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    George Orwell. Nineteen Eighty-Four. London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First edition. Octavo (7.25 x 4.875 inches; 184 x 124 mm.). 312 pages. Publisher's full light green cloth, spine lettered in red; all edges trimmed, top edge stained red; original illustrated dust jacket, green variant. Minimal shelf wear to binding; backstrip lightly sunned. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block. Fairly mild edge wear to jacket, with a bit of rumpling at spine and flap fold ends resulting in a tiny amount of paper loss; general rubbing to exposed panels of jacket; wear along joint and flap folds. Handful of tape reinforcements (now yellowed) at spine and flap fold ends of verso. Very nearly fine book in a very good jacket. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder, 3-302 ("Mentioning 1984 in SF area is like mentioning the Bible").
    Estimate: $1,500 and up

    From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 33
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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