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Nineteen Eighty-Four

By Orwell, George




Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by George Orwell has become the definitive dystopian novel of the twentieth century.

Originally published on June 8, 1949 by Secker and Warburg in the United Kingdom, the book follows the main character, Winston Smith, through his disillusionment with totalitarianism and a doomed struggle of resistance. George Orwell is a pen-name, Orwell's real name was Eric Blair.
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First edition identification and notes

The overall quality of the printing of this first edition is high. Some commonly found defects include missing plates, damage to the frontispiece or endpapers, and age-tanned pages. Blair died six months after publication of this, his last novel. Very rare signed copies have significant value, with some volumes priced near $10,000 USD. Because of this, numerous attempts have been made at forging the author's signature, and care should be taken to authenticate a signed copy. Unsigned first-edition first-printing British editions in mint condition can sometimes be priced in the $2,000 to $3,000 range (USD). 

The first US edition was printed by Harcourt, Brace and Company in 1949, only five days after the U.K. Edition. The UK edition first printing ran 26,575 copies, the US edition approximately 20,000. The book was an instant best seller in both Great Britain and the United States. 


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Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984]

Orwell, George [Eric Arthur Blair]

London: Secker & Warburg, 1949 First printing of the First British Edition, original light green cloth, spine lettered in red, in red dust jacket, with the publisher's price listed on the inside front flap, 312pp. Slight tanning to spine, else book in fine condition; dust jacket with tanning to spine and professional restoration along edge, else fine.

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Price: $12,500.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

Orwell, George

Secker & Warburg, London, 1949 First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published 1949" printed on the copyright page. A wonderful copy with the ORIGINAL RED dustjacket that has minor wear to the spine and edges. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's 10s. net printed price present. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with minor wear and discoloration to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Orwell First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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Price: $12,500.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

Orwell, George

Secker, 1949 First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent copy of this TRUE First Edition. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor repair. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy in collector's condition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/As New.

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Price: $11,000.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four - Orwell's Agents' copies with their bookplates - both Maroon and Green dust wrapper

Orwell, George

London: Secker and Warburg, 1949. A pair of first editions of Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'. Both carry the Christy Moore bookplate to the end pastedowns. Some spotting to the maroon variant books. Both book are very good+ in like wrappers. There is chipping to the wrappers, more so to the head of the green wrapper. The green wrapper is unclipped and has WIDER end flaps - indicative of a proof dust wrapper. There is a small amount of light restoration to the price on the end flap. The maroon variant is clipped and has the usual fading to the spine. Housed in a custom-made slipcase with divider and gilt titles. A rare pair of Orwell's masterpiece.

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Price: £ 7,500.00
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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

Orwell, George

Secker & Warburg, London, 1949 First Edition, First printing. A stunning price clipped dustjacket that has benefitted from professional restoration. The end result is a spectacular dustjacket that looks about new with NO chips, tears or pieces missing. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition!!!. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.

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Price: $7,500.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George

Secker & Warburg, London, 1949 First Edition, First Impression with "First Published, 1949" printed on the copyright page. An attractive sophisticated dustjacket that has light wear to the panels and some discoloration to the spine. The book is in nice condition with some wear to the boards with light discoloration to the pages. The binding is tight, and there is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the original dustjacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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Price: $7,000.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

Orwell, George

First Edition, First printing. This ORIGINAL red preferred dustjacket has the 10s net price present on the front flap with some wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition.

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Price: $7,000.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George

Secker & Warburg; London, 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. A near fine first edition (First Published 1949 on the copyright page) in a very good green dust jacket with the original price still present, and with a wrap-around band advertising the book. Old small bookstore sticker on front free end paper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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Price: $6,500.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Orwell, George

London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First edition of Orwell's classic dystopian novel. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in an excellent dust jacket with some toning to the spine. Jacket design by Michael Kennard. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell. A nice example. 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" (Pringle, 100 Best Science Fiction Novels 1). Fenwick A12a. Connolly 99. Anatomy of Wonder II:838. 100 Most Influential Books 93.

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Price: $6,200.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George

Secker and Warburg, London, 1949 First Edition, First Printing. A fabulous copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words "First Published 1949" printed on the copyright page. This First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color and has the publisher's printed price of 10s. net present on the front flap with minor repair. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the spine. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy with the original dustjacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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Price: $6,000.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

Orwell, George

First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published 1949" printed on the copyright page. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's 10s. net printed price present with light wear to the spine and edges. The book is bound in the publisher's green cloth with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with an untouched original dustjacket.

