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Nineteen Eighty-Four by  George Orwell - First Edition - 1949 - from curtis paul books inc. (SKU: 23967)

Nineteen Eighty-Four

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
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Toronto: S. J. Reginald Saunders. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Stated first Canadian edition hardcover. Near fine condition, minor shelfwear, hinge slightly relaxed. The DJ in mylar has toned spine, rubbing at points and small scrape to rear panel. Flap price $3.00. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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
curtis paul books inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
23967
Title
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Author
Orwell, George
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
S. J. Reginald Saunders
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date published
1949

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
First Edition
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good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.

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