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NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

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NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

by Orwell, George [pseud of Eric Blair]

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London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. Pale green cloth, lettered in red. Spine sunned a bit, sharp bump to top edge of lower board and last third of text-block; still, a good, sound copy, without dust jacket. First edition, first printing (one of 25,575 copies thus). FENWICK A.12.a. MODERN MOVEMENT 99.

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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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William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR
Author
Orwell, George [pseud of Eric Blair]
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Secker & Warburg
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1949
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
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sunned
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Cloth
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First Edition
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