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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition,
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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition, margins trimmed, some occasional light marking to text, title with ink library stamp to verso covered by laid down cutting featuring eye design, with some light show-through of stamp to recto, endpaper collage of Orwell's eyes, front pastedown with small compartment revealing the Queen's face on pound note, modern morocco with gilt design featuring inlayed fake eye and upper cover '1984' stamped in black on lower cover, 8vo, 1949.
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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition,

Estimate £400 - £600
Apr 29, 2021
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0171: Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition,

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Est. £400 - £600Starting Price £400
Antiquarian and Modern Literature
Apr 29, 2021 7:00 AM EDT
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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition, margins trimmed, some occasional light marking to text, title with ink library stamp to verso covered by laid down cutting featuring eye design, with some light show-through of stamp to recto, endpaper collage of Orwell's eyes, front pastedown with small compartment revealing the Queen's face on pound note, modern morocco with gilt design featuring inlayed fake eye and upper cover '1984' stamped in black on lower cover, 8vo, 1949.

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