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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by  George Orwell - 1st Edition - 1949 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-1493614821130)

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

by Orwell, George

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  • hardcover
  • First
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First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published 1949" printed on the copyright page. An attractive dustjacket that has some fading to the spine and light wear to the edges. The book is bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL green cloth with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with the red original dustjacket.

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
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
ABE-1493614821130
Title
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Author
Orwell, George
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Secker & Warburg
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1949

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