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Price: $4,500.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984]

George Orwell

First edition, first impression (Secker & Warburg, 1949). Publisher's original green cloth with red lettering to spine. Very slight spine slant with a touch of fading to spine head. Boards and contents nice and clean and free from inscriptions with red top-stain still present. The original green dust jacket is lovely and bright and unfaded with no restoration work. A little bit of loss to spine head and top corner of upper panel; a few closed tears to edges and small chips to corners with a touch of occasional rubbing here and there. A very nice copy indeed of an iconic work of dystopian political fiction.

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Price: £ 3,000.00
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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

Orwell, George

First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published 1949" printed on the copyright page. An attractive price clipped dustjacket that has some fading to the spine and light wear to the edges. The book is bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL green cloth with some discoloration to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with the red original dustjacket.

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Price: $3,500.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984] - in the green wrapper

Orwell, George

London: Secker and Warburg, 1949. A first edition, first printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1949. A very good book (no inscriptions) with off-setting to the front board with some slight spotting to the endpapers. In the very good unclipped green wrapper with some light loss to the top edge and a small piece to the head of the spine. Small hole to the spine edge and to the corners. No restoration of any kind.

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Price: £ 2,250.00
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Nineteen Eighty-Four

George Orwell

First UK Edition/First Printing; A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. An outstanding copy of this seminal work of 20th Century Literature, a landmark of political and dystopian fiction, and named one of the great novels of the century. This copy is in near fine condition with a square, tight binding, bright red spine lettering on green cloth, and clean, white to off-white pages; mild sunning is present to the spine and board edges, the lower spine end is gently pushed, a couple of very small indentations are present to the lower board edges, and the corners are lightly turned. Housed in an ORIGINAL dark green, very good dust jacket that is clean and bright with rubbing and chipping to the spine ends and corners with only minimal loss of material, some mild creasing to the spine edges, and a couple of short closed tears to the bottom edges. No repair or restoration has been performed; not price clipped or ex-library. A very handsome copy of a book difficult to find in collectible condition, especially in it's original state with no restoration. A bucket list item for the 20th Century Literature collector! Protected in a mylar cover and shipped in a new, sturdy box.

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Price: $2,950.00


Nineteen Eighty-Four: The Facsimile of the Extant Manuscript. Edited by Peter Davison. Preface by Daniel G. Siegel

ORWELL, GEORGE

Weston, MA: M & S Press, 1984. Privately Printed, Limited and Numbered Edition. Copy number 9 of fifty-five copies fully bound by Gray Parrot with a special design in royal blue and black Niger goat and housed in a one-quarter leather traycase. The printing and binding were completed in the fall of 1984. Folio,10 inches by 14 inches, i-xxvi + 381 pages comprising a facsimile of the original Nineteen Eighty-Four manuscript on each recto and the edited typescript draft on the facing verso. With gilt-stamping to the front board reading” War is Peace / Freedom is Slavery / Ignorance is Strength”. Beautiful as new condition. One of the only George Orwell manuscripts extant, published here in full facsimile, with transcript notes by poet, publisher, and Orwell historian Peter Davison. As Davison notes in his introduction: “This facsimile reproduces all that is known to have survived of the preliminary drafts of Nineteen Eighty-Four, that is about 44% of the published text of the novel.” Furthermore, he writes: “Despite all the rewriting revealed by this facsimile, it is remarkable how closely what has survived adheres to the main sweep of the narrative of Nineteen Eighty-Four. All the principle features, except the Appendix on Newspeak, are present, suggesting that the story had been pretty fully formed in Orwell’s mind by the time he sat down to write it out. What can now be seen for the first time is, in Sonia Orwell’s words, her husband’s ‘actual working methods’. These are a compelling demonstration of the way Orwell fashioned and refashioned his story, perfecting language and thought, in order to create one of the most remarkable novels of the twentieth century.” The preface by bookseller, rare book collector, and ABAA member Daniel Siegel details not only how the manuscript came to be his, but offers insight into the art and craft of literary serendipity and is a delight to read. He tells the story of his relationship with the Orwell manuscript, beginning with how, in late spring of 1969, Harold Graves of Scribner’s rare book department in New York introduced him to the piece, about which Siegel notes, “The leaves Harold showed me were nondescript, handwritten in ink or typed, with a great deal of overwriting on the typed pages. Much seemed illegible.” Siegel was obviously intrigued by the manuscript, but walked away without it. However, as kismet would have it, on the following day he telephoned Graves with the news that,“It’s a great manuscript and I don’t know why I shouldn’t have it.” And so, he did. Eventually, Siegel donated the Nineteen Eighty-Four manuscript to Brown University.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four ( 1984)

ORWELL, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949 8vo. 314p., cloth lettered in red and black; red dust jacket, with extremities slightly rubbed, fine/near fine. With "First American edition" on the copyright page. A handsome copy of Orwell's masterpiece.

