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Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel. by  George ORWELL - First Edition - 1949 - from Peter Harrington and Biblio.com

Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

by ORWELL, George

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London: Secker & Warburg,, 1949. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, blue and green patterned endpapers, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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. A Novel.




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