The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C S

The Screwtape Letters is a work of Christian apologetics by C. S. Lewis, first published in book form in 1942. The story takes the form of a series of letters from a senior demon, Screwtape, to his nephew, a junior tempter named Wormwood, so as to advise him on methods of securing the damnation of an earthly man, known only as "the Patient. The novel was dedicated to J.R.R. Tolkien, and is among one of Lewis' most popular works.

First Edition Identification and Notes

The Screwtape Letters was first published by Geoffrey Bles, London, in 1942. The first edition dust jacket was issued in plain cream and the book was bound in black cloth. The first US edition was published by The Macmillan Company, New York in 1943. Bound in the original dark maroon cloth with black letters,1943 on the title page only. Price stamp of $1.50.

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

An illustrated edition, with 11 full-colour illustrations was issued by Lord and King Associates, West Chicago Illinois, in 1976, bound in green cloth covers with gold titles. 

Reviews

Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

Available copies

cover of Screwtape Letters (signed by Lewis)

Screwtape Letters (signed by Lewis)

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
Shelley and Son Books
Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
twenty first edition
Item Price
£4,871.40

Show Details

Description:
London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950. twenty first edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Twenty first edition. Black cloth boards with silver text on spine. 160 pp. Dust wrapper has dark blue front with white text. The spine and back are white with dark blue text. The book is very near fine with just a bit of age toning to the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£4,871.40
No cover image available

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA.
Published
1942
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£2,675.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Geoffrey Bles, 1942. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. (London: Geoffrey Bles 1942). First UK Edition. Publisher's black boards with paper label to the spine. A VG copy with no inscriptions with an attractive former owner's book-plate to the verso of the front free end-paper. The paper label the spine is is very… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£2,675.00
cover of The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

by C.S. Lewis

Seller
North Books: Used & Rare
Published
1943
Item Price
£2,435.70

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1943. Hardcover. First Edition, First Printing of the North American Edition, published the year after Geoffrey Bles and with all requisite criteria as called for by Brown in his 'In Pursuit of C.S. Lewis: Adventures in Collecting His Works.' 8vo. 160pp. Publisher's dark maroon cloth. VERY GOOD in Very Good dust jacket protected in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£2,435.70
cover of The Screwtape Letters (FIRST EDITION. AC HARWOOD'S COPY)

The Screwtape Letters (FIRST EDITION. AC HARWOOD'S COPY)

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
Shelley and Son Books
Published
1942
Condition
Near Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£1,948.56

Show Details

Description:
London: Geoffrey Bles, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Very Good/No Jacket.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£1,948.56
cover of The Screwtape Letters: Also Includes "Screwtape Proposes a Toast

The Screwtape Letters: Also Includes "Screwtape Proposes a Toast

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
AB Books
Published
2000
Condition
New
ISBN
9780805420401
Item Price
£1,022.99

Show Details

Description:
Broadman & Holman Publishers. New. 2000. Paperback. 0805420401 .*** FREE UPGRADE to Courier/Priority Shipping Upon Request *** – – *** IN STOCK AND IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FOR SHIPMENT - Flawless copy, brand new, pristine, never opened -- 128 pages. -- with a bonus offer-- May be either:… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£1,022.99
cover of The Screwtape Letters (LITERATURE, RELIGION)

The Screwtape Letters (LITERATURE, RELIGION)

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
AB Books
Published
2001
Condition
New
ISBN
9780060652937
Item Price
£1,022.99

Show Details

Description:
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Harper San Francisco. New. 2001. Paperback. 0060652934 .*** FREE UPGRADE to Courier/Priority Shipping Upon Request *** - *** IN STOCK AND IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FOR SHIPMENT - FLAWLESS COPY, AVOID WEEKS OF DELAY ELSEWHERE. -- clean and crisp, tight and bright pages, with no… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£1,022.99
cover of The Screwtape Letters.

The Screwtape Letters.

by C.S.LEWIS.