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Price: $2,100.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four ( 1984)

Orwell, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949. First American Edition (Stated) 1st Printing. Tan Cloth. Very Good +/Near Fine Dustjacket. 8 1/4" High. 314 Pp. The Classic Dystopian Novel Of Modern Times, Prophetic In Its Description Of The Experience Of Modern Man In An Era Of Great Nation States. The First American Trade Edition With "First American Edition" On Copyright Page And No Book Club Dot On Rear Cover. A Very Clean Example With No Age-Darkening To The Spine, Shallow Bumping To Spine Ends, Two Small Areas Of Fraying Along Bottom Edge, Still Very Good +. In The Blue Dust Jacket, Which Is Bright, Clean, Not Price-Clipped ($3.00), No "Book Club" Statement, Very Slightly Darkened White Background On Spine Panel, 1Mm Loss At Some Corners, No Wear And No Rubbing Line Along Spine Folds, A Few Faint Traces Of Rubbing Along Flap Folds, Near Fine.

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Price: $1,750.00


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Nineteen Eighty Four [Chief Justice Warren Burger's Copy]

Orwell, George

Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. [Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger's Copy, signed by him and with his embossed book plate]. Later printing. 314 pp. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Minor stain to bottom page end. Clean, unmarked pages. <br> Warren Earl Burger was the 15th Chief Justice of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1986. In 1969, President Richard Nixon nominated Burger to succeed Chief Justice Earl Warren. Initially he was not a strong intellectual force on the court, but sought to improve the administration of the federal judiciary. In 1974, Burger wrote for a unanimous court in United States v. Nixon, which rejected Nixon's invocation of executive privilege in the wake of the Watergate scandal. The ruling played a major role in Nixon's resignation. Burger joined the majority in Roe v. Wade in holding that the right to privacy prohibited states from banning abortions. He later abandoned Roe v. Wade in Thornburgh v. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. His majority opinion in INS v. Chadha struck down the legislative veto.The Burger Court delivered numerous conservative decisions, it also delivered some liberal decisions regarding abortion, capital punishment, religious establishment, and school desegregation.

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Price: $1,470.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four

ORWELL, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co, 1949. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. A lovely copy. Owner name on front free endpaper along with his bookplate. Four corners clipped by the publisher, but price of $3.00 is present on the front flap. Jacket with light wear to the extremities and very minor chipping to the head and foot of the spine. Orwell's classic novel of a totalitarian state and the battle of wills between Big Brother and Winston Smith.

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Price: $1,100.00


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Nineteen Eighty-Four

George Orwell

2001-07-03. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $1,080.35


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Nineteen Eighty Four 1984

George Orwell

UK: Secker and Warburg, 1955. 1st Edition 8th Imp 1955. This edition is the 1st film edition printed just before the launch of the 1956 film starring Michael Redgrave. The wrapper depicts images from the film. . Book is very good++ and bright. Contents good. The wrapper is very good++ and quite bright. A few nicks and rubbing to edges. This very rare ediiton is the first we have ever come across in commerce. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 14370. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good ++/Very Good++. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

George Orwell

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company. New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1949. Proof. Paperback. A very good copy. Uncommon advance review copy. Orwell's finest work needs no introduction. Spine tanned, wraps a little soiled. Some nibbling to the wraps foreedge. Slight lean. Date stamp to lower wrap. Page block excellent. [8281, Hyraxia Books]. . Very Good. Paperback. Proof. 1949.

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Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe :ou descriptions et figures des plantes les plus rares et les plus méritantes, nouvellement introduites sur le continent ou en Angleterre, Vol. 8

Houtte, Louis van (éditeur)

Gand, 1852-1853, Half-Leather, 4to.l With 91 coloured chromolithograph tissue-guarded plates depicting flowers and plants (14 double plates) 10 engraved plates. Nissen 2254. 308 p. Louis van Houtte founded the Ecole d'Horticulture at Ghent and started the horticultural journal Flore des serres et des Jardins de l'Europe. Collaborators on the journal were Charles Lemaire and Michael Scheidweiler. Spine and edges slightly worn.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four.

