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  • POINT COUNTER POINT. by Huxley, Aldous.
    Huxley, Aldous.
    POINT COUNTER POINT.

    Edition: First American edition, first binding.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1928. dj. Hardcover first edition - Huxley's longest and most complex novel, A story of 1920s intellectual life in which the characters are based on artists, politicians, and socialites of the time including D. H. Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield, Nancy Cunard, and John Middleton Murray. Included in the Modern Library's 100 Best English-language novels of the 20th century. Basis for a BBC television series in 1968. First edition stated on copyright page, with Doubleday device, date of 1928 on title page. Original price of $2.50 on dust jacket flap. Bound in mint green cloth with deep purple top stain, lilac endpapers, printed title label on spine. (Bromer A18.4.1) 432 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. An uncommonly attractive copy with only minimal foxing, tight and straight, with bright clean covers. Dust jacket has toning to the spine and edges, a very small chip at the fold on the rear cover. Purple lettering on green dust jacket ties in with the deep purple topstain. The US edition is much less common than the UK edition.

    Book ID: 77833
    View cart More details Price: $625.00
  • POINT COUNTER POINT. by Huxley, Aldous.
    Huxley, Aldous.
    POINT COUNTER POINT.

    Edition: First American edition.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1928. dj. Hardcover first edition - Huxley's longest and most complex novel, A story of 1920s intellectual life in which the characters are based on artists, politicians, and socialites of the time including D. H. Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield, Nancy Cunard, and John Middleton Murray. Included in the Modern Library's 100 Best English-language novels of the 20th century. Basis for a BBC television series in 1968. First edition stated on copyright page, with Doubleday device, date of 1928 on title page. Very pale green cross-hatched endpapers. 432 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in red cloth with red tinting to the top edge - spine is slightly faded and creased, label is very faded, but this is straight, clean and sturdy copy

    Book ID: 81972
    View cart More details Price: $40.00