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Orwell, George
Animal Farm - A Fairy Story
London: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd.. First Edition - First Impression.. Very good + condition with only minor signs of external wear to the binding. The dustjacket unclipped (very unusual) and besides some minor fraying and rbbing with only two minor tears. The first impression dustjacket with the red "Silverlight Books" advertising inverted/verso ! Extremely rare in this condition.. First Edition - First Impression. London, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd., 1945. Small Octavo. 92 pages. Hardcover / Original green cloth with white lettering on spine and with the very scarce, original unclipped (!) first impression dustjacket. Very good + condition with only minor signs of external wear to the binding. The dustjacket unclipped (very unusual) and besides some minor fraying and rbbing with only two minor tears. The first impression dustjacket with the red "Silverlight Books" advertising inverted/verso ! Extremely rare in this condition. Animal Farm is an allegorical and dystopian novella by George Orwell, first published in England on 17 August 1945. According to Orwell, the book reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then on into the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union. Orwell, a democratic socialist, was a critic of Joseph Stalin and hostile to Moscow-directed Stalinism, an attitude that was critically shaped by his experiences during the Spanish Civil War. The Soviet Union, he believed, had become a brutal dictatorship, built upon a cult of personality and enforced by a reign of terror. In a letter to Yvonne Davet, Orwell described Animal Farm as a sati … [Click Below for Full Description]
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