ORWELL, George.

Secker & Warburg, London., 1949. Fourth printing, reset and with notice of Orwell's death on the dustwrapper. Octavo. 318 pages.Some spotting to endpapers. Cloth also spotted. Spine a bit faded. Very good in very good dustwrapper nicked and rubbed at the edges. The rear panel of the dustwrapper quotes from various tributes to Orwell after his death.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George

Harcourt, Brace & Company. Green n archival cover. $3.00 on the front flap. Stated first American edition. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1949.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George

Harcourt, Brace & Company. Red DJ in archival cover. $3.00 on the front flap. Stated first American edition. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1949.

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NINETEEN EIGHTY FOUR.

ORWELL. GEORGE

Secker and Warburg. London. 1949. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.5 x 5.1 inches). A fine, bright copy in recent leather binding of full dark green morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Gilt ruled border on boards. All edges gilt. An attractive copy of this classic work.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four ( 1984 )

Orwell, George

Signet Books. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. B00BTN22IU Meets the good condition guidelines. A few pages have staining. Has wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence! . Good.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel

ORWELL, George

London: Secker & Warburg, 1949.. First edition, 8vo, 312 pp. Marbled endpapers. Recent green full morocco, a.e.g., an excellent copy.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four.

ORWELL, George.

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1949. Octavo. Original grey cloth, spine and front cover lettered in red and black. With the blue dust jacket. Very light rubbing to cloth, else a near-fine copy, in bright jacket, expertly repaired at extremities, tiny chip at head of spine panel. First US edition, first printing, of the defining dystopian novel. Two versions of the dust jacket were issued, one blue and one red, however, there is no priority between the two. The work was originally published in the UK earlier the same year. Fenwick A.12b.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four, A Novel

Orwell, George

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company. Hardcover. 314 pages. "...Depicts, with very great power, the horrors of a well-established totalitarian regime... It is important that the Western World should be aware of these dangers..." - Bertrand Russell. Prior owner's name, dated 1949, neatly in ink at base of front free endpaper else unmarked, moderately worn and lightly soiled. Minimal yellowing to pages. Minor lean to spine. Unclipped blue dust jacket. Dust jacket bears edgewear and some tears at spine ends and corners but remains attractive in clear protective mylar cover. Nice copy. . Good. 1949. Reprint.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

ORWELL, George

Toronto: S. J. Reginald Saunders & Co, 1949. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First Canadian Edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Four corners clipped but price of $3.00 is present on the jacket flap. A lovely copy of the blue variant dust jacket. Owner name on front free end paper. Orwell's classic novel of a totalitarian state and the battle of wills between Big Brother and Winston Smith.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1949. 1st American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. A very nice copy in a beautiful jacket that has with some minor restoration.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George

NY: Harcourt Brace. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Beige cloth titled in black and maroon. Stated first American edition. Slightest push to spine ends, one corner tip gently softened. Pages faintly toned. Unmarked, sound binding. The teal DJ in mylar is chipped at spine head and top edge, slightly chipped at foot. Tiny tear to bottom edge front panel, another short tear to top front panel near gutter. DJ spine is toned. Flap price $3.00. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Nineteen Eighty Four 1984

George Orwell

UK: Secker and Warburg, 1949. 1st Edition 1949. Recently bound in full leather and with hand marbled endpapers. Book is fine. Contents very good. A small number of very small annotations to text edge. PLEASE DOUBLECLICKON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request. Ref 4385. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Orwell, George:

Penguin Books Ltd, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1976..

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Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

ORWELL, GEORGE.

New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1949). Orig. grey cloth, orig. blue dust-jacket. Some wear to extremities. A few tears to capitals. Not price-clipped. Pencil-notes on last free end-paper, otherwise internally very fine and clean. ¶ First American edition of Orwell's main work of great importance to modern day society, from the same year as the original. With this book new words and figures of speach of great significance and reference is introduced into modern language; words and phrases such as "Big Brother is watching you", "doublethink" etc. Written as a post war work, this novel has been very influential on the way we understand and relate to politics today, as well as greatly having affected modern litterature.

