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Nineteen Eighty-Four by  George ORWELL - First U.S. edition - 1949 - from Sawtooth Books (SKU: 28031)

Nineteen Eighty-Four

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

by ORWELL, George

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co, 1949. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. A lovely copy. Owner name on front free endpaper along with his bookplate. Four corners clipped by the publisher, but price of $3.00 is present on the front flap. Jacket with light wear to the extremities and very minor chipping to the head and foot of the spine. Orwell's classic novel of a totalitarian state and the battle of wills between Big Brother and Winston Smith.

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
Sawtooth Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
28031
Title
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Author
ORWELL, George
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First U.S. edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harcourt, Brace and Co
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1949

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bookplate
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chipping
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spine
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