Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell 1949 - Secker & Warburg, London - First Edition ‘BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU’

A finely bound first edition of Orwell's powerful novel of a totalitarian future society, 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.

‘WAR IS PEACE
FREEDOM IS SLAVERY
IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.’
  Basis for the Bafta-nominated movie starring John Hurt and Richard Burton, and Apple’s first major advertisement (which is fast becoming rather ironic).

References: Connolly. Fenwick A.12a.
Time Magazine; 100 Best Modern Novels.

Small octavo (binding size 19.4 x 13.8 cm) pp. [2] 312 [2].
  Finely bound in recent three-quarter black calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands and gilt titles, top edge with original red tint.   Condition: Fine   Ref: 109066   Price: HK$ 4,000