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

Nineteen Eighty - Four

by Orwell, George

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1949. Near Fine, slight shelf rubs bottom edge, in a Near Fine blue dust jacket, slight wear at spine ends. A quite handsome copy of Orwell's classic dystopian novel. Basis for the 1956 film adaptation starring Edmond O'Brien and Michael Redgrave, and the 1984 film starring John Hurt and Richard Burton. . First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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: Dale Steffey Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 007163
  • Title: Nineteen Eighty - Four
  • Author: Orwell, George
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1949
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;
  • Subjects: FICTION / Literary;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall


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On Jun 18 2018, said:
  "Prophetic "

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