London: Chatto & Windus, 1932.
First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine with s lean to the binding, bump to the top edge of the lower board, several spots to the spine cloth, light rubbing at the corners and spine ends and a small bookseller ticket to the front free endpaper. In a Near Fine dust unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear and without the spine toning so prevalent with this title. A very sharp copy. The first publication of the classic dystopian novel that posited a nearly omnipotent totalitarian state essentially built from the ground up, rather than the top-down dictatorship of 1984. Item #140941963