300. Orwell (George) Keep the Aspidistra Flying, first edition, spine very slightly discoloured, otherwise fine, dust-jacket, darkened at spine and margins, repairs and restorations to spine ends and corners, a little rubbed at extremities, in effect an excellent copy, preserved in custom drop-back box, 8vo, 1936.
est. £1000 – £1500
Orwell’s third novel, exceptionally scarce in the dust-jacket. 3,000 copies were initially printed, or which 2,281 were sold, 219 copies were destroyed during the blitz.