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An Experiment in Criticism

C1a2

An Experiment in Criticism is a 1961 book by C. S. Lewis in which he proposes that the quality of books should be measured not by how they are written, but by how they are read. One setting of the work currently exists.


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C1a3

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Cambridge University Press (1992)
Printing: University Press, Cambridge
Canto Edition
Paperback by Head Productions: White title and yellow author in black box on white cover, featuring detail from vanderWeyden’s Pieta
ISBN: 0-521-42281-7
142 pages


Printing History:

1. 1992
2. 1995
3. 1996
4. 1999


Cambridge University Press (13 October 1961)
Printing: Brooke Crutchly, University Printing House
Blue hardback with gold author, title in black box on spine
Jacket: White author and title in red/black checkerboard pattern
ISBN: 0-521-05553-9
142 pages


Printing History:

1. October 1961 for 15s
2.1965

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C1a1

Setting 1

Cambridge University Press (1969)
Printing: Brooke Crutchley, University Printing house

Red hardback with black title, author on spine

Jacket: Same as C1a1
ISBN: 0-521-05553-9
142 pages


Printing History: [continued from C1a1]

3. 1969 for $2.95 

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Cambridge University Press
Printing: University Press, Cambridge
Canto Edition
Paperback: Black title and Orange author in white field on white cover, featuring detail from vanderWeyden’s Pieta from Cc1 and orange bar on bottom with “Canto” in black box
ISBN: 0-521-422817-7

Printing History: 
5. 2000 [unknown cover]
6. 2002 [unknown cover]
7. 2004 [unknown cover]
8. 2004
9. [unknown]
10. 2005


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Cambridge University Press (26 March 2012)
Canto Classics; Reissue edition
Paperback:
ISBN: 978-1107604728
[Unseen]


Printing History: 
[Unseen]


C1c

Cambridge University Press  (18 November 1965)[1]
Printing: Brooke Crutchly, University Printing House
Paperback by Will Carter: Black author, title on red cover with two white bands
ISBN: 0-521-09350-3
142 pages


[1] Hooper lists this date, but it does not match data in volumes. 


Printing History: [continued from C1a2]

4. 1973
5. 1976
6. 1978
7. 1979
8. 1983
9. 1985
10. 1987
11. 1988

C1b2

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C1b1