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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by George Orwell - First - 1949 - from Miesque Books (SKU: 24)

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

by George Orwell

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  • hardcover
  • First
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A First Edition of "Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell. Published by Secker and Warburg in 1949. The book is in Good overall condition. The binding is tight and the book stands upright though it has a moderate shelf lean. The internal pages are all very clean and inscription free. There is a small shop sticker on the inside of the front board. The page edge blocks have tanned and dulled from age. The unclipped dustjacket is also in Good condition. It has had two small areas missing at the top and bottom of the spine which have been neatly camouflaged by the placing of a green heavy duty paper (very similar to the colour of the original jacket) behind the jacket to give the impression of no loss. There are also tiny areas of loss to extremities and light creasing. See scans for details. Further scanned images are available on request. Any questions, please just ask. 312pp.

Synopsis

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by George Orwell has become the definitive dystopian novel of the twentieth century. Originally published on June 8, 1949 by Secker and Warburg in the United Kingdom, the book follows the main character, Winston Smith, through his disillusionment with totalitarianism and a doomed struggle of resistance. George Orwell is a pen-name, Orwell's real name was Eric Blair. -

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Bookseller
Miesque Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
24
Title
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Author
George Orwell
Format/binding
Good.
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Secker & Warburg
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1949
Size
8vo

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