Animal Farm by George Orwell
Animal Farm with unclipped dust jacket. War time issue printed on “Searchlight Books” paper quality on the verso of the wrapper. 4500 copies printed of this edition. Although stated “First published May 1945” on the copyright page, the publication was delayed until August due to war time paper shortages. [Fenwick A.10a].
Original green cloth boards with white gilt lettering on the spine. The upper 5cm of the spine is faded. Round mark on the front of the book. Clean end papers and clean contents. “151” written in ink on the title page. Marked First Published May 1945 on the copyright page. The dust jacket has had professional repairs mainly to the upper panel and spine where there are areas of loss. The flaps are clean and unclipped. Marked 6/- to the verso of the wrapper. 8vo 92 printed pages.
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