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    Aldous Huxley, "Brave New World" Author, Signed Letter Born into a prominent English family, Aldous Huxley wanted to become a scientist like his grandfather, T. H. Huxley. Unfortunately, a medical condition robbed him of most of his sight while he was a student at Eton. In 1932 he published his masterwork, Brave New World, which painted a bleak picture of a future where creativity and individuality is totally crushed by the tyrannical state. Interestingly, one of his students at Eton, Eric Blair, wrote a similar type of novel in 1948. You may know him better as George Orwell (1984). This lot is an autograph letter signed, one page, 5" x 6.5", written in Calcutta on February 3, 1926. In part: "Your letter of Christmas Day has only just reached me. I fear that interviewing, except by telepathy, must be out of the question till my return to Europe next summer - or perhaps it will be in America, through which I expect to pass on the way." One original mailing fold, else fine condition. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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