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Nineteen Eighty-Four by  George Orwell - First Edition - 1949 - from Foster Books and Biblio.com

Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

Condition: Fine


London: Secker & Warburg 1949. 8vo. 312 pp. Recently bound in a lovey full black morocco with raised bands to spine and gilt lettering. All edges gilt. New marbled endpapers, with a gilt line on the turn in. Internally clean. No ownership marks. . Fine. Full Morocco. First Edition. 1949.

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: Foster Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 58519
  • Title: Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Author: Orwell, George
  • Format/binding: Full Morocco
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: Secker & Warburg 1949
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1949
  • Keywords: BRITISH,GEORGE ORWELL,FICTION,FICTIONAL,WORKS,AUTHOR,LITERARY,1984
  • Bookseller catalogs: Modern First Editions; Fine Bindings;
  • Size: 8vo.


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On Jun 18 2018, said:
  "Prophetic "

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