New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1946). 1st US edition (Fenwick D.1b). , 243, [3 (blank)] pp. 8vo. Linen cloth binding with grey stamped title lettering. Grey dust jacket printed in yellow & white. VG (average wear/small po owner name stamp to h.t. page)/Abt VG (backstrip sunned/some extremity wear/small chunk from base of spine/rear panel). Item #712.5
10 essays by Orwell, beginning with his 75 page commentary on Dickens.... he starts by noting, "Dickens is one of those writers who are well worth stealing."