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Present Concerns (PrC)

A Compelling Collection of Timely Journalistic Essays

Present Concerns is a collection of nineteen essays edited by Walter Hooper and published by Fount Paperbacks in 1986. The essays reveal Lewis’ thoughts about democratic values, threats to educational and spiritual fulfillment, literary censorship, and other timely topics, offering invaluable wisdom for our own times. Two settings of the work currently exist.

SETTING 1

F

Fount Paperbacks of Collins (July 10, 1986)
Printing: Glasgow

Paperback: Black author over black title over composite image of missile, mushroom cloud, and rainbow on yellow cover
ISBN: 0-00-627023-9
108 pages

Printing History:
Sold for £1.95

PrC1-F-1-86-Cover

PrC1-F-1-86-Cover

HB1a

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (March 25, 1987)
Printing: USA

White hardback with teal overleaf and black author/title on spine
Jacket by Paul Gamarello: Black title with red highlight over black author with teal highlight over ocean waves on white cover
ISBN: 0-15-173948-X
108 pages

Printing History:
2. Sold for $14.95

PrC1-HB1a-2-x-Jacket Front

PrC1-HB1a-2-x-Jacket Front

PrC1-HB1a-2-x-Cover

PrC1-HB1a-2-x-Cover

HB1b

Harvest/HBJ Book of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (March 25, 1987)
Printing: USA

Paperback of HB1a
ISBN: 0-15-673840-6
108 pages

Printing History:
1. March 1987 for $4.95

PrC1-HB1b-1-87-Cover

PrC1-HB1b-1-87-Cover

HB1c

Harcourt Edtion
[Unseen]

Printing History:
[Unknown]

PrC1-HB1c-x-x-Cover

PrC1-HB1c-x-x-Cover

HB1d

Harvest Book of Harcourt, Inc. (December 16, 2002)
Printing: USA

Paperback by Liz Demeter: White author on gold band over white title on blue field over color image of scull, hourglass, and cupid angel.
ISBN-10: 0156027852
ISBN-13: 978-0156027854
Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.3 x 8 inches
108 pages

Printing History:
Sold for $11.00

PrC1-HB1d-x-x-Cover

PrC1-HB1d-x-x-Cover

SETTING 2

HC1a

HarperOne of HarperCollins (February 14, 2017)
Printing: [Unseen]

Deckle-edged paperback: Teal flags and picket signs over black title on white field over white author on turquoise field.
ISBN-10: 0062643592
ISBN-13: 978-0062643599
Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.4 x 8 inches
160 pages

Printing History:
[Unknown]

PrC2-HC1a-x-x-Cover

PrC2-HC1a-x-x-Cover