Item #901294 Nineteen Eighty-Four. George Orwell.
Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1992.

From the Easton Press series "Great Books of the 20th Century." Collector's Edition. Bound in Genuine Leather.  Introduction by James Gunn; Frontispiece (in color) by Frank Kelly Freas; Illustrations by Alan Clark.

First published in 1949, Nineteen-Eighty Four depicts an imaginary future characterized by totalitarianism, mass surveillance, and political and intellectual repression and manipulation. In it, Orwell invented many now commonly used terms, like Big Brother, doublethink, Thought Police, thoughtcrime, and Newspeak.

Item #901294

5-3/4 x 8-5/8", gilt titled and decorated black full leather, xiii, 314pp, raised spine bands, all edges gilt, moire endpapers, ribbon marker, color frontis. illus. by Frank Kelly Freas, interior black & white illus. by Alan Clark, Easton Press Collector's Notes laid in.

A very fine, bright copy.

Price: $125.00

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