London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. [Dystopia] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp. 312 . Recent red half calf with raised bands, gilt titles to spine, and matching cloth over boards. Top edge red. Fore and lower edges slightly trimmed. The slightest hint of spotting to half-title. A clean copy in an attractive new binding. Very good. Orwell's classic novel of a totalitarian future society is among the most famous and most cited works of dystopian fiction in literature, whose text and terminology has left a profound impression upon the English language. Basis for the Bafta-nominated movie starring John Hurt and Richard Burton. Item #57321
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