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Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

Condition: Poor/No Jacket


London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First Edition. Bumped and rubbed, spine particularly worn and sunned with tears to cloth and marks where tape has previously been, a 2 inch tear to head of spine and 2x2 inch sticker and some discolouring to front board, book cocked with remainder mark to bottom closed edges and Boots Library stamp to bottom of front board. Gutters cracked with tape marks, small ink inscrip. to f-fep, some scratches to p.237 else pp clean and clear.. 1st. Hard. Poor/No Jacket. 12mo.

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: Bookcase GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 43387
  • Title: Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Author: Orwell, George
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Poor
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Secker & Warburg
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1949
  • Size: 12mo


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On Jun 18 2018, said:
  "Prophetic "

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