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Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell - first edition U.S. - 1949 - from DrPanglossBooks (SKU: 430182)

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Nineteen Eighty-four

by George Orwell

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first American edition first printing hardcover in variant blue dust jacket (Harcourt Brace 1949); no prior owner marks; minimal age tone; tight bind; clean cloth cover vivid titling; little rub at corner tips and spine ends; dj has slight sunning to spine, little soil to front panel and edge wear (rubbing along folds and at corners and spine ends, small nicks at corners and spine ends, shallow chipping at spine head); flap price present dsk

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
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Bookseller Inventory #
430182
Title
Nineteen Eighty-four
Author
George Orwell
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good-
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
first edition U.S.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harcourt Brace
Date published
1949

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