Animal Farm. Book of the Month Edition (1946)

Author: George Orwell

Book ID: 66763

Price: 450.00

Animal Farm. New York: Harcourt, 1946. Book of the Month Edition (first Edition thus). Published in the same year & exact format as the first American edition. Pp 118. Publisher’s green cloth boards lettered in gilt in original pictorial dust jacket (design with geometric field with interspersed red and black titles) designed by Art Brenner. Light wear to top margin of jacket, otherwise a fine bright copy.

First published by Secker and Warburg in 1945, this is regarded as Orwell’s allegorical masterpiece and one of the most skillful allegorical novels of the twentieth century, which the author said ‘was the first book in which I tried, with full consciousness of what I was doing, to fuse political purpose and artistic purpose into one whole.’

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