Antic Hay, a Novel

Huxley, Aldous

Published by George H. Doran Company, New York, 1923
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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This 350 page First Edition story of wistful wisdom, being an increasingly well respected and energetically applauded offering it is proudly presented with great and well deserved hubris by Hirschfeld Galleries in the publishers original binding. Said binding being original blue cloth with the original spine label pastedown just a bit rubbed. Rock solid, tight, and clean,; AAA all the way save for very mild sunning to the spine, but no bumping or scraping or fraying. Huxley's fifth novel. A solid copy of the first American edition, sans dust jacket. "The Alpha and the Omega," a Hirschfeld Galleries' Exclusive Innovation, being The First Phrase or Sentence and the Last Phrase or Sentence in this Offering: "Gumbril sat in his oaken stall on the north side of the school chapel and wondered >>> and have a look at Piers Cotton. " Huxley looks alternately dispassionately and passionately at all sides of this controversially chosen subject matter, and we at Hirschfield Galleries hope that only those who similarly read and contemplate with an objective mind would yearn to become the next caretaker of this seminalogic work. Alas, when all is said and done and the proverbial geese have come home to nest or roost, or whatever, and you're ready to decide to invest some of your hard-earned cash in this lofty offering, please consider that this book does indeed have the four absolute uppermost qualities we at Hirschfeld Galleries since 1931 have always sought, and demanded, in books: 1) excellence in content, 2) literary quality, 3) appealing design, and 4) significance of contribution. Another great altruistic offering opportunity for us and an even greater opportunity for self-actualized reception on your part. But enough of the lugubrious however allegorically wise jaw-jacking, enough said of the telluric parameters of select Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. Read to learn and enjoy; go forth to share and enjoin. Research, analysis, dissertation, lucubrations or just enjoyment, this is the one. ACTUAL BOOK FOR SALE PICTURED. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006914

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Antic Hay, a Novel

Publisher: George H. Doran Company, New York

Publication Date: 1923

Binding: Full Blue Cloth w/spine Label

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: Insightful Hardcover

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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