as a cheap edition using the original jacket clipped and repriced. It's assumed to have been issued in 1940.

Jacket illustration by Harold Jones.

ReproJacket #206-A/Cheap-1, size 188.5x497mm.