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Texts and Pretexts: An Anthology with Commentaries

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1932

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006269

Condition: Fair


NB: No dustjacket. Pale green buckram with title in gilt on spine.Condition: Fair, covers are generally lightly shelfworn with some quite heavy sunning to spine and immediate surrounding area. Small ink splash to rear endpapers. Light bumping to cover corners. Inscribed on front endpaper to Leonard Huxley from Aldous Huxley with initials and dated Nov 1932. (see image). 312pp. View more info

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Moksha: Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience 1931-1963

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1980

Seller ID: 006028

ISBN: 0701123192

Condition: Good


Dark blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good to very good, with general light shelfwear to covers and light foxing to front endpaper. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 280pp. This book takes its name from the Sanskrit word for "liberation" and Huxley in his last novel "Island" describes a society in which an imaginary drug called "moksha-medicine" is used to bri... View more info

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Limbo

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1920

Seller ID: 006263

Condition: Fair


Pale green cloth with title in paper label on spine. Condition: Fair, covers are generally lightly shelfworn and bumped with sunning to spine and title label, and some water splashmarks to spine. Front endpaper bears the name G.Huxley (Gervas Huxley, cousin of Aldous) and the date 1920. Some browning to endpapers and some light foxing within book and to textblock edges. Binding sound. 292pp. Limbo was Aldous Huxley's first collection of short fiction, and consists of six... View more info

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The Crows of Pearblossom

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1976

Seller ID: 006201

ISBN: 0701150890

Condition: Poor


First published in1967, this edition first published in 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Poor, covers are lightly shelfworn and soiled, more so to rear cover. Top inch of spine covering is separating from binding but still attached. Light foxing and soiling to endpapers. Last two of the rear endpapers have childrens blue scribble and small tears to the tops of the pages. Occasional light foxing throughout text. Aldous Huxley wrote his only children's story for his niece Olivi... View more info

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Brave New World

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1940

Seller ID: 006040

Condition: Good


NB: No dustjacket. Bright blue cloth with title in red on spine. A new impression. Condition: Good, covers are in good clean condition, binding sound, no inscriptions. The first few pages (up to p.8) are quite foxed, the rest of the text is largely clear apart from the last couple of pages. Also some foxing to fore-edge and base of textblock. 306pp. View more info

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Lady Elizabeth and the Grosvenors: Life in a Whig Family 1822-1839

By: Huxley, Gervas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1965

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006291

Condition: Good


Olive green hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Some light foxing to fore-edge of textblock. Inscribed by the author to his aunt (Vera) on the front endpaper. Also loosely inserted is a letter from the author to his aunt. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with some creasing to front cover of jacket. Not price-clipped. 187pp. 8 b/w illustrations plus frontispiece. This book by Gervas Huxley (cousin of Aldou... View more info