British Pamphleteers. Volume I: From the Sixteenth Century to the French Revolution. Volume II: From the French Revolution to the Present Time.

ORWELL George.; REYNOLDS Reginald. Editors (1948 & 1951.)

£325.00  [First Edition]

First editions. 8vo., original brown cloth, spines lettered in gilt, dust jackets. London, Allan Wingate. 

The texts of forty-five pamphlets, each with an explanatory note of the historical circumstances for publication.  George Orwell edited and contributed the introduction to volume I, which was published in November 1948. His death in January 1950 led to A. J. P. Taylor replacing him as joint editor and writing the introduction for volume II, which was published in 1951. 

Ownership inscription of Geoffrey Lamb to the front free endpaper of Vol. 1, otherwise near fine copies in dust jackets.

Stock Code: 231045

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