LETTERS OF C. S. LEWIS | By C. S. Lewis

Letters of C. S. Lewis (LOL)

Letters of C. S. Lewis is a collection of letters by C. S. Lewis, edited by his brother W. H. Lewis, published in 1966. Three settings of the work currently exist.

SETTING 1

GB

Geoffrey Bles Ltd (April 18, 1966)
Printing: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press), Ltd.

Edited, with a memoir, by W. H. Lewis
Red/Brown hardback with gold title in blue box on spine
Jacket by Andrew Wallis: White title in blue band over b/w head shot of Lewis with white editor
308 pages

Printing History:
1. April 1966 for 30s.

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LOL1-GB-1-66-Jacket Front

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LOL1-GB-1-66-Cover

HB1a

Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc (November 16, 1966)
Printing: USA

Edited, with a memoir, by W. H. Lewis
Black hardback with gold title/editor on spine
Jacket by Miriam Woods: White title on teal field over black editor, with gold bars at top and bottom
308 pages

Printing History:
1. November 1966 for $6.95
2. Sold for $6.95. A slightly smaller volume, teal on jacket is bluer.

LOL1-HB1a-1-66-Jacket Front

LOL1-HB1a-1-66-Jacket Front

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LOL1-HB1a-Comparison

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LOL1-HB1a-1-66-Cover

HB1b

A Harvest Book of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (March 12, 1975)
Printing: USA

Edited, with a memoir, by W. H. Lewis
Paperback by Roy Kulman: B/W picture of young Lewis sitting in chair over bold black title with green highlight over black editor on white cover
ISBN: 0-15-650870-2
308 pages

Printing History:
1. March 1975 for $4.25
2. Sold for $4.95

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LOL1-HB1b-1-66-Cover

HB1c

A Harvest/HBJ Book (cir. 1980)
Printing: USA

Edited, with a memoir, by W. H. Lewis
Paperback by Lem Rauk/Visible Ink: Maroon title over sepia toned image Lewis from HB1a over maroon editor on gray lily-patterned cover
ISBN: 0-15-650870-2
308 pages

Printing History: [probably continues from HB1b]
5. Sold for $5.95

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LOL1-HB1c-5-x-Cover

SETTING 2

F

Fount Paperbacks by Collins (November 17, 1988)
Printing: Glasgow

Edited, with a memoir, by W. H. Lewis
Revised and Enlarged, Edited by Walter Hooper
Paperback: Black author/title over image of red pen over sunset behind mountains on a yellow cover
ISBN: 0-00-627329-7
528 pages

Printing History:
1. November 1988 for £5.95

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LOL2-F-1-88-Cover

HB2a

A Harvest Original of Harcourt Brace & Company (April 15, 1994) *
Printing: USA

Edited, with a memoir, by W. H. Lewis
Revised and Enlarged, Edited by Walter Hooper
Paperback: White title on black bars, black vertical author in vertical gold bar on left on orange cover features sepia image of young Lewis and b/w image of older Lewis writing at desk over white editors in black band at bottom
ISBN: 0-15-650871-0
528 pages

* Note: Copyright in book lists 1993, which Hooper identifies as a mistake (Companion, 810)

Printing History:
1. April 1994 for $14.95

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LOL2-HB2a-1-94-Cover

HB2b

A Harvest Original of Harcourt, Inc. (Unknown)
Printing: USA

Edited, with a memoir, by W. H. Lewis
Revised and Enlarged, Edited by Walter Hooper
Paperback by Liz Demeter: White author over black editors on gold bar over white title purple bar over b/w picture of Lewis writing at desk.
ISBN: 0-15-602797-6
528 pages

Printing History:
1. April 1994 for $18.00

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LOL2-HB2b-1-x-Cover

SETTING 3

HC1

HarperOne of HarperCollinsPublishers (February 14, 2017)
Printing: USA

A Reissue Edition
Edited, with a memoir, by W. H. Lewis
Revised and Enlarged, Edited by Walter Hooper
Paperback by Liz Demeter: White author over black editors on gold bar over white title purple bar over b/w picture of Lewis writing at desk.
ISBN: 978-0-06-264356-8
Dimensions: 5.31 x 1.1 x 8 inches
688 pages

Printing History:
1. February 2017 for $19.99

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LOL3-HC1-1-17-Cover