Brave New World.
after midnight when the last of the helicopters took its flight.
Stupefied by soma, and exhausted by a long-drawn frenzy of sensuality,
the Savage lay sleeping in the heather. The sun was already high when he
awoke. He lay for a moment, blinking in owlish incomprehension at the
light; then suddenly remembered—everything. ‘Oh, my God, my God!’ He
covered his eyes with his hand.”
FIRST EDITION, a beautiful copy in the original dust jacket, of Huxley's
classic dystopian novel; one of the highspots of twentieth-century
London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. Octavo, original cloth, original dust
jacket; custom half-leather box. Bookplate of Daniel Henry Holmes
Ingalls, noted Harvard professor of Sanskrit. Book fine, bright dust
jacket in outstanding condition with only the slightest edgewear. $8500.