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Nineteen Eighty-Four (A Novel)

by Orwell, George

Condition: Very Good/G+


Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1949. Stated First American edition. 314 pp. with $3.00 price on inner flap. Blue DJ with comments by Bertrand Russell, V. S. Pritchett and Alfred Kazin on rear of DJ. DJ is in one pirce but has wearing on all corners and edges, two repaired tears and 1/4" of DJ is missing on bottom of spine. Volume looks much better than described, however.. Very Good/G+.

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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