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Aldous Huxley
Brave New World with Scarce Publisher's Advertisement
Chatto & Windus, London, 1932. Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World". First UK Edition, first printing. Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1932. The book measures 5" x 7.75", 306 pages. A brand new facsimile (reproduction) dust jacket is included for protection and display. The book is in very good condition. Minor wear to the extremities of the boards. The gilt lettering on the spine is well preserved. The binding is cocked. The front endpaper is foxed, a few scattered very minor spots of foxing in the rest of the textblock. This copy comes with a scarce publisher's advertisement for Brave New World sheet loosely laid in ("Have you read another great book by Aldous / Huxley on the shape of things to come?") on the front side, and the Publisher's Collected Edition of Huxley's works on the rear. "Brave New World" is a parody on the Utopian novels of the day, marking one of the first Dystopian views of the the future, with frightening technology, changes to society and the prospect of losing individuality. In 1999, the Modern Library ranked Brave New World fifth on its list of the 100 Best English- Language novels of the 20th Century. Please view the many other rare titles available for sale at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(J5-2) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Libraire: Ernestoic Books and Bindery [Clarence, NY, U.S.A.]
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