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SETTING 1 — All Volumes

FF1a

Faber & Faber (September 29, 1961)
Printing: Western Printing Services Limited, Bristol

Written under the name “N. W. Clerk”
Black “denim” hardback with gold title/author on spine
Jacket: Blue-grey title on dark grey field over black pseudonym on blue-grey cover
60 pages

Printing History:
1961 for 8s6d

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FF1b

Faber & Faber (1964)
Printing: Western Printing Services Limited, Bristol

Black “denim” hardback with gold title/author on spine
Jacket: Blue-grey title on dark grey field over black author on blue-grey cover; Identical to FF1a except for author
60 pages

Printing History:
1964 for 14s (£.70)

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FF1c1

Faber & Faber (April 7, 1966)
Printing: Western Printing Services Limited, Bristol

Paperback: White title on green field over black author on white cover
60 pages

Printing History:
1966. Sold for 5s

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FF1c2

Faber & Faber (c. 1968)
Printing: Western Printing Services Limited, Bristol

Reprint of FF1c1
Paperback: Same as FF1c1 but without Faber paperback editions sidebar
ISBN: 0-571-06624-0
60 pages

Printing History:
2. 1968 [Cover unknown]
3. 1971 [Cover unknown]
4. 1973 [Cover unknown]
5. 1976 [Cover unknown]
6. 1978 [Cover unknown]
7. 1981

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FF1c3

Faber & Faber (c. 1968)
Printing: Western Printing Services Limited, Bristol

Reprint of FF1c1
Paperback: Same as FF1c1 but without Faber paperback editions sidebar
ISBN: 0-571-06624-0
60 pages

Printing History:
8. 1983 for £1.50

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SB1b

The Seabury Press (1964)
Printing: USA

Written under the name “N. W. Clerk”
White/Grey tiger-striped hardback with black overleaf and silver author/title on spine
Jacket: Grey author over grey flourish over grey title on black cover
ISBN: 0-8164-0137-3
60 pages

Printing History:
Sold for $2.00

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SB1b

The Seabury Press (1964)
Printing: USA

White/Grey tiger-striped hardback with black overleaf and silver author/title on spine
Jacket: Grey author over grey flourish over grey title on black cover
ISBN: 0-8164-0137-3
60 pages

Printing History:
[Probably continued from SB1a]
2. January 1964
3. February 1965 for $2.00
4. July 1966 for $2.50
5. June 1967 for $2.95
6. April 1970 for $3.95

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SB1c

The Seabury Press (1973)
Printing: USA

White/Grey tiger-striped hardback with red overleaf and silver author/title on spine
Jacket: White author over white flourish over white title on red cover (same layout as SB1b)
ISBN: 0-8164-0137-3
60 pages

Printing History:
[continued from SB1b]
7. September 1973 for $4.50 [1]
8. November 1973
9. April 1974 for $4.95

[1] Publication data of GO3-BN-7-80 lists this printing on April 1972.

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HC1

Harper & Row Publishers (c. 1988)
Printing: USA

Brown hardback with silver author/title on spine
Jacket: White author over white flourish over white title on red cover (same layout as SB1c, including Seabury press on spine)
ISBN: 0-8164-0137-3 [Same as SB1c]
60 pages

Printing History:
3. 1988

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