Seller
Clearwater Books
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
£750.00

Show Details

Description:
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1942. First Edition (first printing). 8vo. 160pp. Black cloth with paper spine label, which is tanned and a little chipped. Cloth a little marked in places, and lightly worn at the corner tips and at several other extremities. Free endpapers, the half-title and the final text leaf lightly toned. Former owner name neatly inked to the head… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£750.00
cover of The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1942
Condition
Near fine, 1st edition (2nd printing one month later), missing d/j, black boards, titling on spine plate a little soiled; text b
Edition
1st (2nd printing)
Item Price
£400.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Geoffrey Bles, 1942. 1st (2nd printing). hardback. Near fine, 1st edition (2nd printing one month later), missing d/j, black boards, titling on spine plate a little soiled; text block firm, unmarked pages tight and crisp.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). A milestone in the history of popular theology, ÔThe Screwtape LettersÕ is an iconic… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£400.00
No cover image available

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
Books End
Published
1943
Condition
Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; Ninth Printing
Item Price
£405.95

Show Details

Description:
NY: The MacMillan Company. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1943. First Edition; Ninth Printing. Hardcover. Endpapers and edges of pages foxed. Ink name on front endpaper. DJ soiled and worn, with large tear in center of spine, smaller tear at foot of spine, and top 3/4" of spine missing. Creased on rear; other small chips and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£405.95
No cover image available

Screwtape Letters

by C S Lewis

Seller
Ergodebooks
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780553205718
Item Price
£308.16

Show Details

Description:
Bantam Doubleday Dell. Paperback. Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£308.16
cover of The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
Weysprings Books, IOBA, PBFA
Published
1942
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
£195.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Geoffrey Bles: The Centenary Press. The first printing of the first edition of this book was published in February 1942. This copy is the eighth printing of the first edition in August of the same year. Stated on the verso of the title page: Reprinted with some alterations by kind permission of "The Guardian". 160pp; numbering commencing at page… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£195.00
cover of The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
Inklings & Yarnspinners
Published
1942
Condition
Very good, 1st edition (8th in Aug after 1st in Feb with slight alterations), no d/j, black boards good, titling on spine plate
Edition
1st (8th printing)
Item Price
£150.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Geoffrey Bles, 1942. 1st (8th printing). hardback. Very good, 1st edition (8th in Aug after 1st in Feb with slight alterations), no d/j, black boards good, titling on spine plate soiled; text block firm, unmarked pages tight and crisp, with only slight foxing. Two owners' inscriptions on ffep.. 12mo (190 x 130 / 7_"" x 5""). A… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£150.00
No cover image available

Screwtape Letters

by C S Lewis

Seller
Ergodebooks
Condition
Used:Good
ISBN
9780553205718
Item Price
£154.08

Show Details

Description:
Bantam Doubleday Dell. Paperback. Used:Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£154.08
cover of The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

by C.S. Lewis

Seller
Postliterate
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£121.79

Show Details

Description:
Stated 25th printing. In very good condition, clean and unmarked. in a fair dust jacket. chipped at edges and corners. $2.50 publisher's price intact on flap
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£121.79
No cover image available

Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C S

Seller
Wonder Book
Condition
Used - Very Good
ISBN
9780553205718
Item Price
£119.79

Show Details

Description:
Bantam Doubleday Dell. Used - Very Good. Very Good condition. A copy that may have a few cosmetic defects. May also contain a few markings such as an owner’s name, short gifter’s inscription or light stamp.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£119.79
cover of The Screwtape Letters: How a Senior Devil Instructs a Junior Devil in the Art of Temptation

The Screwtape Letters: How a Senior Devil Instructs a Junior Devil in the Art of Temptation

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
Ergodebooks
Published
1961-01-01
Condition
Used:Good
ISBN
9780020868705
Item Price
£119.52

Show Details

Description:
Time Inc, 1961-01-01. Mass Market Paperback. Used:Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£119.52
No cover image available

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
J. Wyatt Books
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Item Price
£116.71

Show Details

Description:
West Chicago, Illinois: Lord and King Associates, 1976. SCARCE. 106 pages, with 11 full-colour illustrations. Green cloth covers with gold titles, very light foxing to edges, otherwise text is clean and unmarked, binding is tight, Fine. Black mylar-wrapped dust jacket wth white titles, light wear to top of spine and corners, Near Fine.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£116.71
No cover image available

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
1989-10-01
Condition
New
ISBN
9781557480804
Item Price
£110.20

Show Details

Description:
Barbour Publishing, Incorporated, 1989-10-01. Hardcover. New. As new.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£110.20
cover of The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast

The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
Wonder Book
Condition
Used - Very Good
ISBN
9780060652890
Item Price
£105.54

