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Nineteen Eighty Four by  George Orwell - First Edition - 1949 - from Lion Books PBFA (SKU: 31484)

Nineteen Eighty Four

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Nineteen Eighty Four

by Orwell, George

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Good+ in Good dust jacket
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About This Item

Secker & Warburg. Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Some foxing to prelims, a little to text block edge with minor bleed onto pages, faded spine; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages .

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
Lion Books PBFA GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
31484
Title
Nineteen Eighty Four
Author
Orwell, George
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+ in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Secker & Warburg
Date published
1949

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About Lion Books PBFA

We are general secondhand booksellers, est 1987, with a medium size stock and we specialise in sporting books. Particularly Football (soccer), Fishing and Motorsport.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]

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