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HUXLEY, Aldous.

Rare books by Aldous Huxley, including first edition and signed first edition, and finely bound copies of Brave New World and Point Counter Point.

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  1. 133248
    First edition, first impression, one of 750 copies published. The Defeat of Youth was Huxley's third published work, following the 1916 collection The Burning Wheel and the very limited 1917 pamphlet Jonah. Learn More
    £300

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  2. 133246
    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... Learn More
    £200

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  3. 133249
    First edition, first impression, of Huxley's third short story collection. Learn More
    £75

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  4. 133291
    First edition, first impression, trade issue, of Huxley's re-interpretation of Frances Sheridan's play, which had premiered in 1763 at Drury Lane. A limited issue of 210 copies was also published. Learn More
    £50

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  5. A Virgin Heart.
    First UK edition, first impression, of the French author's erotic Bildungsroman, which was originally published in 1907, under the title Un coeur virginal. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 89473

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  6. 133295comp
    First edition, number 304 of 650 copies signed by the author, of Huxley's second essay collection. This signed edition was the only UK issue; an unsigned US edition followed the subsequent year. Learn More
    £375

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  7. 133289
    First UK edition, first impression, of Huxley's fourth short story collection. The US and UK editions were published simultaneously on 14 May 1926. Learn More
    £125

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  8. 133317comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, number 102 of 256 copies signed by the author. Point Counter Point was Huxley's fourth and longest novel, an examination of conflicting worldviews among a group of intellectuals, some of whom were based on prominent artistic and literary figures including D. H. Lawrence, John Middleton... Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 133317

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  9. 133247
    First edition, first impression, of Huxley's fourth and longest novel, an examination of conflicting worldviews among a group of intellectuals, some of whom were based on prominent artistic and literary figures including D. H. Lawrence, John Middleton Murray and Augustus John. A signed limited issue was published simultaneously.... Learn More
    £250

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  10. 133255
    First edition, first impression, of the author's fifth collection of short fiction, containing four short stories: Chawdron, The Rest Cure, The Claxtons, and After the Fireworks. Learn More
    £250

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  11. 133315comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, number 54 of 160 copies signed by the author. The Cicadas was Huxley's final collection of poems. Learn More
    £300

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  12. 133321
    First trade edition, first impression, of Huxley's sixth collection of essays. This trade edition was published on 17 September 1931, following publication of a signed limited edition on 15 June. Learn More
    £75

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  13. 133342
    First edition, first impression, trade issue. The Cicadas was Huxley's final collection of poems. A signed limited issue of 160 copies was published concurrently. Learn More
    £75

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  14. 59307
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 59307

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  15. 130597comp
    First UK edition, signed limited issue, number 195 of 324 copies signed by the author and specially bound. The UK edition was split into signed and trade issues, published simultaneously on 2 February, following publication of the signed issue of the US edition on 21 January, and preceding the US trade issue on 4 February.... Learn More
    £5,500

    Stock Code: 130597

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  16. 133302comp
    First edition, signed limited issue, number 83 of 214 copies signed by the author. Texts and Pretexts is an anthology of poems from a wide variety of poets, with Huxley's ruminations on each. Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 133302

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  17. Eyeless in Gaza.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 106894

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  18. 133242
    First edition, first printing - this US edition preceded the UK edition by eight days. In 1952 Huxley contacted the psychiatric researcher Humphry Osmond requesting that he be allowed to take the psychedelic drug mescaline under observation. Huxley felt that the brain restricts consciousness, and was hoping that mescaline... Learn More
    £250

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  19. 133334
    First UK 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." The US edition was published the previous year, following publication in the magazine Newsday under the title Tyranny Over the Mind.... Learn More
    £50

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  20. 133361
    First UK edition, first impression, of this reflection on the relationship between scientific and literary language. The US edition was published two weeks earlier. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 133361

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