Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    George Orwell (pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair). Animal Farm. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1946]. First U.S. edition. Octavo, cloth. A nearly fine, bright copy in very good dust jacket with wear at edges and clipped price.


    More Information:

    "Animal Farm, which owes something to Swift and Defoe, is his masterpiece, the best fable in the language with Boxer the cart-horse, the pigs and the donkey becoming household words." Connolly, The Modern Movement: 100 Key Books... 93. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-276. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 156. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 228-229. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 45-7.



    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    21st Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 320

    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

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 December 9 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $640,615