Search results for: 'HUXLEY, Aldous.'
HUXLEY, Aldous. Leda.
London : 1920First edition, signed limited issue, number 149 of 160 copies signed by the author on the limitation page. This signed limited issue had an illustrated frontispiece not included in the trade issue, though lacking in this copy. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 148686
HUXLEY, Aldous. The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems.
Oxford : June 1918First 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£300.00
Stock Code: 133248
HUXLEY, Aldous. Brave New World.
London : 1932First edition, first impression. Brave New World is a seminal dystopian novel which established Huxley's "fortunes and reputation as the best-known British novelist between the wars" (ODNB). Learn More£1,375.00
Stock Code: 144755
HUXLEY, Aldous. Brave New World.
London : 1932First 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. With the original purchase... Learn More£5,500.00
Stock Code: 130597
HUXLEY, Aldous. Brief Candles.
London : 1930First 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£250.00
Stock Code: 133255
HUXLEY, Aldous - BROMER, David J. Aun Aprendo.
Boston : 2011Signed limited edition, number 11 of 50 copies signed by the bibliographer David Bromer. Aun Aprendo (the name taken from the commencement speech that Huxley gave at the progressive Happy Valley School in California in 1951) is the most detailed and comprehensive bibliography of Huxley's writings; this deluxe signed edition was designed by Roderick... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 140285
SITWELL, Sacheverell. The People's Palace.
Oxford : 1918First and sole edition of Sitwell's first book, a slim collection of fourteen poems, a few of which had appeared in the modernist anthology Wheels. It went largely unnoticed by the critics, with the exception of Aldous Huxley, who "dubbed its author le Rimbaud de nos jours" (Cevasco, p. 37). Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 106692
BERKELEY, Anthony, as Francis Iles. Before the Fact.
London : 1932First edition, first impression; rare in the jacket, which prints Gollancz's sensational list of the possible identities of "Francis Iles", including E. M. Forster, R. Austin Freeman, Patrick Hamilton, Aldous Huxley, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, Eden Phillpotts, Osbert Sitwell, Hugh Walpole and H. G. Wells. Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 86219
ISHERWOOD, Christopher (ed.) Vedanta for Modern Man.
New York : 1951First edition, first printing, of this anthology of writings addressing Vedanta, the school of Hindu philosophy addressing the divine nature of man, ideas to which Isherwood was introduced by his friend Aldous Huxley, who introduced him to Swami Prabhavananda and his circle.
Isherwood undertook the editorship of the bimonthly journal Vedanta... Learn More£25.00
Stock Code: 146011
STARK, Freya et al. The London Magazine.
London : 1955First edition, from the personal library of Freya Stark. This number of the London Magazine contains an article by Freya Stark, entitled "Sunrise on Olympus", in which she describes two times she saw the sunrise around Mount Olympus, once in 1939 and once after the Second World War. Her description does not shy away from the romance of the scene as... Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 127643
CROSBY, Harry. Red Skeletons.
Paris : 1927First edition, presentation copy inscribed on the half-title to the Belgian author and artist "For Jean Bosschère, from Harry" with a doodle of a black sun; number 345 of 333 copies on vergé de Hollande Van Gelder Zonen, from a total edition of 370 copies.
Jean de Bosschère (1878-1953) fled Belgium at the start of the First World War and moved... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 148838