BRAVE NEW WORLD. London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-306 [307: printer's imprint] [308: blank] [note: trade copies have two final blanks U[3-4] excised], original blue cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained blue, bottom edge rough trimmed. First edition. "... stands alongside WE and NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR as one of the classic dystopian novels." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-56. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-27; (1981) 2-44; (1987) 2-47; (1995) 2-56; and (2004) II-558. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 437. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 61. Connolly, The Modern Movement 75. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 151. Lewis, Utopian Literature, pp. 98-103. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 120. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 602. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 195. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 247-53. Bleiler (1978), p. 106. Reginald 07670. A fine copy in nearly fine pictorial dust jacket with rubbing at lower spine end and corner tips, light wear and shallow fraying at upper spine end, light wear along top edges of front and rear panels, small nick to top edge of rear panel, 9 mm rub mark along front spine fold, 11 mm closed tear at bottom edge of front panel, and 9 mm closed tear at bottom edge of rear panel. Despite the catalogue of faults, a very nice, attractive example of this stunning jacket. (#111267).
No statement of printing on copyright page. Note: second printing of the trade issue is marked "second edition" on copyright page.