George Orwell’s 1984: A History In Covers

To celebrate the author’s birthday, a compilation of book covers was put together from the past 62 years.


It would have been George Orwell’s 108th birthday at the weekend, and Flavorwire marked the occasion with a compilation of covers of his famous novel 1984. The selection includes 36 book covers from around the world, from the first edition in 1949, up to the 60th anniversary edition published in 2009. Here are a few examples from the collection, visit the website for the full gallery of covers: