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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by  George Orwell - 1st Edition - 1949 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC and Biblio.com

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

by Orwell, George

Condition: Fine/Fine


First Edition, First printing. This ORIGINAL red preferred dustjacket has the 10s net price present on the front flap with some wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition.

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. - Read more: Identifying first editions of Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)


  • Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ABE-5144017469
  • Title: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
  • Author: Orwell, George
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1949


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  "Prophetic "

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