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Rare books by Aldous Huxley, including first editions and signed and finely bound copies.

Rare books by Aldous Huxley, including first editions and signed and finely bound copies.

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  1. Poésies.
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    (HUXLEY, Aldous.) MALLARMÉ, Stéphane.

    Poésies. 1913

    £1250

    Inscribed as a gift by Aldous Huxley “Ottoline Morrell from A.L.H. Christmas 1916”. A handsomely bound copy of the fifth edition of Mallarmé’s poems. Read more

  2. The Burning Wheel.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    The Burning Wheel. 1916

    £2500

    First Edition, Sole Printing. With the author’s signed presentation inscription, “To Evan Morgan from Aldous Huxley Oct. ’17”. Tipped into this copy on the inside of the front flap is the 2 page als from the author to Morgan presenting this book and seeking to … Read more

  3. The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems. [1918]

    £275

    First edition, first impression. One of 250 copies. Read more

  4. Leda.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Leda. 1920

    £600

    Signed limited edition; one of 160 copies, signed by the author. With autograph excerpt from the poem signed and dated by “Aldous Huxley London 1927.” With a postcard illustrating a sculpture after Michelangelo’s Leda and the Swan loosely inserted. Read more

  5. On the Margin. Notes and Essays.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    On the Margin. Notes and Essays. 1923

    £85

    First edition, first impression. From the library of Edward Sackville-West, May 4th 1923, with his signed signature on front free endpaper and an earlier example of his engraved bookplate to front pastedown. Loosely inserted is a photograph of Huxley, his wife and son taken from … Read more

  6. Little Mexican and Other Stories.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Little Mexican and Other Stories. 1924

    £275

    First edition, first impression. With the author’s signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, “to Signora Fasola from her affectionate Aldous Huxley May 1924.” Read more

  7. Jesting Pilate. The Diary of a Journey.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Jesting Pilate. The Diary of a Journey. 1926

    £225

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  8. A Virgin Heart.
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    (HUXLEY, Aldous, trans.) GOURMONT, Remy de.

    A Virgin Heart. 1926

    £175

    First UK edition, first impression, of the French author’s erotic Bildungsroman, which was originally published in 1907, under the title Un coeur virginal. Read more

  9. Apennine.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Apennine. 1930

    £375

    First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of ninety-one numbered copies signed by the author on the half-title. Read more

  10. Typed letter signed to the publishers William Heinemann.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Typed letter signed to the publishers William Heinemann. 28 March 1930

    £475

    “I understand that certain restrictions are placed on the sale of Bloch’s ‘Sexual Life of our Times’ and am therefore writing to you direct, as the publishers, to ask you under what conditions and at what price the book is procurable. I may add that … Read more

  11. Caucasus.
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    (HUXLEY, Aldous.) PROKOSCH, Frederic.

    Caucasus. 1931

    £1750

    Number 2 of 3 copies, printed and bound by the author. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the first blank (“For Aldous Huxley”) and on the limitation page (“F.P. for A.H. in faithful homage. 11/20/31.”). Read more

  12. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1932

    £2500

    First American Edition, Large Paper Issue. Number 80 of 250 copies signed on the limitation page by Aldous Huxley. Read more

  13. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1932.

    £2750

    Limited to 324 signed numbered copies of which 314 were for sale, this being number 103 and is signed on the limitaion page by Aldous Huxley. Read more

  14. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1932

    £1375

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  15. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1932

    £4250

    First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 324 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Read more

  16. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1947

    £3500

    Second Albatross Press edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the author: “Pour Jean Thierry-[Mieg ?] de Aldous Huxley qui demande pardon d’avoir si mal écrit son nom, 1948”. The Albatross Modern Continental Library Volume 47. Brave New World was originally published in 1932. Read more

  17. Fascists at Olympia: A Record of Eye-Witnesses and Victims compiled by ‘Vindicator’. [Together with:] Red Violence and Blue Lies: An Answer to Fascists at Olympia.
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    (HUXLEY, Aldous; David Lloyd George, & others.) [HOPKINSON, Sir Henry Thomas, compiled by.]

    Fascists at Olympia: A Record of Eye-Witnesses and Victims compiled by ‘Vindicator’. [Together with:] Red Violence and Blue Lies: An Answer to Fascists at Olympia. 1934

    £375

    First editions, first impressions. Aldous Huxley was one of the eyewitnesses approached by journalist Tom Hopkinson (alias “Vindicator”) for his pamphlet on the violent clashes between Blackshirts and Communist and Jewish groups at the Oswald Mosley rally at Olympia on 7 June 1934. The British … Read more

  18. On Pacifism. Two Addresses.
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    HEARD, Gerald, & Aldous Huxley.

    On Pacifism. Two Addresses. 1935

    £125

    First edition, first impression. Scarce. Read more

  19. What Are You Going to Do About It?
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    What Are You Going to Do About It? 1936

    £125

    First editions, first impressions. With the ownership inscriptions of Harry Mister to the title page of volume I and the cover of volume II. Mister (1914–2006) was a committed pacifist and an early member of the Peace Pledge Union, joining shortly after the organization was … Read more

  20. The Olive Tree.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    The Olive Tree. 1936

    £225

    First edition, limited issue; number 3 of 160 copies signed by Huxley. The Olive Tree and Other Essays contains Huxley’s essays on subjects ranging from literary criticism (including an essay on D. H. Lawrence) and history of art (a cruelly hilarious character sketch of history’s … Read more

  21. Ends and Means.
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    Ends and Means. 1937

    £85

    First edition, first impression. A nice copy of this collection of Huxley’s essays. Read more

  22. The Gioconda Smile.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    The Gioconda Smile. 1938

    £45

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  23. Science, Liberty and Peace.
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    Science, Liberty and Peace. 1947

    £45

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  24. The Genius and The Goddess.
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    The Genius and The Goddess. 1955

    £250

    Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: “For Frances Rosenthal, with good wishes, Aldous Huxley, 1956”. First US edition, first printing. Originally published in the UK in the same year. Read more

  25. Heaven & Hell.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Heaven & Hell. 1956

    £150

    First edition, first impression of Huxley’s follow-up to The Doors of Perception. Read more

  26. Adonis and the Alphabet and other essays.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Adonis and the Alphabet and other essays. 1956

    £45

    First edition, first impression. Published in the US later the same year under the title Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow. Read more

  27. Collected Short Stories.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Collected Short Stories. 1957

    £45

    First edition, first impression of this collection of 20 stories compiled from five of Huxley’s earlier collections, together with one extracted from his novel Crome Yellow. Read more

  28. Brave New World Revisited.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World Revisited. 1959

    £65

    First edition, first impression, of Huxley’s study of his own book written with the urgent concern that “the prophecies made in 1931 are coming true much sooner than I thought they would.” Read more

  29. Literature & Science.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Literature & Science. 1963

    £65

    First edition, first impression of this reflection on the relationship between scientific and literary language. Read more

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