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NINETEEN EIGHTY FOUR. by ORWELL. GEORGE - First Edition - from Paul Foster Books and Biblio.com

NINETEEN EIGHTY FOUR.

by ORWELL. GEORGE

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Secker and Warburg. London. 1949. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.5 x 5.1 inches). A fine, bright copy in recent leather binding of full dark green morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Gilt ruled border on boards. All edges gilt. An attractive copy of this classic work.


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.




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  "Prophetic "

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