Nineteen Eighty-Four. First Edition, Fifth Issue (1951)
Book ID: 65473
Nineteen Eighty-Four. London: Secker and Warburg, 1951. First Edition, Fifth Impression. Publisher’s pale green cloth boards, title lettered in red to spine; in publisher’s original dust jacket, printed in green & lettered in white. Light chipping to head & tail of jacket (with a little loss), browning to endpapers, contents in very good condition.
The fifth issue of Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, projecting the UK with a Soviet-style government.
George Orwell was the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, novelist, essayist, critic and outspoken supporter of democratic socialism.
The first edition was published in 1949, in an identical format to this issue.
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