THE SILVER CHAIR | By C. S. Lewis

The Silver Chair (SC)

SETTINGS 1-2 — All Volumes

SETTING 1

GB

Geoffrey Bles (1952)
Printing: Butler & Tanner Ltd, London

Dark blue hardback with silver title/author vertically on spine
Jacket: White title on green cover over Bayne picture of Silver chair and earthmen over black author, image of Puddleglum on spine
217 pages

Printing History:
1. 1953 for 10s. 6d.
2. 1956 for 10s. 6d.
3. 1959
4. 1961
5. 1964
6. 1965 for 12s. 6d

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CO1a

William Collins Sons (1969)
Printing: Collins Clear-Type Press, London & Glasgow

Green hardback with gold author/title on spine
Jacket by Philip Gough: Green author over black title over color picture of children, Puddleglum, and Rilian riding through castle on white cover
ISBN: 0-00-183130-5
217 pages

Note: Series includes only LWW, PC, VDT, SC, and HB. Comparable MN and LB volumes were produced by Longman (MN1-LM and LB1-LM)

Printing History:
1. 1969
2. 1972

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CO1b

William Collins Sons (1974)
Printing: Glasgow

Light blue hardback with gold author/title on spine
Jacket: White title on blue cover over circular color Baynes image of children and Puddleglum before Harfang over white author
ISBN: 0-00-183141-0
217 pages

Printing History:
1. 1974
2. 1976

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SETTING 2

M1a1

Macmillan (1953)
Printing: USA

Dark blue hardback with red seated Puddleglum on cover, red author/title on spine.
Jacket: GB cover, but on red field, Puddleglum image on back
208 pages

Printing History:
1. 1953 for $2.75
5. 1964 [Cover unknown] [1]
6. 1965 for $3.50 (item had DJ from M1b, so perhaps book/DJ mismatch)

[1] Only seen edition is a re-bound library copy.

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M1a2

Macmillan (c. 1953)
Printing: USA

Green hardback with black Puddleglum on cover, black author/title on spine.
Jacket: Same as M1a1, GB cover, but on red field, Puddleglum image on back.
208 pages

Printing History:
At least 10 printings
Cover changes somewhere between 2nd and 10th printing of M1a1

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M1b

Macmillan (cir. 1966)
Printing: USA

Yellow hardcover with black seated Puddglum (from M1a) on black field on cover, black author/title on spine
Jacket by The Strimbans: Yellow author, white title on green cover over Baynes picture of dwarf holding cup in yellow and pink boxes
208 pages

Printing History:
9. (Olive Green Hardback)
10. Sold for $4.95
11. Sold for $5.95

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M1d1

Macmillan (1973)
Printing: USA

Brown hardback with black woodcut of fishing Puddleglum from M1a with black author/title on spine
Jacket by Roger Hane: Black author/title over full color picture of Rilian striking Silver Chair with sword on pink cover (duplicate of SC4-M2a)
ISBN: None
210 pages

Printing History:
2. Book Club Edition
8. Book Club Edition
9. Book Club Edition
15. Sold for $8.95 (mustard yellow fabric cover)

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M1d2

Macmillan (1973)
Printing: USA

Light pink hardback with maroon spine featuring black author/title
Jacket by Roger Hane: Black author/title over full color picture of Rilian striking Silver Chair with sword on pink cover (duplicate of SC4-M2a)
ISBN: 0-02-758770-3
208 pages

Printing History:
17. Sold for $10.95

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RBC

Religious Book Club of The Iversen-Norman Associates (1973)
Printing: USA

2 Volume collection of entire Narniad, using paginations from LWW-M1
Volume 1: LWW, PC, VDT, SC
Volume 2: HB, MN, LB, The Lion of Judah in Never-Never Land by Lindskoog
Royal blue puffed hardback with could series title over gold author over gold ramping lion shadow on v1 (castle on v2) over silver titles, with gold series title on spine
154 pages

Printing History:

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