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Aldous Huxley: A Biography

Bedford, Sybille

ISBN 10: 0394465873 / ISBN 13: 9780394465876
Published by Knopf, 1974
Used Condition: Very Good Minus Hardcover
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1st American Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by Sybille Bedford on a bookplate decal on front end page. Slight slant. Some white-out stains on front end page. DJ rubbed with edge wear, chips and closed tear and tape repair. $15.00 price on DJ flap. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004860

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Title: Aldous Huxley: A Biography

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good Minus

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Minus

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Grandson of the scientific philosopher Thomas Henry Huxley, great-nephew of Matthew Arnold, Aldous Huxley was born at the very heart of England's humanist elite in its golden days - a complicated, brilliant, charming boy who, despite almost total loss of sight at 16, became a cultural hero of the decades after World War I. From the iconoclastic wit of novels such as "Crome Yellow" and "Point Counter Point" in the 1920s, his literary career changed direction with "Brave New World" in 1932. This is his biography.

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In this dazzling conjunction of subject and author, the great English novelist Aldous Huxley is brought wholly alive in a magnificent full-scale biography by the brilliant English novelist Sybille Bedford.

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