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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


Secker & Warburg, London, 1949 First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published 1949" printed on the copyright page. A wonderful copy with the ORIGINAL RED dustjacket that has minor wear to the spine and edges. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's 10s. net printed price present. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with minor wear and discoloration to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Orwell First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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)




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