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Nineteen Eighty-Four ( 1984) by  George ORWELL - 1st american edition - 1949 - from Grupo Editorial Rosa Maria Porrúa and Biblio.co.uk

Nineteen Eighty-Four ( 1984)

by ORWELL, George

Condition: Very Good+/Fine


New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949

8vo. 314p., cloth lettered in red and black; red dust jacket, with extremities slightly rubbed, fine/near fine. With "First American edition" on the copyright page. A handsome copy of Orwell's masterpiece.

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 ( 1984)




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