BURMESE DAYS

BURMESE DAYS. George Orwell.
BURMESE DAYS

New York: Harper Brothers, 1934. First edition. First printing in rare dust jacket. A Near Fine copy of the book with previous owner's name in pencil erased from peach floral-patterned end papers and black smudges along board edges from old-style jacket protector. Dust jacket Very Good-, retaining original price on front flap. Spine panel toned and chipped at top and bottom, affecting the "S" in Harpers, small chips from corners and moderate wear along jacket edges. “In his literary notebook, Orwell described [the first American edition of Burmese Days] as ‘the true first edition,’ as opposed to the first British edition which he consider a ‘garbled version and should NOT be followed’ for any new edition.” (Fenwick, p. 21, A.2.a) Additional photos available upon request. Near Fine in Very Good - dust jacket. (Item #263)

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