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Publication: Out of the Silent Planet

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  • Publication: Out of the Silent PlanetPublication Record # 438313
  • Author: C. S. Lewis
  • Date: 1962-00-00
  • Catalog ID: G403
  • Publisher: Pan Books
  • Pub. Series: Great Pan
  • Price:
    2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
  • Pages: 190
  • Format:
    pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
  • Type: NOVEL
  • Notes: First published 1938 by John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd. This edition published 1952 by Pan Books Ltd., 2nd Printing 1955 3rd Printing 1956 New Edition 1960 5th Printing 1961 6th Printing 1962 There is no price on the cover, but both of the other books in the series are advertised for 2'6 on unnumbered page 191. The price from the cover photo is a sticker, which when removed revealed no price. Other images (e.g. Amazon) show a 2'6 price.
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