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  • Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell
  • Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell
  • Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell
  • Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell
  • Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell
  • Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell

Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell

£140.00

Second impression

Published by Secker & Warburg Ltd, London 1950

Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell

Shooting an Elephant is a collection of essays which were published posthumously.  The essays were originally published in literary magazines such as Horizon and The Adelphi. written after 1931. Topics for the essays range from Orwell’s descriptions, thoughts and opinions on a range of subjects. A lovely clean copy with an unusually bright dust jacket. A rare find.

Original light green cloth boards with burgundy lettering to the spine. Light fading of the edges. Burgundy top stain of the page edges. The contents are clean and tidy. Complete with an original gray and magenta dust jacket designed by Michael Kennard. Gray, white and magenta colouring of the dust jacket. Shelf wear to the edges of the jacket. Wear to the spine edges, fold and the cover. Slight darkening of the spine with bright red colours on the spine. Stamp on the front flap marked 11/6 net. Overall, a fresh and attractive copy. 8vo 212 printed pages.