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Nineteen Eighty-Four by  George ORWELL - 1949 - from Argosy Book Store and Biblio.com

Nineteen Eighty-Four

by ORWELL, George

Condition: fine


New York: Harcourt Brace, 1949. hardcover. fine. 8vo, handsomely rebound in full black morocco, decoratively gilt spine. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1949). First American Edition.

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by George Orwell has become the definitive dystopian novel of the twentieth century. Originally published in 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: Argosy Book Store US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 290800
  • Title: Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Author: ORWELL, George
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - fine
  • Quantity available: 2
  • Publisher: Harcourt Brace
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1949


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On Jun 18 2018, said:
  "Prophetic "


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