Beyond the Bright Blur C S Lewis Limited Edition Narnia Author & Tolkien Friend

Beyond the Bright Blur


C. S. Lewis

Limited Edition

On offer here is a near fine copy of Beyond the Bright Blur. P rinted in a small edition of 350 copies by Lewis’s American publisher, Harcourt Brace, New York, in 1963, this is the only book I know of that Lewis published in a stated “Limited Edition” format. This was released shortly after Lewis passed from this earth into glory (November 22, 1963) as a New Years greeting. Copies of this book in its original glassine dust jacket are very hard to come by, especially at the Buy it Now price I have set.

The opening statement in the book itself will give you an idea of its scarcity and special appeal (see photo):

Beyond the Bright Blur

is taken from

Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly On Prayer

by C.S. Lewis,

which will be published

in the year 1964.

This limited edition

is published

as a New Years Greeting

to friends

of the author

and his publisher.”

The book itself is grey boards with a stamped Celtic knot on the front cover and a purple spine with bright gold script (see photo). This copy is in near fine condition, with no marks, underlining or writing inside or out. The boards and spine are super clean, with bright and clear
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