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Fern-seed and Elephants (FE)

And Other Essays on Christianity

Fern Seed and Elephants is a collection of Lewis’ essays on Christianity edited by Walter Hooper and published by Fontana Paperbacks in 1975. Two settings of the work currently exist.

SETTING 1

F1a

Fontana Paperback of William Collins Sons (September 29, 1975)
Printing: Glasgow

Paperback by Tony Meeuwissen: Black stencil author over black stencil title over African sunset and elephant head within cross
ISBN: 0-00-62408-2
125 pages

Printing History:
1. September 1975 for 50p
2. May 1976

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FE1-F1a-1-75-Cover

F1b

Fountain Books (February 1977)
Printing: William Collins Sons & Co Ltd, Glasgow

Reprint of F1a by Fount Paperbacks
Paperback: Identical to F1a sans “Original Fontana” at bottom
ISBN: 0-00-624068-2
125 pages

Printing History:
[unknown whether print order continues from Fonanta edition]
1. February 1977 for 60p
6. January 1980 for 95p

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FE1-F1a-1-75-Cover.

F1c

Fount of HarperCollins (Unknown)
Printing: HarperCollins Manufacturing, Glasgow

Paperback by Martin Baker: Black title over gold author in red band over red and green push-pin image of elephant on white cover
ISBN: 0-00-624068-2
125 pages

Printing History:
12. Sold for £3.50

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FE1-F1c-12-x-Cover.

SETTING 2

F2

Fount Paperbacks of HarperCollins (1998)
Printing: Caledonian International Book Manufacturing Ltd, Glasgow

Special Centenary Edition
Paperback by Anders Lindholm: Green author over black title on tan marble field over elephant formed by red particles in scene made of green particles
ISBN: 0-00-628082-X
105 pages

Printing History:
Sold for £5.99

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FE2-F2-1-98-Cover