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Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell

£135.00

First edition

Published by Secker and Warburg, London 1950

Shooting an Elephant and other Essays by George Orwell

A good ++ copy of Shooting and Elephant with dust jacket. A collection of essays, three of which were written between 1931 and 1936 and the remainder between 1945 and 1949. The pieces grouped under the title, “I write as I please” express ideas which Orwell has not developed elsewhere.

Original pale green cloth boards with red lettering on the spine. Light fading on the edges and faded spine. The contents are clean. The bright dust jacket is unclipped. Light chipping/tiny tears on the spine and fold ends with 2 cm tear on the upper spine end. Fold and closed tear on the rear cover. Closed tear on rear fold. 8vo 212 pp.

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