FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING of George Orwell`s ninth and most important novel. 185x130mm, 312 pages. Pale green cloth hardcover with purple lettering on spine. [CONDITION:] Substantial water-damage to lower outer corner, mostly external. Lower cover corners are frayed and faded; White page and title-page bottom corner tattered - NO DAMAGE TO TEXT. All other pages fine aside from slight discoloration at the corner. [SUMMARY:] This first edition of an extremely important modern novel is water-damaged, but still in good reading condition.