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Crome Yellow [Lloyd Osbourne's copy]
New York: George H. Doran, 1922. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the First American edition (modest edge wear and corner bumping, minor handling soil, spine panel and board edges darkened, spine label darkened and with a chip, but lettering is complete and legible, tape shadows to free endpapers and pastedowns, pencil map drawn on rear pastedown), no dust jacket, LLOYD OSBOURNE'S COPY WITH HIS BOOKPLATE TO THE FRONT PASTEDOWN. (The American author, Lloyd Osbourne, was ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON'S STEPSON and collaborated with Stevenson on three novels - "The Wrong Box", "The Ebb-Tide", and "The Wrecker"). During World War I, Huxley spent much time at Garsington Manor (Ottoline Morrell's house). While there, he met several members of the Bloomsbury Set (a/k/a the Bloomsbury Group). Huxley caricatured the lifestyle followed at Garsington Manor. A Very Good copy of Aldous Huxley's debut novel, a not terribly common book.
[Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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