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Nineteen Eighty-Four by  George ORWELL - First U.S. edition - 1949 - from Sawtooth Books and Biblio.com

Nineteen Eighty-Four

by ORWELL, George

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co, 1949. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. A lovely copy. Owner name on front free endpaper along with his bookplate. Four corners clipped by the publisher, but price of $3.00 is present on the front flap. Jacket with light wear to the extremities and very minor chipping to the head and foot of the spine. Orwell's classic novel of a totalitarian state and the battle of wills between Big Brother and Winston Smith.


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: Sawtooth Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 28031
  • Title: Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Author: ORWELL, George
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First U.S. edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Co
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1949


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On Jun 18 2018, said:
  "Prophetic "

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