Show Details

Description:
HarperCollins. Used - Very Good. Very Good condition. Very Good dust jacket. A copy that may have a few cosmetic defects. May also contain a few markings such as an owner’s name, short gifter’s inscription or light stamp.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£105.54
No cover image available

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
Keeper of the Page
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781557482402
Item Price
£85.13

Show Details

Description:
USA: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated, 1991. Barbour Publishing, Incorporated 1991 Reprint Fine/ White boards with black and red lettering. Tanned pages.. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£85.13
No cover image available

The Screw Tape Letters (Bantam Classics)

by Lewis, C.S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
1995-01-01
Condition
New
ISBN
9780553214437
Item Price
£82.03

Show Details

Description:
Bantam Classics, 1995-01-01. Mass Market Paperback. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£82.03
cover of The Screwtape Letters - Special Illustrated Edition

The Screwtape Letters - Special Illustrated Edition

by Lewis, C. S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
2009-10-06
Condition
New
ISBN
9780061708183
Item Price
£79.14

Show Details

Description:
HarperOne, 2009-10-06. Hardcover. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£79.14
cover of The Screwtape Letters [Premium Leather Bound]

The Screwtape Letters [Premium Leather Bound]

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
Gyan Books
Published
2016
Condition
New
Item Price
£73.07

Show Details

Description:
2016. Full Leather Bound. New. CHOOSE ANY LEATHER COLOR OF YOUR CHOICE WITHOUT ANY EXTRA CHARGES, JUST OPEN ""View Larger Image"" BUTTON JUST BELOW THE BOOK IMAGE AND MAIL US YOUR CHOICE. The Screwtape Letters is a novel by C. S. Lewis. It is written in a satirical style. First published in February 1942, the story takes the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£73.07
cover of The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
1996-07-01
Condition
New
ISBN
9781557488114
Item Price
£72.55

Show Details

Description:
Barbour Publishing, Incorporated, 1996-07-01. Mass Market Paperback. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£72.55
cover of Screwtape Letters

Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
World of Books Ltd
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780553263695
Item Price
£53.23

Show Details

Description:
Paperback. Very Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£53.23
No cover image available

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
1977-01-01
Condition
New
ISBN
9780006245650
Item Price
£65.15

Show Details

Description:
Fount, 1977-01-01. Paperback. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£65.15
No cover image available

The Screwtape Letters: Marvel Comics

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
Goodwill
Condition
UsedGood
ISBN
9780840762610
Item Price
£61.79

Show Details

Description:
UsedGood. Cover has some rubbing and edge wear. Access codes, CD's, and other accessories may not be included. All items ship Mon-Fri.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£61.79
No cover image available

The Screwtape Letters: Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil

by LEWIS C.S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
1982-01-01
Condition
New
ISBN
9780006265276
Item Price
£61.52

Show Details

Description:
Collier Books, 1982-01-01. Paperback. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£61.52
cover of Screwtape Letters: Annotated Edition, The

Screwtape Letters: Annotated Edition, The

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
BookCorner COM LLC
Condition
New
ISBN
9780062023179
Item Price
£60.89

Show Details

Description:
New. .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£60.89
cover of Screwtape Letters: Annotated Edition, The

Screwtape Letters: Annotated Edition, The

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
Phillybooks COM LLC
Condition
New
ISBN
9780062023179
Item Price
£60.89

Show Details

Description:
New. .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£60.89
cover of The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis Signature Classics)

The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis Signature Classics)

by Lewis, C. S

Seller
Ergodebooks
Published
2005-11-01
Condition
Used:Good
ISBN
9780006280606
Item Price
£60.71

Show Details

Description:
HarperCollins Publishers, 2005-11-01. Paperback. Used:Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£60.71
cover of The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C.S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
1982-11-01
Condition
New
ISBN
9780020867401
Item Price
£60.29

Show Details

Description:
Scribner Paper Fiction, 1982-11-01. Paperback. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£60.29
cover of Screwtape Letters: Annotated Edition, The

Screwtape Letters: Annotated Edition, The

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
BookCorner COM LLC
Condition
UsedVeryGood
ISBN
9780062023179
Item Price
£59.66

Show Details

Description:
UsedVeryGood. signs of little wear on the cover.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£59.66
No cover image available

The Screwtape Letters ; Mere Christianity ; Surprised by Joy

by Lewis, C. S

Seller
Ergodebooks
Published
1992-01-01
Condition
Used:Good
Item Price
£56.95

Show Details

Description:
Book-of-the-Month Club, 1992-01-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£56.95
cover of The Screwtape Letters: Also Includes "Screwtape Proposes a Toast

The Screwtape Letters: Also Includes "Screwtape Proposes a Toast

by Lewis, C. S.

