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Nineteen Eighty-Four by  George Orwell - 1st Edition - 1949 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC and Biblio.com

Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

Condition: Fine/Fine


Secker & Warburg, London, 1949 First Edition, First Impression with "First Published, 1949" printed on the copyright page. An attractive sophisticated dustjacket that has light wear to the panels and some discoloration to the spine. The book is in nice condition with some wear to the boards with light discoloration to the pages. The binding is tight, and there is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the original dustjacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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


  • Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ABE-9492076407
  • Title: Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Author: Orwell, George
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London
  • Date published: 1949


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On Jun 18 2018, said:
  "Prophetic "

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