THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS by C S Lewis 1942 1st printing
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-08-30)
Price : US $761.00
The Screwtape Letters
1st printing in scarce dust wrapper
This is a 1st printing of C.S. Lewis' SCREWTAPE LETTERS, published by Geoffrey Bless in 1942. Copyright page states 'First published in 1942', with no other printings listed. This book is the most difficult of all Lewis' books to find in 1st/1st. In tissue-thin frail dust wrapper with price 5s net on the bottom, which has the dotted line for clipping but has remained unclipped. Former owner's name in top corner of the front free endpaper, dated 1965.
Super-scarce VG NEAR FINE in about VG dust wrapper. Lightly soiled, chip to bottom of the spine. Price 5 s. Net intact on the bottom of the front flap. Book is straight and square and does not lean, clean covers. The paper label on the spine is complete; none of the usual rubbing or scuffing. Title page states 'First Published in 1942' with no further dates mentioned. Bottom corners slightly pinched. No printing statement on the spine. 20th century high spot!
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