"O BRAVE NEW WORLD THAT HAS SUCH PEOPLE IN IT": FIRST MODERN LIBRARY EDITION OF ALDOUS HUXLEY'S CLASSIC NOVEL BRAVE NEW WORLD; SIGNED BY HIM

  • Brave New World.

Brave New World.

$1,750.00

Item Number: 3623

New York: Modern Library, 1946.

First Modern Library edition of the author’s masterpiece. Octavo, original red cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed and dated by the author in 1962 on the title page. Rather uncommon signed.

"After the success of his first three novels, Huxley abandoned the fictional milieu of literary London and directed his satire toward an imagined future. He admitted that the original idea of Brave New World was to challenge H.G. Wells’ Utopian vision The novel also marks Huxley’s increasing disenchantment with the world, which was to result in his leaving England for California in 1937 in search of a more spiritual life. The book was immediately successful" (Parker & Kermode).

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