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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


NY: Harcourt Brace. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Beige cloth titled in black and maroon. Stated first American edition. Slightest push to spine ends, one corner tip gently softened. Pages faintly toned. Unmarked, sound binding. The teal DJ in mylar is chipped at spine head and top edge, slightly chipped at foot. Tiny tear to bottom edge front panel, another short tear to top front panel near gutter. DJ spine is toned. 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 #: 23971
  • 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: Harcourt Brace
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1949


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  "Prophetic "

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