A Grief Observed. N. W. Clerk, C. S. Lewis.

A Grief Observed

Greenwich: Seabury Press, 1963. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 60 pages. Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket. Prior owner bookplate on front pastedown, slight edge rubs at spine ends. Jacket is not price-clipped but has about an inch square chip missing at head of spine, along with a few associated creases and rubbed wrinkles.

Intensely personal account of Lewis's reactions to the death of his wife, Joy Davidman, in 1960. First published in England in 1961, Lewis chose a pseudonym to avoid publicity. Lewis himself died later shortly after the appearance of this first American edition.

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