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Auction: Books and Manuscripts: A Summer Miscellany
was auctioned on: 28 July 2020
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HUXLEY | Five first editions, two signed

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000
ca. US$1,285 - US$2,571
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 84, Views: 6

Property of a German CollectorHUXLEY, ALDOUS COLLECTION OF FIVE FIRST EDITIONS: Young Archimedes. New York: George H. Doran, 1924. 8vo, FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, SIGNED ("Young Archimedes | Aldous Huxley | 1945"), original yellow cloth, spine label, previous owners bookplate, boards slightly worn, bumped; Point Counter Point. London: Chatto & Windus, 1928. 8vo, FIRST BRITISH EDITION, original red cloth, top edge red, spotting and browning to cloth, spine sunned; After many a Summer dies the Swan. London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1939. 8vo, FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, red cloth with gilt and blue design, dust-jacket, lightly bumped, dust-jacket with small chips at extremities; The Genius and the Goddess. London: Chatto & Windus, 1955. 8vo, FIRST BRITISH EDITION, turquoise cloth with spine label, dust-jacket designed by Charles Mozley dust-jacket worn slightly at extremities with small tear on upper cover; The Genius and the Goddess. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. 8vo, FIRST AMERICAN EDITION SIGNED ("Aldous Huxley | 1956"), boards with publisher's imprint in gilt, spine gilt, dust-jacket by Emil Antonucci, dust-jacket chipping at extremities with spine sunned; Eschelbach and Shober 41, 49, 2, 29, 29 To view Shipping Calculator, please click here

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Books and Manuscripts: A Summer Miscellany
Date of the auction: 28 Jul 2020 - 4 Aug 2020
Address: Sotheby's