Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

London, Secker & Warburg, 1949.

8vo, pp. 312; first three leaves very lightly foxed, but a very good copy in quarter green morocco with marbled sides, probably by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (spine sunned), front cover and flap of the original plum red dust-jacket laid in at the end.

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First edition of a byword-novel, Orwell’s nightmare vision of a totalitarian future. The dust-jacket was issued simultaneously in red and green versions.

Gilian Fenwick, George Orwell: A Bibliography A.12a.

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