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    Aldous Huxley. Brave New World. London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. First edition, trade issue. Octavo (7.4375 x 4.875 inches; 189 x 124 mm.). [2, blank], [6], 306, [2] pages. Publisher's blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt; top edge of text block stained bluish-gray; in the original blue and white illustrated dust jacket. Spine slightly skewed; ends of backstrip gently pushed; corners bumped; soft scuff mark to front board. Foxing to bottom and fore-edge of text block. Regular age yellowing to pages. Mild wear to edges and joints of dust jacket; slight toning, foxing to flaps and verso of dust jacket. Near fine. "...[It] remains the definitive critique of the technologically supported 'rational' society, exposing the darker side of scientific humanism. It is a brilliant and perceptive polemic, and the opposing side of the argument has found no advocate of comparable eloquence'--Barron, Anatomy of Wonder, 2-47. Connolly 75.

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