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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition, 1949.

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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition, 1949.
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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition, endpaper collage of Orwell's eyes, small compartments to upper and lower pastedown revealing the Queen's face and binder's "Certificate of Authenticity" leather label respectively, modern red calf in jacket design with skull design buttons and white lettering "Winston Smith" to the left breast, onlayed fake eye to tan calf chest, lettered in white on lower cover, 8vo, 1949.

⁂ This copy number 65 of 100 specially-bound copies.
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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition, 1949.

Estimate £800 - £1,200
May 26, 2022
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Starting Price £650
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0199: Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition, 1949.

Sold for £1,600
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Est. £800 - £1,200Starting Price £650
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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition, endpaper collage of Orwell's eyes, small compartments to upper and lower pastedown revealing the Queen's face and binder's "Certificate of Authenticity" leather label respectively, modern red calf in jacket design with skull design buttons and white lettering "Winston Smith" to the left breast, onlayed fake eye to tan calf chest, lettered in white on lower cover, 8vo, 1949.

⁂ This copy number 65 of 100 specially-bound copies.

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