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    George Orwell: Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984]. (London: Secker & Warburg, 1949), first edition, 312 pages, green cloth with red lettering on spine, 12mo (5" x 7.5"), dust jacket (in protective Mylar). This seminal dystopian novel from Orwell introduced the world to Big Brother, and remains a powerful and influential statement against totalitarianism. The copy presented here is in very good condition, with minor edge wear to the boards. The dust jacket shows some minimal edge and spine wear and some sunning to the spine. Comes housed in a green banded half leather custom slipcase with gilt lettering on the spine and marbled boards. A first edition of 1984 is rare in this condition. From the Ventura Collection.

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    April, 2007
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