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    George Orwell. Nineteen Eighty-Four. New York: [1949]. First U. S. edition.

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    George Orwell. Nineteen Eighty-Four. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1949]. First American edition. Octavo. [iv], 314, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's grayish yellow cloth, front board and spine lettered in red and stamped in black, dust jacket. Boards mildly rubbed, outer perimeter of boards somewhat darkened, edges worn with a few bumps, corners and spine ends abraded, spine a bit cocked and slightly darkened. Text block edges lightly toned, pencil signature on front free endpaper. Jacket recto modestly darkened, edges worn with various chips and small tears, spine panel slightly sun-darkened, flaps trimmmed with $3.00 price still intact, verso faintly foxed. A good, clean copy of the dystopian classic. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.



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