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Nineteen Eighty-Four by  George Orwell - First Edition - 1949 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140942410)

Nineteen Eighty-Four

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

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London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First Edition. Very Good. First British edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's pale green cloth with spine lettered in red and red topstain; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good with lean to binding, cloth faded at spine and edges, lightly soiled. Bookseller ticket to front paste down and private ownership stamp "Officers Mess / Sep 1949 / R.A.F. / Nuneham Park" to front free endpaper. Small indents to early pages and faint brown stain to pp. 16-17. A much nicer copy than usually seen.

Synopsis

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. -

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140942410
Title
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Author
Orwell, George
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Secker & Warburg
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1949
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Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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soiled
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jacket
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edges
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First Edition
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