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Brave New World (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books)

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1946

Seller ID: 2199861

Condition: Near Fine


First Modern Library edition. Lacks jacket, otherwise an excellent copy. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [xviii], 310, [3] pp. 8vo. A prophetic novel of natural man in an unnatural world. Huxley's novel is part of the dystopian tradition in literature, displaying the ways in which highly organized police states marginalize the individual and destroy personal freedoms. View more info

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Those Barren Leaves

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203547

Condition: Good


First American edition. Spine toned, boards a bit soiled, hinges just beginning to weaken, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 400 pp. A satirical novel by the author of the famous dystopia Brave New World. The title is a nod to a poem by William Wordsworth entitled 'The Tables Turned,' and the main theme of the novel is the ridiculousness of feigned sophistication, which Huxley demonstrates by gathering a small group of snobbish characters at an Italian palace.  KEYWORDS: LITERATURE BRITISH SATIRE SOCIAL CRITICISM View more info

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Jesting Pilate: The Diary of a Journey

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290434

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Spine faded. 1926 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 291, [5] pp. 8vo. A travelogue by the author of Brave New World. The author recounts his experiences traveling through six countries, and offers his observations on their people, cultures, and customs. Chapters include: India and Burma; Malaya; The Pacific; America. View more info

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Antic Hay

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290437

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Spine faded, light spot on rear board, ink name on front endpaper, small dealer plate on rear endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of Brave New World. A satire of post-World War I London intellectuals, the work follows Theodore Gumbril, Jr., the protagonist, and his bohemian friends as they drift aimlessly through their lives in search of happiness. Huxley's witty and allusive narrative style is a strong counterpoint to his nihilistic vision of humanity. - Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature View more info

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Time Must Have a Stop

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290439

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Lacks jacket. Rear jacket panel mounted on front free endpaper, owner bookplate on front paste-down. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 311, [3] pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of Brave New World. Follows the story of Sebastian Barnack, a young poet, who holidays with his hedonistic uncle in Florence. Many of the philosophical themes discussed in the novel are explored further in Huxley's 1945 work, The Perennial Philosophy. View more info

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Ape and Essence

By: Huxley, Aldous Leonard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2290440

Condition: Very Good


Early printing (I-X code on copyright page). Includes original jacket. Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 1948 Hard Cover. 205, [5] pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of Brave New World. Ape and Essence (1948) is a novel by Aldous Huxley, published by Chatto & Windus in the UK and Harper & Row in the US. It is set in a dystopia, similar to Brave New World, Huxley's more famous work. It is largely a satire of the rise of large-scale warfare and warmongering in the 20th century, and presents a pessimistic view of the politics of mutually assured destruction. The book makes extensive use of surrealist imager... View more info

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Bhagavad-Gita

By: Prabhavananda, Swami; Isherwood, Christopher; Huxley, Aldous

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1995

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2297902

ISBN: 1566196701

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 1995 Hard Cover. xxix, 128 pp. The Bhagavad Gita (/?b???v?d ??i?t??, -t?/; Sanskrit: ????? ????, IAST: bhagavad-g?t?, lit. The Song of God),[1] often referred to as the Gita, is a 700-verse Sanskrit scripture that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata (chapters 23–40 of Bhishma Parva). The Gita is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Krishna. At the start of the Dharma Yudhha (righteous war) between Pandavas and Kauravas, Arjuna is filled with moral dilemma and despair about the violence and death the wa... View more info

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Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials (Time Reading Program Special Edition)

By: Starkey, Marion L.; Huxley, Aldous

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Time, Incorporated: 1963

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281350

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed and toned. 1963 Trade Paperback. xxxii, [4], 344, [2] pp. Introduction by Aldous Huxley. This historical narrative of the Salem witch trials takes its dialogue from actual trial records but applies modern psychiatric knowledge to the witchcraft hysteria. Starkey's sense of drama also vividly recreates the atmosphere of pity and terror that fostered the evil and suffering of this human tragedy. View more info

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Ramakrishna: Prophet of New India

By: Swami Nikhilananda; Huxley, Aldous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper: 1948

Seller ID: 2277923

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket, lightly rubbed. 1948 Hard Cover. A collection of writings from the influential guru Ramakrishna. View more info