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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition,
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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition, some light spotting or foxing, pp. 7 & 8 with light marking and some light internal tearing but without loss, endpaper collage of Orwell's eyes, front pastedown with small compartment revealing the Queen's face on pound note, modern morocco, labels to spine, covers stamped in blind, upper cover with eye design onlay, 8vo, 1949.

⁂ A unique binding, the lower cover showing the Ministry of Truth building, the upper cover the watchful eye of Big Brother.
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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition,

Estimate £500 - £700
Feb 18, 2021
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Starting Price £460
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0251: Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition,

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Est. £500 - £700Starting Price £460
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Feb 18, 2021 8:00 AM EST
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Orwell (George) Nineteen Eighty-Four, first edition, some light spotting or foxing, pp. 7 & 8 with light marking and some light internal tearing but without loss, endpaper collage of Orwell's eyes, front pastedown with small compartment revealing the Queen's face on pound note, modern morocco, labels to spine, covers stamped in blind, upper cover with eye design onlay, 8vo, 1949.

⁂ A unique binding, the lower cover showing the Ministry of Truth building, the upper cover the watchful eye of Big Brother.

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