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Nineteen Eighty-Four

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

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  • Hardcover
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Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket
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NY: Harcourt Brace. Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Beige cloth titled in black and maroon. Stated first American edition. No book-club dot to rear cover. Slighly toned spine, trace soil to cloth. Points slightly frayed. 3.00 pencilled price to ffep. Slight cant, slight vertical indent to spine. Sound hinges. The red DJ in mylar is split into two pieces with losses to spine ends, sunned spine, worn edges and rubbing to joint. The two parts of the DJ are held in place with clear tape. There are four small browned tape pieces to flaps. Flap price remains at $3.00. The front flap of the DJ has four reviews, apparently later state. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

Synopsis

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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Reviews

On May 19 2023, a reader said:
A good read very ahead of its time.
On Jun 18 2018, a reader said:
Prophetic

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Seller
curtis paul books inc. US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
36088
Title
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Author
Orwell, George
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Harcourt Brace
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1949

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Cloth
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First Edition
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Edges
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Jacket
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Flap(s)
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Later State
used in book collecting to refer to a book from a later run of a first edition, generally distinguished by a change in some part...
FFEP
A common abbreviation for Front Free End Paper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...
Good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
Sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Fair
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