Brave New World.

Huxley (Aldous)

Brave New World.

A Novel.

Description: FIRST EDITION, one or two small spots to prelims, pp. [viii], 308, crown 8vo, original pale blue cloth, backstrip gilt lettered and darkened, lean to spine, rubbed to corners and edges with a couple of spots of very light wear, gently bumped at one corner and foot of lower joint, top edge blue now mostly faded, other edges faintly toned with tail edge roughtrimmed and a few faint spots to fore-edge, a few faint spots to endpapers with contemporary ownership inscription to front pastedown, good

Publication Details: Chatto & Windus, 1932

Notes: One of the twentieth-century's major works of fiction. The first novel to consider human cloning, and Huxley's dystopian masterpiece celebrating a utopian future whilst in truth illustrating the horror it delivers. Huxley wrote to Orwell suggesting that the future 'Brave New World' portrayed was more likely than that of 'Nineteen Eighty Four', 'an all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced because they love their servitude', but he was later to revise this view....more

Bibliography: (Bromer, A29.3.1)

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Subject: Modern First Editions

Published Date: 1932

Stock Number: 70010

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