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Nineteen Eighty Four 1984

George Orwell

UK: Secker and Warburg, 1949. 1st Edition 1949. Book is good++ and quite bright. Cloth lightly marked in places. Spine age toned. Contents good. More images can be sent upon request. Ref 14981. First Edition. Cloth. Good++/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

Orwell, George [pseud of Eric Blair]

London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. Pale green cloth, lettered in red. Spine sunned a bit, sharp bump to top edge of lower board and last third of text-block; still, a good, sound copy, without dust jacket. First edition, first printing (one of 25,575 copies thus). FENWICK A.12.a. MODERN MOVEMENT 99.

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NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

Orwell, George [pseud of Eric Blair]

London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. Pale green cloth, lettered in red. Spine sunned and slightly cocked, a few small spots to cloth, ink ownership initials on front free endsheet, but a good, sound copy, without dust jacket. First edition, first printing (one of 25,575 copies thus). FENWICK A.12.a. MODERN MOVEMENT 99.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George

Toronto: S. J. Reginald Saunders. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Stated first Canadian edition hardcover. Near fine condition, minor shelfwear, hinge slightly relaxed. The DJ in mylar has toned spine, rubbing at points and small scrape to rear panel. Flap price $3.00. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Nineteen Eighty-four

George Orwell

first American edition first printing hardcover in variant blue dust jacket (Harcourt Brace 1949); no prior owner marks; minimal age tone; tight bind; clean cloth cover vivid titling; little rub at corner tips and spine ends; dj has slight sunning to spine, little soil to front panel and edge wear (rubbing along folds and at corners and spine ends, small nicks at corners and spine ends, shallow chipping at spine head); flap price present dsk

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NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

ORWELL, GEORGE

NY: HARCOURT, BRACE & CO., 1949. RED VARIANT UNCLIPPED DJ, SLIGHT OFFSETTING TO FRONT END-PAPER, CLEAN, UNMARKED COPY!. STATED FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. HARDCOVER. VG+/VG.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four: The Facsimile of the Extant Manuscript

Orwell, George; Peter Siegel, editor

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, NY & M&S Press, London, 1984. 1st edition. hardcover. Fine/Fine . "Written in 1948, '1984' was George Orwel's chilling prophecy about the future... Orwell's narrative is timelier than ever. '1984' presents a startling and haunting vision of the world, so powerful that it is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the power of this novel, its hold on the imaginations of multiple generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitions - a legacy that seems only to grow with the passage of time." [Pub. Info] "1984" was on the forbidden list in the Eastern Block. It became the source of new words: "Orwellian" and "Big Brother." Preface by Daniel C. Siegel. Larger format book. [Please check shipping cost for larger format books and multi-volume sets.] There is a protective mylar cover. 1ST US EDITION.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company. 1949. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine but for two small bumps to lower right corner of both the front and rear boards. The blue dust jacket (no priority) has a slightly sunned spine, a tiny chip and a tiny tear at spine head, otherwise near fine. A very nice copy! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pp .

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Nineteen Eighty-Four (A Novel)

Orwell, George

Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1949. Stated First American edition. 314 pp. with $3.00 price on inner flap. Blue DJ with comments by Bertrand Russell, V. S. Pritchett and Alfred Kazin on rear of DJ. DJ is in one pirce but has wearing on all corners and edges, two repaired tears and 1/4" of DJ is missing on bottom of spine. Volume looks much better than described, however.. Very Good/G+.

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Nineteen Eighty Four 1984

George Orwell

UK: Secker and Warburg, 1949. 1st Edition 1949. Book is good++ and quite bright. Cloth lightly marked in places. Spine and boards lightened. Contents good. Small initials to front endpaper. More images can be sent upon request. Ref14714 . First Edition. Cloth. Good++/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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great Gatsby, The

Fitzgerald, Francis Scott

1978. Edition: 26. softcover. mit Mängeln, z.B. verschmutzt, abgegriffen, Kanten abgestoßen o.a.. 746

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell, George

London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First Edition. Bumped and rubbed, spine particularly worn and sunned with tears to cloth and marks where tape has previously been, a 2 inch tear to head of spine and 2x2 inch sticker and some discolouring to front board, book cocked with remainder mark to bottom closed edges and Boots Library stamp to bottom of front board. Gutters cracked with tape marks, small ink inscrip. to f-fep, some scratches to p.237 else pp clean and clear.. 1st. Hard. Poor/No Jacket. 12mo.

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