AUTHURIAN TORSO | By C. S. Lewis

Arthurian Torso (AT)

Arthurian Torso: Containing the posthumous fragment of The Figure of Arthur is a commentary by C. S. Lewis on the Arthurian poems of Charles Williams, published in 1948. Two settings of the work currently exist.

SETTING 1

O

Oxford University Press (October 21, 1948)
Printing: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Publisher to the University

Red hardback with gold author/title on spine
Jacket: Black author on white band over white and black title on red field
121 pages

Printing History:
1. October 1948 for 12s. 6d.
2. 1952

AT1-O-1-48-Jacket Front

AT1-O-1-48-Jacket Front

AT1-O-2-52-Cover

AT1-O-2-52-Cover

SETTING 2

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William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (July, 1974)
Printing: USA

Introduction by Mary McDermott Shideler
Contains Williams’s Taliessin Through Logres and The Region of the Summer Stars
Paperback: Red titles in yellow oval with white border surrounded by red flourishes over black authors on orange cover
ISBN: 0-8028-1278-2
384 pages

Printing History:
1. July 1974 for $5.95
2. 1976 for $5.95

AT2-E-1-74-Cover

AT2-E-1-74-Cover

TOC Comparison

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