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Orwell, George
HOMAGE TO CATALONIA. LONDON: SECKER AND WARBURG, 1938
Estimate
2,5004,000
LOT SOLD. 6,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
228
Orwell, George
HOMAGE TO CATALONIA. LONDON: SECKER AND WARBURG, 1938
Estimate
2,5004,000
LOT SOLD. 6,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Orwell, George
HOMAGE TO CATALONIA. LONDON: SECKER AND WARBURG, 1938
8vo (218 x 141mm.), FIRST EDITION, one of 1500 copies, original green cloth lettered in gilt, top edge green, original pictorial DUST-JACKET (unclipped, with price 10s. 6d.), offsetting to endpapers, minor nicks to edges of jacket, small hole on lower panel of jacket, slightly sunned on spine
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Literature

Fenwick A6

Catalogue Note

A SCARCE COPY IN JACKET OF ORWELL'S TRENCHANT RECORD OF HIS TIME FIGHTING WITH THE SOCIALISTS IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR. His regular publisher Gollancz refused to publish it, so Frederick Warburg, known for his left-wing books that were critical of Stalin, brought out the book in April 1938. Its literary merits at the time were hardly noticed, but many now see it as the author's finest literary achievement.

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