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George Orwell, Inside The Whale And Other Essays, First Edition

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Inside the Whale was published by Victor Gollancz as a book of essays on 11 March 1940. Orwell refers to it as a "book" in part three of the essay. ("While I have been writing this book another European war has broken out."), as well as in letters he wrote to Geoffrey Gorer and Humphry House, an English scholar, the following month. Gollancz initially printed 1,100 copies in March 1940, with some copies destroyed by Nazi bombing of England.

This first edition hardback copy was previously owned by public libraries and as such has seen some wear and tear. a blank page has had a piece cut out, there is a library sticker on the inside cover, there is a library stamp on page 4, there are some faint pencil markings, there is some foxing(Please see the pictures).

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Hardback

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Inside the Whale was published by Victor Gollancz as a book of essays on 11 March 1940. Orwell refers to it as a "book" in part three of the essay. ("While I have been writing this book another European war has broken out."), as well as in letters he wrote to Geoffrey Gorer and Humphry House, an English scholar, the following month. Gollancz initially printed 1,100 copies in March 1940, with some copies destroyed by Nazi bombing of England.

This first edition hardback copy was previously owned by public libraries and as such has seen some wear and tear. a blank page has had a piece cut out, there is a library sticker on the inside cover, there is a library stamp on page 4, there are some faint pencil markings, there is some foxing(Please see the pictures).

Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback

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