Seller
World of Books Ltd
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780805420401
Item Price
£54.03

Show Details

Description:
Paperback. Very Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£54.03
cover of The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast

The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
BookCorner COM LLC
Condition
New
ISBN
9780060652890
Item Price
£55.10

Show Details

Description:
New. .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£55.10
cover of The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast

The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
Phillybooks COM LLC
Condition
New
ISBN
9780060652890
Item Price
£55.10

Show Details

Description:
New. .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£55.10
No cover image available

The Screwtape Letters (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
Ergodebooks
Published
2001-02-01
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780613921688
Item Price
£54.84

Show Details

Description:
Turtleback, 2001-02-01. School & Library Binding. Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£54.84
cover of The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis Signature Classics)

The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis Signature Classics)

by Lewis, C. S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
2005-11-01
Condition
New
ISBN
9780006280606
Item Price
£54.71

Show Details

Description:
HarperCollins Publishers, 2005-11-01. Paperback. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£54.71
cover of The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast

The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
BookCorner COM LLC
Condition
UsedLikeNew
ISBN
9780060652890
Item Price
£54.54

Show Details

Description:
UsedLikeNew. Remainder mark
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£54.54
cover of The Screwtape Letters: Includes Screwtape Proposes a Toast

The Screwtape Letters: Includes Screwtape Proposes a Toast

by Lewis, C.S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
1996-06-03
Condition
New
ISBN
9780684831176
Item Price
£54.54

Show Details

Description:
Scribner, 1996-06-03. Paperback. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£54.54
cover of The Screwtape Letters: Also Includes "Screwtape Proposes a Toast

The Screwtape Letters: Also Includes "Screwtape Proposes a Toast

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
2000-04-01
Condition
New
ISBN
9780805420401
Item Price
£52.08

Show Details

Description:
B & H Pub Group, 2000-04-01. Paperback. New. As new.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£52.08
cover of The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast

The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
2001-03-06
Condition
New
ISBN
9780060652890
Item Price
£51.72

Show Details

Description:
HarperCollins, 2001-03-06. Hardcover. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£51.72
cover of The Screwtape Letters: How a Senior Devil Instructs a Junior Devil in the Art of Temptation

The Screwtape Letters: How a Senior Devil Instructs a Junior Devil in the Art of Temptation

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
1961-01-01
Condition
New
ISBN
9780020868705
Item Price
£50.74

Show Details

Description:
Time Inc, 1961-01-01. Mass Market Paperback. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£50.74
cover of The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
2015-04-21
Condition
New
ISBN
9780060652937
Item Price
£50.05

Show Details

Description:
HarperOne, 2015-04-21. Paperback. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£50.05
No cover image available

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S

Seller
GridFreed LLC
Published
1992-09-01
Condition
New
ISBN
9781557483157
Item Price
£48.56

Show Details

Description:
Barbour Publishing, Incorporated, 1992-09-01. Mass Market Paperback. New. New.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£48.56
cover of Screwtape Letters

Screwtape Letters

by C. S. Lewis

Seller
Ergodebooks
Published
1986-03-01
Condition
Used:Good
ISBN
9780891909897
Item Price
£46.89

Show Details

Description:
Amereon Ltd, 1986-03-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£46.89
cover of The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

by Lewis, C. S

Seller
books4U2day
Published
1996-07-01
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781557488114
Item Price
£46.26

Show Details

Description:
Barbour Publishing, Incorporated, 1996-07-01. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Nice looking book, has minor edge wear.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£46.26
cover of SCREWTAPE LETTERS

SCREWTAPE LETTERS

by LEWIS C S

Seller
BookVistas
Condition
New
ISBN
9780060652937
Item Price
£45.44

Show Details

Description:
HARPER. New. 8.04 x 5.58 cm.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£45.44
cover of SCREWTAPE LETTERS

SCREWTAPE LETTERS

by LEWIS C S

Seller
Sanctum Books
Condition
New
ISBN
9780060652937
Item Price
£45.44

Show Details

Description:
HARPER. New. 8.04 x 5.58 cm.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£45.44