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Nineteen Eighty-Four by  George Orwell - First Edition - 1949 - from curtis paul books inc. and Biblio.com

Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Toronto: S. J. Reginald Saunders. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Stated first Canadian edition hardcover. Near fine condition, minor shelfwear, hinge slightly relaxed. The DJ in mylar has toned spine, rubbing at points and small scrape to rear panel. Flap price $3.00. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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: curtis paul books inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23967
  • Title: Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Author: Orwell, George
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: S. J. Reginald Saunders
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 1949


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