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The Great Divorce (GD)

SETTINGS 1-2 — All Volumes

SETTING 1

GB1a

Geoffry Bles Ltd. (January 14, 1946)
Printing: Robert MacLebose and Company Ltd of The University of Press, Glasgow

Yellow fabric Hardback with black title/author on red shield on spine
Jacket: White title over read author on brown cover
118 pages

Printing History:
1. January 1946 (mistakenly dated November 1945) for 7s.6d.
2. 50,000 copies in June 1946 for 7s.6d. (first printing date corrected)
3. October 1952 for 7s.6d.
4. May 1956 for 7s.6d.

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GB1b

Geoffry Bles (c. 1956)
Printing: Robert MacLebose and Company Ltd of The University of Press, Glasgow

Hardback: Unknown
Jacket: White Author on black field above Black Title on white field above tan field
118 pages

Printing History:
[Continued from GB1a]
5. 1962 for 8s.6d.
6. 1966 for 10s.6d.

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F1a

Fontana Paperback (May 1972)
Printing: William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., Glasgow

Paperback by Roger Wood: Purple title, white author over The Ladder of Judgment of St. Catherine’s Monastery
118 pages

Printing History:
1. May 1972
2. April 1972
3. January 1974 for 30p

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F1b

Fontana Paperback (May 1972)
Printing: William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., Glasgow

Paperback by Roger Wood: Purple title, white author over The Ladder of Judgment of St. Catherine’s Monastery
118 pages

Printing History:
1. May 1972
2. April 1972
3. January 1974 for 30p

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SETTING 2

M1a

Macmillan Company (12 May 1947) [1]
Printing: Vail-Ballou Press, Inc., Binghamton, NY

Dark blue fabric hardback with yellow author/title on spine
Jacket: White title on blue cloud, blue author on white cloud, red background w/ blue flourish
133 pages

Printing History:
1. September 1946 for $1.50 [1]
2. Sold for $1.50
3. Sold for $1.50
8. 1957
9. 1958
10. 1959

[1] ​Data page lists 1946 date, Hooper lists 1947

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M1b

Macmillan Company (c. 1958)
Printing: Vail-Ballou Press, Inc., Binghamton, NY

Paperback by Appelbaum & Curtis, Diagonal rainbow ascent with blue title and red author on white field [1]
133 pages

[1] This cover was also employed for M2b although a different Setting

Printing History:
9. 1958 for $2.50
15. 1966 for $3.95
16. 1970 for $4.95
17. 1974 for $4.95
19. 1976

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