BRAVE NEW WORLD. London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. Large octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-306 [307: printer's imprint] [308-312: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], original yellow buckram over bevel-edged boards, blue leather label on spine panel, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition. One of 324 numbered copies signed by Huxley. "... 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. Some tanning to rear endpapers, mostly the free endpaper, just a bit of the age-darkening of cloth common to this binding, here restricted to the spine panel and the upper edges of the front and rear panels. The cloth is clean and bright and the leather spine label is perfect. A nearly fine, superior copy of this classic. (#138503).
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