First Edition of Aldous Huxley's The Genius and the Goddess; Signed by Him

  • The Genius and the Goddess.

The Genius and the Goddess.


Item Number: 78027

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1955.

First edition of this classic Huxley novella. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Aldous Huxley on the front free endpaper. Some light dampstainig, small name, very good in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Jacket design by Emil Antonucci.

The Genius and the Goddess is a novel originally published in 1955 by Aldous Huxley, author of The Brave New World. It tells the fictional account of John Rivers, a student physicist in the 1920s who was hired out of college as a laboratory assistant to Henry Maartens. It is packed with literary and socio-historical references and allusions. Huxley portrays various aspects of his ideology about subjects such as God, sex, history, literature, intellect and death.

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