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GEORGE ORWELL
NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR
Secker & Warburg, London, 1949First Edition, First Printing A stunning crisp near fine book with a near fine dust jacket in the scarce red variant color. NINETEEN EIGHTY FOUR FIRST UK EDITION, FIRST PRINTING BY GEORGE ORWELL Secker & Warburg, London, 1949 First Edition, First Printing A stunning crisp near fine book with a near fine dust jacket in the scarce red variant color. Written while Orwell suffered severely from tuberculosis and published shortly before the disease claimed his life, the novel is a work "of hectic, devilish, claustrophobic intensity. nightmarish in the telling" (Clute & Nicholls, 896). In 2005, the novel was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005. Named as one of Modern Library 100 Best Novels of the twentieth century. "It is quite simply a novel which has changed the world" The book is in near fine condition with crisp, bright and clean light green cloth boards with red titles to the spine. The boards have sharp corners, and no edgewear. Slight typical fading to the spine cloth which is otherwise common with this title, The binding is tight and square. Red top stain to page block as applied by publisher. The end papers are in clean, bright condition with no owner names, no bookplates and no inscriptions, one small bookstore sticker to front paste down. The rear end paper has a small crease along the bottom edge with a neat intact tear (hard to see but there is an image). The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with no age toning, no stains, no marks, no writing, no bent pages and no foxing. Bea … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books [New Canaan, CT, U.S.A.]

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