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Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays

Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays

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Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays

by Orwell, George [Eric Arthur Blair]

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London: Martin Secker & Warburg, 1950 First printing of first British edition. Publisher's original binding and dust jacket. Ownership signature to front-free endpage, light rubbing and tanning to board edge, else book in fine condition; dust jacket with toning to back cover and flap margins, small stamp, "690" to bottom back cover, moderate rubbing/creasing/paper loss to edges, primarily spine ends and corners, and a short ink mark to upper front cover, else fine.

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Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
021485
Title
Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays
Author
Orwell, George [Eric Arthur Blair]
Illustrator
Michael Kennard
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
Martin Secker & Warburg
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1950
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Prose, Essays, Fiction, Classics.

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