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SETTINGS 4-5 — All Volumes

SETTING 4

Contains the Original 1941 Preface, 1960 Preface, and SPT

M3a

Macmillan Paperback (1962)
Printing: New York

Paperback: White title/author on black field, featuring red feather quill
172 pages

Printing History:
1. 1962 for $.95
4. Sold for $.95
7. Sold for $.95 [1]
11. 1969 for $.95
15. 1971 for $.95

[1] Printing number, but not year of printing at least through 8th printing.

SL4-M3a-4-x-Cover

SL4-M3a-4-x-Cover

M3b

Macmillan (January 1945)
Printing: USA

Paperback: Yellow title, white author on red field, featuring “shower-glassed” shadowed devil in formal dress
ISBN: 0-02-086860-X
172 pages

Printing History:
[Continued from M3a]
22. 1975 for $1.25
24. 1977 for $1.50
25. 1977 for $1.95

SL4-M3b-22-75-Cover

SL4-M3b-22-75-Cover

M3c

Macmillan Paperbacks (c. 1977)
Printing: USA

Black title, white author on pale “pink” field
Macmillan only as publisher
ISBN: 0-02-086870-7
172 pages

Printing History:
25. 1977 for $1.95 [1]
27. 1978 for $1.95
28. 1980 for $1.95
29. Sold for $1.95

[1] Macmillian 25th printing exists in both covers M3b and M3c with different ISBN. M3c is also packages as part of boxed set of “Six Spiritual Classics”

SL4-M3c-25-77-Cover

SL4-M3c-25-77-Cover

M3d

Collier Books for Macmillan Publishing Company (1982)
Printing: USA

Revised Edition: First publication of Lewis’ 1962 preface to SPT. [1]
Black title, white author on lavender (or pale blue) field
ISBN: 0-02086740-9
172 pages

[1] Considered only the “d cover” for M3 because all pagination remains the same from M3c. Title pages for SPT were adjusted so that preface is inserted on pp 151-2 and text of SPT still begins on p. 153.

Printing History:
1. 1982
11. Sold for $1.95
12. Sold for $1.95
24. Sold for $2.95

SL4-M3d-11-x-Cover

SL4-M3d-11-x-Cover

SETTING 5

Contains the Original 1941 Preface, SPT, and 1962 Preface to SPT

T

Time Incorporated (1963)
Printing: New York

A reprint of Setting 1 with same pagination, but adding unpaginated New Preface to front and SPT to end [now as pp. 161-185]​
Introduction by Phyllis McGinley
Cover by Jacob Landau: Pink title/author on white field, featuring pink/black abstracted cruciform figure standing over crowd
135 pages

Printing History:

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SL4-T-1-63-Cover