Down and out in Paris and London (Book, 1933) []
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Down and out in Paris and London

Down and out in Paris and London

Author: George Orwell; Victor Gollancz Ltd.,; Camelot Press Ltd.,
Publisher: London : Victor Gollancz Ltd 14 Henrietta Street Covent Garden, [London] : Printed in Great Britain by The Camelot Press Ltd., London and Southampton ... 1933.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [First editionView all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Down and out in Paris and London .
London : Victor Gollancz Ltd. ..., 1933
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell; Victor Gollancz Ltd.,; Camelot Press Ltd.,
OCLC Number: 2603818
Notes: "First edition"--Fenwick.
Printer from verso of title page; statement continues, "on paper supplied by Spalding & Hodge Ltd. and bound by The Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Co. Ltd."
Published 9 January 1933 (1,500 copies); reprinted twice in January 1933 (500 and 1,000 copies); type distributed 13 February 1934.
Collation: leaves 19.5 x 12.3 cm: [Ao]⁸ Bo-So⁸ [$1 signed]; 144 leaves, pages [1-4] 5-288.
Bound in publisher's black cloth; spine lettered in yellow green. In yellow dust jacket, printed in black; price 8/6 on spine; back flap with "Mr. Gollancz's 1933 fiction list"; back cover advertisement for Christianity and the crisis, The intelligent man's review of Europe to-day, What everybody wants to know about money, and The intelligent man's way to prevent war.
In July 1996 correspondence with the collector Daniel Leab, Peter Davison notes that the "first impression is bound in black with lime-green lettering. Second impression has printed on it 'Second impression'. Third impression has printed on it 'Third impression'. The second and third impressions are bound in buff (or stone) and have black lettering. The binding of the first impression is shorter by about 1/4 ins than the 2nd and 3rd impressions."
Description: 288 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Confessions of a down and out
Responsibility: by George Orwell.


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