Nineteen Eighty-Four. First Edition (1949)

Author: George Orwell

Book ID: 66822

Price: 1,250.00

Nineteen Eighty-Four. London: Secker and Warburg, 1949. First Edition. Publisher’s pale green cloth, title in red to spine, spine faded, with a few pale stains, light browning to several pages of text. Bookplate & bookseller’s ticket to front endpapers.

The classic dystopian novel, projecting the UK with a Soviet-style government. This first British edition was published five days before the first American edition.

George Orwell was the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, novelist, essayist, critic and outspoken supporter of democratic socialism.

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