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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

    £1,250

    Fifth edition. Inscribed by Aldous Huxley “Ottoline Morrell from A.L.H. Christmas 1916″. Read more

  2. The Burning Wheel.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    The Burning Wheel. 1916

    £2,500

    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. Mortal Coils.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Mortal Coils. 1922

    £325

    First edition, first impression of Huxley’s second collection of short stories, the first being Limbo (1920). Mortal Coils contains “The Gioconda Smile,” “Permutations Among the Nightingales,” “The Tillotson Banquet,” “Green Tunnels,” and “Nuns at Luncheon,” some of which had previously been published in various literary … Read more

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Holy Face and other essays.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Holy Face and other essays. 1929

    £175

    First Edition, First Impression. One of 300 numbered copies. Read more

  11. 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

  12. Brief Candles.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous

    Brief Candles. 1930

    £85

    First edition, first impression. The author’s fifth collection of short fiction, containing four short stories: Chawdron, The Rest Cure, The Claxtons, and After the Fireworks. Read more

  13. Brief Candles.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brief Candles. 1930

    £275

    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front pastedown (“Le Penseur! Aldous Huxley, 1942″) beneath a pasted-in black and white newspaper photo, featuring Huxley in a contemplative attitude. The author’s fifth collection of short fiction, containing four short stories: Chawdron, The Rest … Read more

  14. The Cicadas.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    The Cicadas. 1931

    £60

    First Edition. Read more

  15. Texts and Pretexts.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Texts and Pretexts. 1932

    £200

    First Edition, First Impression. Inscribed by the author ‘Texts & Pretexts / by / Aldous Huxley / December 1932.’ Read more

  16. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1932.

    £2,750

    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

  17. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1932

    £1,375

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  18. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1932

    £4,250

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

  19. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1932

    £975

    First edition, first impression, trade issue. One of modern literature’s most appealing books, a seminal work of fiction and a triumph of book design. Read more

  20. Brave New World.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Brave New World. 1947

    £3,500

    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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. An Encyclopaedia of Pacifism.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    An Encyclopaedia of Pacifism. 1937

    £75

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  25. Ends and Means.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Ends and Means. 1937

    £85

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

  26. Time Must Have A Stop.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    Time Must Have A Stop. 1945

    £275

    First edition, first impression. With the author’s signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper “For Costanza with as much affection as ever, Aldous 1945.” Read more

  27. The Devils of Loudun.
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    HUXLEY, Aldous.

    The Devils of Loudun. 1952

    £425

    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to the photographer Sanford Roth and his wife Beulah on the front free endpaper “To Beulah and Sandy, with my love, Aldous H. 1952″. Read more

  28. Joyce the Artificer.
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    (JOYCE, James.) HUXLEY, Aldous, & Stuart Gilbert.

    Joyce the Artificer. 1952

    £975

    Limited edition, number 87 of 90 copies. “James Joyce was a man of afterthoughts. His inspirations, as we can see from these much-corrected proofs of Ulysses, were successive. The first was a key, as it were, to a second, and the second to a third. … Read more

  29. 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

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