Franklin

Out of the silent planet / C.S. Lewis.

Author/Creator:
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.
Edition:
1st Scribner trade papaerback edition
Publication:
New York : Scribner, 2003, c1938.
Format/Description:
Book
158 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Ransom, Elwin (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Life on other planets -- Fiction.
College teachers -- Fiction.
Good and evil -- Fiction.
Philologists -- Fiction.
Linguists -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Science fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
Dr. Ransom, a noted philologist, is kidnapped and flown by spaceship to Malacandra (Mars) where he flees his human captors and establishes communication with the planet's extraordinary inhabitants. What he learns galvanizes his attempt to return to Earth with a message of great urgency.
Notes:
"First in the celebrated space trilogy"--[P. 1] cover.
Previously published: New York : Scribner Classics, c1996.
Cover illustration by Kinuko Craft.
Local notes:
Adams Collection copies presented to the Penn Libraries in 2015 by Dr. Mark B. Adams.
Adams Collection copy 1 is 15th printing. Copy 2 20th printing.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Adams, Mark B. (donor) (Adams Collection copies)
Penn Chronology:
2003
Cited in:
Internet Speculative Fiction Database, 25359
Contributor:
Craft, Kinuko, illustrator.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Mark B. Adams Science Fiction Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0684833646
9780684833644
0743234901 (pbk.)
9780743234900 (pbk.)
OCLC:
52171114
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