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Huxley, Aldous, English writer (1894-1963).
2 (1 autogr. and 1 typed) letters signed. Florence, June 1925.
1925. Large 8vo. Altogether (1+1½ =) 2½ pp. on 2 ff. To the unnamed Italian writer and journalist Ugo Ojetti (1871-1946): "[...] Briefly, then, this is the reason of my letter. Having been much struck by the completeness, and compactness of your Atlante dell'Arte Italiana, I suggested to my publishers in London (Chatto and Windus) that they should produce an English version. They shared my view of the book's great merits and wrote to the Italian publishers asking them to quote a price for the use of the plates to produce the illustrations for an English edition [...]". - The second letter discusses further details.
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