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Nineteen Eighty-Four by  George Orwell - 1st Edition - 1949 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-15336331096)

Nineteen Eighty-Four

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
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About This Item

Secker and Warburg, London, 1949 First Edition, First Printing. A fabulous copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words "First Published 1949" printed on the copyright page. This First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color and has the publisher's printed price of 10s. net present on the front flap with minor repair. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the spine. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy with the original dustjacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ABE-15336331096
Title
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Author
Orwell, George
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Secker and Warburg, London
Date published
1949

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crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]
First Edition
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Copyright page
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spine
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