Animal Farm

by Orwell, George

Animal Farm is a dystopian novella by George Orwell. Published in England on 17 August 1945, the book reflects events leading up to and during the Stalin era before World War II. Orwell, a democratic socialist and a member of the Independent Labour Party for many years, was a critic of Joseph Stalin and was suspicious of Moscow-directed Stalinism after his experiences with the NKVD during the Spanish Civil War.

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Secker and Warburg first published Animal Farm in London in 1945. With a print run of just 4,000 copies, the first edition is bound in green cloth and states “First Published May 1945” on the copyright page. The original green and grey dust jacket is famously fragile as it was cheaply produced to meet Wartime Economy Standards.

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

Harcourt, Brace published the first American edition of Animal Farm in 1946. To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the first edition of the novella, Secker and Warburg published a special edition of Animal Farm in 1995 with illustrations by Ralph Steadman.

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by George Orwell

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1946
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1946. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 7.5" by 5". None. An early American edition of George Orwell's controversial politically satirical novel, this edition being printed in the same year as the first American edition. In the original dustwrapper. Early American edition, published in the same year as the first American edition, this copy… Read more about this item
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1946
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1946
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Hardcourt, Brace and Company, 1946. Hardcourt, Brace and Company,1946. First American Edition. Green cloth over boards, very clean covers. Very Good/no dj. Orwell initially encountered difficulty getting the manuscript published, largely due to fears that the book might upset the alliance betANIMAL FARM GEORGE ORWELL ween Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union. Four publishers refused to… Read more about this item
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This is an exquisite US first edition hardback of George Orwell's Animal Farm, published in 1946, which has a dust jacket in good condition for its age. The book covers the topics of farm animals and animation, and belongs to the genre of anime and farming. The book is a true collector's item, with a first edition tag and publication… Read more about this item
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Animal Farm: The dystopian classic reimagined with cover art by Shepard Fairey (Penguin Essentials, 94)

Animal Farm: The dystopian classic reimagined with cover art by Shepard Fairey (Penguin Essentials, 94)

by Orwell, George

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Animal Farm

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by ORWELL, GEORGE

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1946
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Animal Farm: a fairy story (Penguin Modern Classics)

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by Orwell, George

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by Orwell, George

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by George Orwell

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