I was the middle child of three, but there was a gap of five years on either side, and I barely saw my father before I was eight.
For this and other reasons I was somewhat lonely, and I soon developed disagreeable mannerisms which made me unpopular throughout my schooldays.
The novella was published under the title “New American Literature Series’, and this mistake continued until 1990.
In the 1990 edition, ‘New American Literature’ title was removed without any explanation. Four copies in OCLC; (Three in Turkish, one in US libraries). It is wonderful to have some lesser-known, if not exactly esoteric texts too.
I am scouting for more articles published, as Eric Blair, in the Adelphi when Richard Rees was the editor and have a good lead. Contributors also include Bernard Shaw, Robert Graves, Stephen Spender, J. Priestly, Julian Huxley, Harold Nicolson)Searchlight Books No.
5, Secker and Warburg, 1941 Anytime I saw a book about Orwell I read it. Quite a few of the following reference works are immaculately preserved first editions, although they have no great monetary value it is their content and the assemblage of so many resources in my library that enriches.
16pp (3,000 copies of this pamphlet were printed although few were distributed.
Shortly after its publication, Collett’s the official Communist bookshop in London took over the Socialist Book Centre, much to Orwell’s dismay.
A second printing of 5,000 copies was ordered in March 1941.
It sold over 10,000 copies (and was among the most commercially successful of Orwell’s books to that date).