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Nineteen Eighty-Four by  George Orwell - 1st Edition - 1949 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC and Biblio.co.uk

Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

Condition: Fine/Fine


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.

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


  • 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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Prophetic

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