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ORWELL, George.

Keep the Aspidistra Flying.

Victor Gollancz Ltd, London , 1936 Stock Code: 121391
£18,750.00
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Notes

First edition, first impression. The first edition consisted of 3,000 sets of sheets of which only 2,500 were bound. Of these 219 were destroyed in a bombing during the war. Uncommon in the jacket.

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Description

Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in dark blue. With the dust jacket. Housed in a green quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery.

Condition

Bookseller's ticket to foot of rear pastedown. A superb copy, with the spine very gently rolled, light browning to spine ends and edges of book block, in the unusually bright jacket with faint browning to spine and edges, nicks to top edge.

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