London, South Kensington
30 November 2005
ORWELL, George (1903-50). Animal Farm. A Fairy Story. London: Secker & Warburg, 1945. 8°. Half title. Original green cloth, spine lettered in white, dust-jacket (jacket lightly rubbed at upper joints, short tear without loss and light stain to upper wrapper). Provenance: Dorothy and Philip Troller (presentation inscription dated September 1945 on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Fenwick A10a.
ORWELL, George. Nineteen eighty-four. A novel. London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. 8°. Half title. Original green cloth, spine lettered in red, red dust-jacket designed by Michael Kennard (spine a little faded, jacket with minor chipping at head of backstrip and corners). Provenance: Andrew Duncan-Jones, December 1949 (signature on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Fenwick A12a. (2)
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