Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    First American Edition of Orwell's
    Nineteen Eighty-Four
    in a Handsome Dust Jacket

    George Orwell. Nineteen Eighty-Four. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949. Stated First American edition. Octavo. 314 pages. Publisher's original heather cloth lettered in red and stamped in black. Unclipped blue variant dust jacket, with a price of $3.00. Jacket spine somewhat toned, some rubbing and a few minor marginal chips or tears, some minor toning to jacket edges. Still, a near fine copy of this title, in better condition than usually seen.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    7th-14th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 472

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 39 days left to consign to the 2018 June 20 Cartography Signature Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $327,896