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George Orwell's America



Two First Editions of George Orwell's Animal Farm. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1946. First American edition. Octavo. 118 pages. Black cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. First state dust jacket with slight rubbing to extremities. Near fine. [and:] Nineteen Eighty-Four. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949. First American edition. From Heritage Auctions


American Heritage Magazine:

"...until 1945 that the success of his cautionary fable Animal Farm made him well known in America, and not until after his death in 1950—a few months after the publication of Nineteen Eighty-Four—that he became widely read over here. But once established, his reputation has held as steadily in the United States as it has in his native England." Read Full article: George Orwell's America


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